It’s no secret that I harbor no love for the sorts of extreme social conservatives who’d like to shove their religious views up some orifice of mine, but social conservatives rejoicing about the murder of Dr. George Tiller take things to a new low. For those not aware, Tiller performed abortions and was shot at [...]Continue reading Socially conservative sickos
Archive for May, 2009
Megadeth Hook in Mouth So Far, So Good, So What! (1988) Music by D. Mustaine/D. Ellefson, Lyrics by D. Mustaine) A cockroach in the concrete, courthouse tan and beady eyes. A slouch with fallen arches, purging truths into great lies. A little man with a big eraser, changing history Procedures that hes programmed to, all [...]Continue reading Liberty Rock Friday: Hook in Mouth by Megadeth
Perhaps we could chalk up President Obama’s SCOTUS nominee Sonia Sotomayor’s racially charged statement as a Bidenesque blunder if she had not made rulings as a judge which suggests that she does believe that some individuals are more equal than others. Ricci v. DeStefano is a case-in-point. Sotomayor joined the Second Circuit’s majority which concluded [...]Continue reading Does Sonia Sotomayor Believe that Some Individuals are More Equal than Others?
Hey Cougars? Want to flash those pearly whites and shiny disposition when that mid-20′s waiter flatters you by asking for your ID at the bar? Well, good luck in Virginia… Smiling is forbidden: Few places in Virginia are as draining to the soul and as numbing to the buttocks as the branch offices of the [...]Continue reading Security Theatre Of The Absurd
Since Barack Obama has decided to continue down the path George Bush started down, the path of Robert Mugabe and Friedrich Ebert, the United States economy will soon be facing all the problems associated with inflation. Unfortunately, the effects of inflation are poorly popularized, meaning that most people have a very limited understanding of inflation. [...]Continue reading The Signs of Inflation
In the Wall Street Journal today, an article is published that details how cities are disincorporating as a result of the declining economy. Cities are dissolving themselves in order to escape city union contracts, among other things. As the recession batters city budgets around the U.S., some municipalities are considering the once-unthinkable option of dissolving [...]Continue reading Governments Collapsing In Tough Economy
After I listened to the oral arguments of the California Supreme Court’s hearing on Proposition 8 and gay marriage, it seemed pretty obvious that the Court would find, based on state law that had nothing to do with the gay marriage issue, that Proposition 8 was a proper amendment to the state Constitution. And, it [...]Continue reading California Supreme Court Upholds Proposition 8
From our newly-named nominee to the Supreme Court: I would hope that a wise Latina woman with the richness of her experiences would more often than not reach a better conclusion than a white male who hasn’t lived that life. Three problems with this: 1) Who is to say that the experiences I have, as [...]Continue reading Quote Of The Day
A bunch of us are trying to get Judge Andrew Napolitano’s online program Freedom Watch into a televised slot at Fox News. According to an e-mail I received from Judge Napolitano’s colleague Shelly Roche, the Fox producers are telling her the two most important things we can do are “flooding Fox with emails and showing [...]Continue reading Let’s get some freedom watched on Fox News
EVERY AMERICAN NEEDS TO WATCH THIS! Mancow Muller of Chicago’s Big 89, WLS-AM Mancow & Cassidy show, gets waterboarded to see what it’s like and shares it with listeners and viewers.Continue reading Mancow gets waterboarded: “Absolutely torture. Absolutely. That’s drowning.”
John Locke, the founding fathers, Ayn Rand, Milton Friedman and the other names of great thinkers we quote often at The Liberty Papers are not the only ones who have written amazing works concerning philosophy, liberty, culture, and government. These issues do not even have to be addressed in the form of a book, newspaper [...]Continue reading Introducing Liberty Rock
This one isn’t too much of a shocker. SC Governor Mark Sanford, who is often pretty good on most things (except for that little evolution thing, McCain endorsement, etc.), is taking Republicans in his own state to court. Here’s the scoop: South Carolina Gov. Mark Sanford is suing his own attorney general and accusing state [...]Continue reading Weird stuff happening today in Republicanville
I know some who read my posts regarding police misconduct might not believe me when I say respect the police and the dangerous job they do. I believe that the police misconduct I write about generally are exceptions to the rule that most individuals in law enforcement do their jobs with the highest degree of [...]Continue reading What Does it Really Mean to Respect Law Enforcement?
While I rarely simply cut-and-paste an entire campaign or party e-mail to a blog post, this one deserves to be an exception to the rule: Help put a libertarian news program on the Fox News Channel! Dear Libertarian activists, Thank you so much! Because of your support, the show “Freedom Watch” is finally being considered [...]Continue reading Help put Freedom Watch on Fox News Channel
California’s in a world of hurt, exacerbated by the fact that we didn’t offer to give the state a whole bunch more money during our ballot propositions yesterday. There are a lot of reasons for our pain, but it really comes down to a state that never quite understood TANSTAAFL. They’ve been sold the lie [...]Continue reading Let Us Fail
Over at The Next Right, I made the point that the GOP needs libertarians more than libertarians need the GOP. While I went into greater detail, this sums up the key theme of the posting: Libertarians are used to wandering in the wilderness like political nomads. We know we’ll be called upon from time to [...]Continue reading Which is the best libertarian insult: libbieloon, libtard, or losertarian?
Comedy is hard. Really, really hard. Funny requires stepping outside the box — saying something a bit unexpected. There are a lot of ways to screw it up, and often what sounds funny in your head is not so funny when a listener hears it. There’s a reason why many actors say that comedy acting [...]Continue reading Don’t Apologize For Funny
Re: Presenting the Latest Nominees for the Ramos-Compean Medal of Valor You are a real piece of work. Keep drinking the Kool-aid. Do you even know what you are speaking about? Apparently you enjoy your drugs and despise anyone who would delay your supply from reaching. That is the only logical reason why you would [...]Continue reading Comment of the Day : “So I’m an Ass” Edition
California is not a well-governed state. But for a long time, I heavily blamed the voters on that one. After all, they did stupid things like voting for a $9B bond issue to start a high-speed rail line in the middle of a horrendous deficit. But perhaps I spoke too soon. Yes, California voters are [...]Continue reading Fixing California Finances — Ignore The Voters!
On this website, we have a category called “Dumbasses & Authoritarians” that is a grab bag of stories about really dumb or vicious government officials. Typically, the posts that are assigned to that category detail some government official who is making everything worse via his actions. No, not every post gets assigned to that category, [...]Continue reading One Proper Way To Confront a Government Official