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Declaration of Independents

The Declaration of Independents – Review & Interview with Matt Welch


Review In The Declaration of Independents, Matt Welch and Nick Gillespie, while acknowledging the problems we face ,  display an optimistic outlook for expanding personal liberty. The tone of book is set with the statement, We are happy warriors against, busybodies, elites, and gatekeepers who insist on dictating how other people should live their lives. […]

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Cartoon of the Day


I’ve discovered a new political cartoonist, A. F. Branco. Enjoy! Click here to see more of his work!

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Citizen’s United, Free Speech and Our Natural Rights


July 17th on WIBC Saturday Open Phones we spoke with Steve Simpson, senior attorney at the Institute for Justice in Arlington, VA.  Steve wrote an in depth article in the Objective Standard, Citizens United and the Battle for Free Speech in America. It’s very detailed in the history of free speech in America especially with […]

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The Question of Rights Inflation (part two)


In part one, I wrote about the inflationary effect that creating new rights has on our core individual rights.  In particular, I looked at the problem of singling out one group or another by creating redundant rights in an attempt to atone for past wrongs.  In part two, let’s look at a more dangerous problem.  Creating […]

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The Perils of Ignoring Reality


I’m fat. My genes and metabolism may have something to with it, but they are not the root cause of my obesity. I know that I cannot lose weight by overeating and under exercising. The human body, to be healthy, needs the right amount of food, the right kinds of food and physical exertion. For the past several years I felt I could eat a little better, eat a little less and exercise a little more to lose weight. The result is I have gained a little weight each month. After several years, those monthly little bits have turned into over 80 pounds of unattractive, unhealthy body fat.

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