A version of this article appeared in Students For Liberty’s blog on September 11, 2012.
“The world has changed, and we’re not going back to where we were. I find one of the sillier ideas — and you hear it all the time — is the notion that American policy has been [...]
Something many people don’t realize is that gay marriage has been legalized by state legislatures in just three states, Vermont, New Hampshire, and New York. Given the popular support for gay marriage nationwide, it is simply deplorable that so little has been accomplished so far. More states have decriminalized marijuana than extended the
If there’s one lesson to be learned about polarization and heated rhetoric, it’s that the Other Guys are murdering Commie terrorists who want to bring down the government. On no account let Them win.
Yesterday, the great sage and eminent philosopher Jerry Springer compared the Tea Party to Osama bin Laden and various unnamed [...]
“We of all people understand public opinion. We know it’s not popular, but We see that gathering storm–We see it out there on the horizon. Our constituents may be outside mowing their lawns looking up seeing a sunny sky, but we see those storm clouds developing.”
In the course of tracking down and verifying a quote on Facebook attributed to Daniel Webster, I came across the speech from which it was derived. It was so good I thought I would repost it here. It is titled “The Philanthropic Love of Power.”
I believe the power of [...]
“These ‘skeptical libertarians’ on Facebook seem to be most skeptical of actual skeptics i.e., people who question the media-approved version of events, or the infallibility of the pharmaceutical-industrial complex, which these alleged skeptics treat like a holy priesthood,” writes author Tom Woods. “I am fine with the scientific method. What I am not fine [...]
In a new article entitled “When Atheists Attack,” Skeptical Libertarian blog contributor Drew Rush takes issue with what he calls “some of my colleagues’ belief that atheism, rather than religion, is a more fertile soil for growing libertarian ideas in someone’s mind. Simply put, there are plenty of hardcore, statist atheists, and they’re just as bent toward [...]
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