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  • 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...
  • Think For Yourself
    Evidence shows this anti-libertarian fails his own criteria
    David Robert Grimes who wrote in The Guardian that libertarian ideology "is the natural enemy of science" fails his own litmus test; he can't tell ideology from science or either from "evidence.""Whether the issue is...
  • Rice and Goodell clash again
    Ravens RB Ray Rice cut, suspended indefinitely
    News ~Following today’s TMZ video airing of running back Ray Rice knocking out his fiancée (now wife) Janay Palmer with a single punch to the left side of her face, the perennial AFC North contender Baltimore Ravens announced his...
  • Liar Liar
    The 5 degrees of lying that affect the LIAR as much as the ones who were lied to
    Admit it. At various points in your life, you have looked someone directly in their eyes and told them a boldface lie. Human beings lie for a variety of reasons: To impress others; to entertain others; to protect themselves from danger, harm or...
  • Monday Musings, Vol. 2
    Monday Musings, Vol. 2
    Dear Readers,Alas, another weekend has come and gone. And you know what that (occasionally) means: another edition of Monday Musings!Last week, I lamented the fact that our recent move from apartment to house—and the all-consuming tasks that...
  • JPFO Founder Aaron Zelman
    JPFO vs. SAF: a gun battle of gun groups
    Reports are flooding the Gunnersphere, most linking back to a Claire Wolfe blog, that JPFO is being "handed off to SAF."JPFO is Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership. They've been considered the premier gun rights group by...
  • Washington Power Sharks
    Washington Redskins and the rename game
    "Simms, Dungy To Avoid Saying 'Redskins' On Air" – Headline, August 19, 2014Those suffering the deep dementia known as Political Correctness continue to insist that the name "Redskins" for the NFL Washington DC...
  • Monday Musings
    Monday Musings, Vol. 1
    Hi All,After much deliberation—well, a scattering of thoughts, really—I’ve decided to start a new feature on HBE: Monday Musings. This won’t be a weekly thing, but rather a sporadic affair that will allow me to share my...
  • Restoring History.US
    History buffs welcome; trolls need not apply
    Some people are history. Some people are buff. Some people are history buffs.If you're the latter and you think American history has been propagandized with a liberal/progressive bias there's not really an app for that but there is a...
  • Robin Williams
    'People Pleasing' is an addictive vice similar to alcoholism or drug addiction
    Some addictions that men and women suffer from are very easy to identify. For example, when someone is an alcoholic or heroin addict, we can usually detect this from their bizarre and volatile behavior. Even a man who is addicted to internet porn...
  • Group Think
    Libertarians and the Great Holocaust Denial Scandal
    A writer named Mark Ames at Pando Daily first "exposed libertarians" as racists because a 1970s Reason magazine published "pro-apartheid South Africa articles during the 1970s" and then outed the same magazine for dedicating an...
  • Inside the box politics
    Are you stuck in the Left-Right box world?
    The reason the political, social and cultural discourse in the United States is so divisive, so rancorous, so deeply vitriolic, is because so few think outside of their own cherished box any more.There was a time in America when the vast majority...
  • America's Iron Throne
    America's Game of Thrones
    American politics is a real life Game of Thrones orchestrated by a cryptic self-serving ruling class of politicians, corporatists and bankster kingmakers. It's why libertarians loathe them all.Based on evidence from both the Left and Right...