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Texas politicians still shoveling REAL ID horse manure
The Texas REAL ID bill, considered
by many in the Lone Star State as horse manure, is scheduled to
be heard on May 2, 2013, before the Homeland Security and Public
Safety Committee in Austin...
Should libertarians trust the state to safeguard their gold?
Texas Governor Rick Perry wants to
bring the state's $1 billion worth of gold bullion back home. It
currently resides in a vault in New York City. Meanwhile,
Southlake Republican Congressman Giovanni Capriglione...
Libertarian Meetup meets TANSTAAFL Pub
Tarrant County Libertarians are
holding their next Meetup at the TANSTAAFL Pub in Arlington on
Wednesday, April 17. This would seem like a natural since the
relationship between libertarians and the pub's name and meaning
is entirely appropriate; the Libertarian Party, TANSTAAFL, and
TANSTAAFL Pub all have roots in the 1970s...
Connecticut's new gun laws great news for psychopaths
The Connecticut Post broke the
great news on Monday, April Fools Day, but they weren't fooling:
"State to have toughest gun laws in the nation, lawmakers say."
This is indeed great news for serial killers, mass murderers,
violent gang members and other psychopaths...
Libertarians need their own Brain Food Truck
Sheila Dean, who has long served
as Libertarian News Examiner's Special Correspondent on national
ID and surveillance issues, has this time spotlighted a new
twist on the modern food trucks prowling the streets of our
Sociopaths, zombies and 'the state is our greatest invention'
In his Salon article “The Walking
Dead”: Anti-libertarian critique" Steven Lloyd Wilson attempts
to make the case that without our "greatest invention," the
state, we'll all be just a pack of nameless, aimless shameless
Kops don't want no smart peeples
An old abc news article datelined
September 8, 2000 and reported in Libertarian News Examiner in
2012 as "Bozo cops only; others need not apply" has been
Do Libertarians deserve better spokespeople than the Pauls?
Do libertarians deserve better
spokespeople than Ron and Rand Paul? MSNBC host Lawrence
O'Donnell called the Pauls "paranoid, lying politicians" in a
9:20 minute video rant...
Is there any real 'liberaltarianism' on the left?
New York Times opinion columnist
Ross Douthat introduced "liberaltarianism" to his readers,
defining it as "a phrase coined in 2006 by Brink Lindsey ,then
of the Cato Institute, to describe the possibility of a
Guns and mental health: Be careful what you wish for
"Connecticut passed a law today
that bans so-called assault weapons. This is not hitting the
real problem of mental health...
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with all the politicians. I have voted republican all my life, but
things are really changing now. The more I read your articles and listen
to the media, the more I think I'm a Libertarian. I also consider myself
a Conservative and an Independent.
Damn you, Garry! I'm too busy as it is,
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