In the acrimonious political atmosphere of the early twenty-first century, where Obama fans desperately defend their latter-day Luke Skywalker at all costs and without much introspection, where authoritarian conservatives fall back to their contrived small-government script and where the middle just wants to know what’s in it for them, those few of us talking about […]
I never questioned the legitimacy of governments. Their history is rife with examples of some people using them to initiate violence against others, but I just thought they needed reform – and I thought “mine” was better. How misguided I was. Despite the nationalistic propaganda we’re endlessly fed in schools and the media, the US […]
Loudest Voice = Majority Opinion, or how a small group can exert influence greater than its numbers. We in the Liberty movement might benefit from using psychology to make our numbers seem greater than they actually are.
For those of us that had high hopes of Ron Paul placing at least third in Iowa and first in New Hampshire, the disappointment is palpable. We gave him $20 million dollars and went evangelical to get him the needed exposure. Doing worse in New Hampshire than in Iowa and losing the anti-war vote to […]
Daniel Miessler would have us believe that Ron Paul is Seriously Flawed as a Candidate; We’re Just So in Love With Him That We’re Not Paying Attention. Well I am paying attention and Dr. Ron Paul is one of the least flawed presidential candidates in the 2008 race. Here’s why: Here’s why Ron Paul is […]
Today, while peacefully waiting his turn to enter the Senate Petraeus hearings, a citizen was tackled by Capitol Police, reportedly resulting in a broken leg. No appearance of violence The police would not let this citizen enter the hearings. The citizen refused to bow his head and go on his merry way. The citizen gave […]
A released sex offender is living in a riverbed because landlords don’t want him and a recent law prohibits him from living near schools, parks or beaches. Once released from prison, a person has paid their debt I’m no fan of rapists, child molesters or other criminals but let’s be smart about this. Once released […]
An 85-year-old Marine vet of 3 wars is being screwed over by the Veterans Administration. He served in WWII, Korea and Vietnam, can’t hear and has all kinds of medical problems. The Marines released him with a 100% disability rating. The VA tricked him But the VA tricked him into signing off on only a […]