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  • Kokesh Freedom Tour 2015
    Kokesh 'Freedom! Fund' gets tax deductible status for growing freedom
    Adam Kokesh announced Tuesday, September 30, "We have just been granted 501(c)3 status for The FREEDOM! Fund by the IRS and all contributions to American Campfire Freedom Tour will be tax-deductible."The American Campfire Freedom Tour is...
  • Rand Paul
    Rand Paul's Problem
    Rand Paul has a problem.The putative 2016 presidential candidate hopes to enter the White House as the nominee of the Republican Party, a political organization dominated by Bible-thumping Southern whites who don’t share Paul’s...
  • Rand Paul
    Progressivism vs. Libertarianism
    American history swings between reform and reaction, between change and consolidation.The nation’s history has been punctuated by reform movements aimed at welcoming previously marginalized groups into the body politic or extending the...
  • Ronald Reagan star
    Author Craig Shirley considers whether Ronald Reagan was a libertarian
    Yesterday was the tenth anniversary of the death of President Ronald Reagan. He died on June 5, 2004, the eve of the 60th anniversary of the D-Day invasion and the 20th anniversary of his speech at Normandy remembering “the boys of Pointe du...
  • Libertarianism 1.0 thru 9.0
    If this is Libertarianism 3.0 let's keep counting
    In a major article for The Daily Beast about libertarianism and the Koch Brothers Reason.com/Reason.tv's Editor-in-Chief Nick Gillespie turns his focus on what he touts as "Libertarianism 3.0."Libertarianism 1.0, Gillespie posits,...
  • Conspiracy Theory circa 1935
    There is only one real conspiracy. Are you part of it?
    Forget all of the mainstream conspiracy theories.It's completely irrelevant whether The Rockefellers, Rothschilds, illuminati, Masons, Knights Templar or Zionists are secretly manipulating all evil in the world.Whether real or imagined they...
  • Rand Paul's Juggling Act
    The (Sort of) Libertarian
    Rand Paul has a knack for good theater.Earlier this month the Kentucky Republican took his libertarian brand of conservatism to one of the most liberal enclaves in America — the University of California, Berkeley.He survived.The University...
  • Marc Tancer and Adrian Wyllie
    Local Libertarians elect new board
    Last night, January 13, 2014, the Libertarian Party of Palm Beach County held their annual meeting in downtown Lake Worth, Florida. Their original intent was simply to elect a new treasurer, vice-chair and an at-large director, however their...
  • Advocates for Self-Government
    Libertarianism is the simple morality we learned as children
    What is a libertarian? That's a question with almost as many answers as there are libertarians. My favorite definition is that libertarianism is what your mother taught you, “Keep you hands to yourself, don't take other people's...
  • Top ten books about libertarianism
    Top ten books about libertarianism
    Here are my choices for the top ten best libertarian books, in no particular order. My Amazon.com wish list is here. Some are also available form the Advocates for Self-Government, The Cato Institute, Laissez Faire Club, or from the author's...
  • Lauren Daugherty
    Texas LPers, meet your new Executive Director
    The Libertarian Party of Texas recently hired Lauren Daugherty as its new Executive Director and Dallas Libertarian Examiner jumped at an opportunity to interview her. Here are the highlights.Are you a native Texan?I was born in Temple but spent...
  • Libertarian Lifeguard
    The welfare question Libertarians don't want you to ask
    A Texas woman recently shot her two children and then killed herself in a state welfare office after a months-long struggle to get food stamps. It's a shocking story which casts harsh light on the desperation felt by many of the country's...
  • Justin Amash
    Karl Rove calls Justin Amash 'the most liberal Republican'
    Video surfaced Monday of controversial Republican strategist Karl Rove calling Michigan Rep. Justin Amash “the most liberal Republican” due to the Congressman's libertarian-leaning beliefs.“The most liberal Republican is...
  • The State
    Why there are no libertarian countries yet
    Michael Lind at Salon opened a cool ongoing discussion last week by asking a question that supposedly had never been asked before, and which libertarians cannot answer:"Why are there no libertarian countries? If libertarians are correct in...
  • Phyllis Schlafly
    Phyllis Schlafly: Bible's compassion mandate does not apply to immigrants
    The biggest problem with the 21st century Republican party is not their lack of a broader appeal. It's the fact that, when it comes to the intended role of government, they are ideologically divided between one far side of the aisle and the...