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Assuming Responsibility in an Irresponsible World

By Sam Aydlette           “With great power comes great responsibility.”  Uncle Ben utters these profound words in Stan Lee’s classic Spiderman comic book series.  Although he is referring to his nephew’s new superpowers, [...]

Slave of the State: How Mandatory Government Service is Antithetical to Liberty

By Sam Aydlette While dining out with an old army buddy last Saturday, an intriguing conversation arose over the topic of compulsory service to the State.  My friend argued that it would benefit young people if they were tasked to do some [...]

Ending Government Bailouts (Updated)

By Sam Aydlette The Transaction Account Guarantee, or TAG, is the government insurance program for credit unions and other non interest bearing accounts.  Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has proposed a vote on the Senate floor that would [...]

Throwing Promises Off The Cliff

By Maria Stavrou Stories about the impending ‘fiscal cliff’ have been dominating the news lately, with lawmakers on both sides of the aisle accusing those on the other of being unwilling to compromise to reach a solution in order to avert [...]

Obamney 2012!

Written by Sam Aydlette   For many, the election on November 6 represented a polarized struggle between distinct ideological visions.  Yet the differences between presidential candidates Romney and Obama were, for the most part, a [...]

Guns Are Not the Problem, People Are

By Sam Aydlette "'Emergencies' have always been the pretext on which the safeguards of individual liberty have been eroded." ~F.A. Hayek In the wake of the Sandy Hook shootings, there has been a flurry of calls for gun control.  Senator [...]

Right to Work in Michigan?!

by Maria Stavrou Today, Michigan is on track to make history as one of the most heavily unionized states thus far to pass right-to-work legislation. Amid heavy protests by labor unions in the capitol building and despite last-minute coaxing [...]

Competing Currencies: Freedom from the Dollar Monopoly

By Sam Aydlette Currently, the U.S. Government restricts your economic transactions, as labor, goods, services, and all other commodities must be bought and sold according to their current dollar value.  Simply put, legal tender laws have [...]

Inflation is Theft!

By Sam Aydlette Many people are convinced that the Federal Reserve System is necessary for the continued prosperity of the United States.  Yet few understand how the Federal Reserve operates.  There are many misconceptions about both the [...]

Legal and Moral Dilemmas of Drone Strikes in a Free Society

America is now using over 7,500 drones to strike targets in Libya, Yemen, Somalia, Pakistan and Afghanistan.  Drone strikes in Pakistan alone have killed up to 3,341 people so far, despite a lack of Congressional approval.  But besides being [...]