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Woman Wrongfully Arrested By Sloppy Officer May Soon Get Justice

Woman Wrongfully Arrested By Sloppy Officer May Soon Get Justice This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. In 2009, a woman was forced to spend 80 days in jail after being arrested on bogus drug dealing charges. While the charges were eventually dropped, allowing […]

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Residents Leave Kansas In Search For Legal Medical Cannabis

Residents Leave Kansas In Search For Legal Medical Cannabis This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. A new bill under review by the Kansas legislature could help residents suffering from conditions that could benefit from medical marijuana. This piece of news is being met […]

You Disagree. Now What?

You Disagree. Now What? This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. When you come across a libertarian who you disagree with, what do you do? As libertarians, you and I understand that individuals differ. We differ in how we choose to live our lives. […]

Don’t Be Ugly To Others

Don’t Be Ugly To Others This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. The 1999 award-winning film, the Green Mile, tells the story of the lives of guards on death row who are affected by one of their charges: a large black man accused of […]

Snowden’s Non-Profit Releases Tools To Protect Journalists, Whistleblowers

Snowden’s Non-Profit Releases Tools To Protect Journalists, Whistleblowers This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Edward Snowden is the gift that keeps on giving. At least for us, libertarians. Not only did he blow the whistle on the federal government’s lack of care for […]

Arizona Bill Could Be A Win For Sound Money

Arizona Bill Could Be A Win For Sound Money This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. A bill being considered by the Arizona legislature could be the park of a sound money revolution. Much like the marijuana legalization movement ignited by anti-drug war advocates […]

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Hyperbole Is NOT Your Friend

Hyperbole Is NOT Your Friend This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. How many times have you been listening to a policy discussion or debate and you hear a stat, fact, figure, or talking point that just seems completely unbelievable? You go home afterward […]

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The Importance of Being Self-Taught

Betsy DeVos was confirmed as Education Secretary this week. This was one of the most contentious and controversial confirmations in history. Those opposing her nomination cited a lack of experience in public education as a reason why she was unfit to serve. With all the controversy, it’s important to consider another argument. It really shouldn’t […]

Who Owns Jobs: The Government or the Employer?

Who Owns Jobs: The Government or the Employer? This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Reuters has reported that the Donald Trump administration’s pick for head of the U.S. Labor Department has admitted to hiring undocumented immigrants in the past. More specifically, he admitted to […]

Why It Matters That Vizio Collected Personal Data For Years

Why It Matters That Vizio Collected Personal Data For Years This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. In the age of smartphones and mass Internet communication, it isn’t a surprise to learn that smart TV makers like Vizio and Samsung have been gathering and […]

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We Ignore Freedom

We Ignore Freedom This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. If we don’t have freedom of movement, do we really have freedom at all? If you or I can’t escape war, poverty, and oppression in search of a better life or more opportunity for ourselves, […]

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Montana to Remove Middle Man, Liberating the Market from Obamacare

Montana to Remove Middle Man, Liberating the Market from Obamacare This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Health care has been a hot button issue for years. Ever since the passage of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) — also known as Obamacare — a […]

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Maryland Lawmakers Closer to Legalizing Recreational Weed

Maryland Lawmakers Closer to Legalizing Recreational Weed This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Maryland could soon join the group of states putting an end to the federal ban on marijuana by passing a piece of legislation that would legalize the substance for recreational […]

How would roads be operated and financed in the ideal libertarian world?

How would roads be operated and financed in the ideal libertarian world? This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Question: How would roads be operated and financed in the ideal libertarian world? How would traffic violations, actions which may be victimless crimes but would be […]

Go Around

Go Around This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Frequently, I hear from libertarians about some of the issues they face when performing outreach activities or communicating libertarian ideas. Often, they come to roadblocks that they can’t seem to get past. In the marketplace, […]

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Email Company Targeted Over Snowden Relaunches Offering Greater Privacy

 Email Company Targeted Over Snowden Relaunches Offering Greater Privacy This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. Lavabit became a household name after former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden made the public aware of the U.S. government’s mass spying programs. At the time, […]

Do libertarians favor gun control?

Do libertarians favor gun control? This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. QUESTION: I am unclear on the libertarian stand on gun control and crime. Should there be gun control in a libertarian society? And if so, how much? MY SHORT ANSWER: Firearms, like fists, can […]

No Property Rights: CO Supreme Court Allows Cops to Destroy Seized Pot

No Property Rights: CO Supreme Court Allows Cops to Destroy Seized Pot This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. The Colorado Supreme Court has ruled that police are allowed to destroy marijuana seized in criminal investigations, reversing the requirement that police store marijuana as […]

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Where Is Your Compassion And Understanding?

Where Is Your Compassion And Understanding? This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. How are we different? For many, we have the understanding that nothing can be in the best interest of everyone, save the freedom to decide for ourselves. There is no “one […]

Are You A Disciplined Libertarian?

Are You A Disciplined Libertarian? This article was featured in our weekly newsletter, the Liberator Online. To receive it in your inbox, sign up here. When I say the word discipline, what is the first thing to comes to mind? For many of us, it has to do with punishment. Unfortunately, those in favor of Big Government […]

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