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  • Cara Schulz
    Chicken salad economics and the ghettoization of America
    "Taxes," Oliver Wendell Holmes famously wrote, "are the price we pay for a civilized society."But taxes, libertarians know, are the skim the "civilized" ruling classes take from the ruled classes to maintain their...
  • Private Snow Plowing
    Non-libertarian gets stuck in a Buffalo snowdrift
    Luckily for North Texas the snowfalls that find their way into the Metroplex are nowhere near as severe as the blizzards that annually engulf Buffalo, New York.Michael I. Niman isn't confused about that, but when he channels "the tired...
  • Libertarian Fireplace
    A Libertarian fireplace for a libertarian Santa visit?
    Every libertarian should be ecstatic over the "Libertarian Indoor Ventless Electric Wall Fireplace."This "Libertarian" item is currently available at various venues like Amazon, Walmart and Sears. It comes in assorted colors...
  • Ferguson Cops
    Ferguson, racism, race-baiting and 'police-ism'
    With all due respect Ferguson, Missouri, It's not just a racism problem, it's a police-ism problem.If you're a hammer, as the old saying goes, everything looks like a nail that must be hammered down – even when it isn't a...
  • Cobwebs in the sky
    Chemtrails, Zen tales and the libertarian Zero Aggression Principle
    Everyone, we are told, knows that chemtrails, those white fluffy-looking streaks crisscrossing the skies of our world, are not vapor trails left by the Jet engines of airplanes; they're really a secret conspiracy by our One World rulers to...
  • Net Neutrality
    Internet freedom and the reality of Net Neutrality
    People in favor of "Net Neutrality" for the Internet are afraid that Big Corporations will destroy the Internet as we know it so they want Big Government to control it. What these people never seem to understand is that Big Government...
  • Prison Overcrowding
    Reducing 'low level' crimes won't reduce prison populations
    California's Prop 47, which passed during the 2014 midterm elections, is designed to reduce penalties for "lower-level crimes" such as "shoplifting, forgery, fraud, petty theft, and possession of small amounts of drugs including...
  • Tim Scott and Mia Love
    Race-baiters turn racist after midterm elections
    "I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character." – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Sorry Dr. King, but many of...
  • Peoples Climate March
    Politicized climate change and the libertarian solution
    "Today only a small minority of scientists challenge the mainstream conclusion that climate change is linked to human activity." – Karl Ritter, Associated Press, Nov 2, 2014"Today only a small minority of scientists challenge...
  • REAL ID Cattle
    Police state junkies still pushing REAL ID
    The last time most people heard about REAL ID – the American Police State's insatiable lust to transform every state driver's license into a mandatory identification document, internal passport, government permission slip, public...
  • Illegal Pete's
    When political correctness becomes political infantilism
    Political Correctness has gotten so over-the-top infantile that the term "Holier Than Thou" applies to the Secular Political Correctness Bullies as much as it ever did to their mirror image Fundamentalist Bible Thumpers.A case in point...
  • Ministry of Truth
    Untruthy bureaucrats will administer The Truth
    America's pathologically untruthful government, as revealed by Edward Snowden and other courageous truthtellers, has decided to appoint itself the guardian of "the truth." In doing this remember that government asks permission from...
  • I Thought He Had a Gun
    Has Ann Coulter's brain been water-boarded?
    Two articles in Punk Rock Libertarian, when considered together, raise an interesting question.First is Ann Coulter's threat to libertarians – laughable, disgusting, terroristic, pick one – quoted from her recent column concerning...
  • Dad and Me
    Me, My Dad, and The Movies
    I was born with a mild case of cerebral palsy in July of 1982. Up until seventh grade, I was never physically able to put my left heel down. For the majority of my young life, I walked around with a brace on my leg. This led to schoolyard insults...
  • BIG Stolen Money
    How real libertarians guarantee everyone's incomes
    The Cato Institute recently offered a 3,209 word essay titled "The Pragmatic Libertarian Case for a Basic Income Guarantee" via its Cato Unbound website.It describes how "libertarians" can scramble onto the European socialist...