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  • Rep Moody's Marijuana Bill
    Texas cannabis conservatism faces Reefer Reformation
    As a socially and politically conservative state, sometimes called The Buckle of the Bible Belt, there's little surprise that Texas can't pass a marijuana decriminalization law, a recreational marijuana law, or even a medical marijuana law...
  • Justin Amash's Constitutionally-justified condemnation of CIA torture tactics not shared by all
    A Christian Libertarian’s perspective of the CIA’s torture of detainees
    I am a Christian, and not in name only. I am nowhere near perfect, but I aim to demonstrate my faith more through my actions than by simply trying to talk a good game.I have friends of many faiths and of no faiths that I respect, and I long ago...
  • 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...
  • John Wayne Smith
    Libertarian John Wayne Smith passes away from cancer
    The Libertarian Party of Florida (LPF) lost one of its pioneers yesterday, December 11, 2014. John Wayne Smith has lived a colorful life as a free man and passed away 43 years to the day to the forming of the national Libertarian Party. Smith was...
  • Saint Augustine Tea Party joins the Christmas Parade
    Saint Augustine Tea Party joins the Christmas Parade
    St Augustine’s Christmas ParadeSATP joins St Augustine Christmas ParadeThe Saint Augustine Tea Party (SATP) participated in the 2014 annual Christmas Parade which was held in the historic district on December 6, 2014. The SATP entered the...
  • Garner, Pantaleo and Orta
    State of the Police State 2014
    The AP ran a cop's-eye-view article of the Eric Garner chokehold killing. It's a "poor cop" victimization piece that can easily be ripped apart nearly line by line. The plain text below comes from the article; bold text is the...
  • 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...
  • Eric Golub Rocks Saint Augustine Tea Party Meeting
    Eric Golub Rocks Saint Augustine Tea Party Meeting
    Eric Golub Rocks SATP MeetingEric Golub, the politically conservative entertainer from Los Angeles was the featured speaker at the Saint Augustine Tea Party’s (SATP) meeting on November 25, 2014. The Village Inn rocked to the humor of Eric...
  • A stonecutter poses with his creation
    Are you dissatisfied with being special or with not being special?
    As we continue towards the end of the year, many news outlets (print, radio and TV) will begin to tabulate and report various statistics for criteria they have determined as important for us to know.Many of these statistics will be in the form of...
  • Tea Party at Nights of Lights
    Tea Party at “Nights of Lights”
    Tea Party at “Nights of Lights”November 22, 2014 marked the fourth time the Tea Party made its presence at the holiday gala known as the “Nights of Lights” in St Augustine, Florida. Each year the city adorns itself with...
  • Olson Corn-Revere Linsky
    Cato Institute panel discusses obscure but pivotal gay civil rights case
    A largely forgotten but pivotal civil rights case was the subject of a panel discussion at the Cato Institute in Washington on November 24.The event was sparked by a February blog post on The Washington Post's Volokh Conspiracy by Jonathan...
  • 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...
  • If you are pro-life, you can be a libertarian
    If you are pro-life, you can be a libertarian
    One popular misconception about libertarianism as a political principle, is that all libertarians are "for" abortion. Yesterday, November 20, 2014, Robert Christian wrote an article asserting that libertarians cannot be pro-life. This...
  • Tom Knapp and Big Freakin' Book
    Interview: A big freakin' libertarian's Big Freakin' Book
    Tom Knapp's blog bio identifies him this way: "Thomas L. Knapp, aka KN@PPSTER, is Senior News Analyst at the Center for a Stateless Society, letters editor at Antiwar.com and publisher of Rational Review News Digest. He lives in...