In one of the most mind boggling moments in American politics ever, Florida Governor Rick Scott refused to debate his opponent, former Florida Governor Charlie Crist, because……..Crist placed a fan underneath his podium. Scott claims that the rules forbid any electronics on stage, however Crist says that the rules didn’t ban fans on stage. Scott […]Continue reading Why Do We Give These People So Much Control Over Our Lives
If you run a liberty-friendly organization or blog and you have a press release you want shared, please e-mail email@example.com (Note: we are unable to accept press releases from any political candidates, regardless of party affiliation or office sought) October 15th, 2014 Contact: Associate Editor Elizabeth BeShears firstname.lastname@example.org (256) 527-8133 Libertarian Women Find […]Continue reading PRESS RELEASE: Libertarian Women Find Their Voice Online
A few weeks ago, California Governor Jerry Brown signed into law the nation’s first “affirmative consent” law. When it was proposed back in June, I said the proponents were control freaks. The law essentially says that consent must be given, affirmatively and actively, for each act of a sexual encounter. In other words “yes means […]Continue reading How ‘Affirmative Consent’ Laws Threaten Due Process
Many conservative Republicans like to blame libertarians for why the GOP has lost the past three out of four national elections. However, just as yes some libertarians do support Libertarian Party candidates over Republicans sometimes in competitive districts, we have social conservatives choosing to spend money to defeat Republicans, a couple of whom are in […]Continue reading Social Conservatives Spend Money To Defeat…..Republicans In This Year’s Midterms
Are you a classical liberal, small government conservative, conservatarian, or libertarian (big “L” or small “l”) with something to say? Do you think you can say it in a clever and creative way? If so, we want you to write for us! What we’re looking for are new contributors who can and are: Have basic […]Continue reading Writers Wanted!
This site published its first post on November 22, 2005. I was part of the original team recruited for this group blog. Many things have changed in those nearly nine years. From a personal standpoint, I’ve certainly had my own ups and downs. I’ve been married and divorced, entered professional politics and then left it, […]Continue reading Why I Decided To Take Over The Liberty Papers
Originally posted at United Liberty Twitter and the Internet in general have gone insane once Rand Paul endorsed Mitt Romney a day after his dad, Ron Paul, conceded the Presidential race. All of a sudden, Rand Paul became a sellout, a traitor, a neo-con, etc. The same Rand Paul whose Senate record has nearly been […]Continue reading Some Libertarians Need Social Skills
With the latest revelation that a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist, Jose Antonio Vargas, has come out as an illegal alien and John McCain’s latest stupidity, the issue of illegal immigration has popped back up. More and more states are joining the lead of Arizona and Alabama and are trying to take the immigration issue into […]Continue reading Illegal Immigration And The Way Forward
I wrote this originally on April 20, 2009 about Obama’s escalation of the war in Afghanistan. Now with Obama’s undeclared war in Libya beginning, I feel this is timely so I’m reposting it. In the American Conservative, Antiwar.com editor Justin Raitmando (whom I often disagree with) has a piece detailing some more leftist hypocrisy concerning […]Continue reading Repost: Where Did The Anti-War Movement Go?
Yesterday, President Obama announced a new plan that supposedly announced new drilling off the nation’s East Coast, Alaskan Coast, and Gulf of Mexico. State run media proclaimed it as Obama moving to the center and striking a balance between environmentalists and the “drill, baby, drill” crowd. However, once you look at Obama’s actual proposal the […]Continue reading Obama’s April Fools Joke
From his blog at Fox Business Network, John Stossel has this on government schools: It’s absurd that powerful Americans consider it normal that they must move their residence or manipulate politicians to get their kids into a good school No one has do that to buy an iphone, or a good restaurant meal In every […]Continue reading Stossel On Government Schools
The Senate passed Porkulus III by a vote of 70-28 with 13 Republicans demonstrating their party’s new found fiscal conservatism by crossing over to vote with every Democrat present for the bill. Like the first Porkulus signed by George W. Bush in 2008 and the Porkulus II passed last year, Porkulus III forks over billions […]Continue reading Porkulus III Passes Senate With Republican Help
On Thursday, the US Senate voted to restore pay go rules on a party line vote. President Obama praised the restoration of the PAYGO rule. Obama supporter Andrew Sullivan used the vote as a club to attack Republicans. Republicans opposed the restoration of pay go calling it a backdoor attempt to raise taxes. However, the […]Continue reading Is The PAYGO Rule Fiscally Responsible?
Meet Congressman Alan Grayson, a punk ass bitch and wannabe thoughtpoliceman Not everyone thinks imitation is the sincerest form of flattery. In fact, U.S. Rep. Alan Grayson of Orlando took such offense at a parody Web site aimed at unseating him that the freshman Democrat asked U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder to investigate the Lake […]Continue reading Congressional Thug Tries To Silence Free Speech
A recent article in the Washington Examiner by John Labeaume details the differing approaches to earmarks that two of most libertarian members of Congress have. This difference came out in a vote on an amendment that Flake wrote to H.R. 3791 which was the Fire Grants Reauthorization Act of 2009. The Flake amendment would ban […]Continue reading Earmark And Healthcare Wars: Ron Paul vs Jeff Flake
Well the good news is that the Democrats are saying they don’t have the votes. Probably one of the reasons why they don’t have the votes is because people are finding all about what’s in HR 3962. They’re objecting to: Higher taxes on individuals and businesses which will drive up unemployment Government dictating what’s in […]Continue reading ACTION ALERT: Put The Stake in Obamacare
On Saturday at 6PM, the Democrats plan to bring Obamacare for a vote on the House floor. Obamacare contains: A government run public option which will eventually take over our healthcare Higher taxes on individuals A mandate that businesses and individuals and families buy health insurance Increase the cost of health insurance by requiring insurance […]Continue reading ACTION ALERT: Obamacare Set For Vote On Saturday
Tomorrow on the Fifth of November, Americans for Prosperity will be coordinating with Congresswoman Michele Bachmann a Meetup at the United States Capital. The purpose of this meetup is to kill Obamacare. This blog, along with many bloggers and activists were invited to a conference call tonight with Congresswoman Bachmann and Redstate.com’s Erick Erickson. The […]Continue reading Congressional House Call Day
Economist Bruce Bartlett had a column in Forbes outlining why he thinks spending won’t be cut. Every time I write about the need to raise revenues to pay for federal spending, some nitwit always demands to know why we don’t just cut spending. That is not a viable option to deal with our fiscal problem. […]Continue reading Why Federal Government Spending Will Never Be Cut