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Tony DeMott, RIP
Liberty lost a great one earlier this week. Tony DeMott, who headed Campaign for Liberty efforts in Michigan since its founding in 2008, suddenly passed away on Sunday. Tony was never one to back away from a battle when it meant defending [...]
Is Washington’s Dangerous Ukraine Boondoggle Starting to Unravel?
Last week the world stood on the very edge of a nuclear war, as Ukraine’s US-funded president, Vladimir Zelensky, urged NATO military action over a missile that landed on Polish soil. "This is a Russian missile attack on collective security! [...]
Advancing liberty in Indiana
If you and I are going to restore our liberty, the heart of our fight will take place on the state and local level. That’s why I’m always glad when new grassroots activists take their place on the front lines of the battle to reclaim our [...]
Destroy the Economy, Win a Nobel Prize
Former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke is a 2022 recipient of the Nobel Prize in economics for his writings on how government should respond to bank failures. Honoring Bernanke for his advice on what government should do when banks fail is [...]
Americans Suffer from Natural and Government-Created Disasters
Last week Congress passed a continuing resolution and then adjourned until after the election. When Congress reconvenes, it will almost certainly pass a multi-billion dollars aid package for those impacted by Hurricane Ian. This spending will [...]
The ‘Twitter Papers’ Reveal the Totalitarians Among Us
I admit to being skeptical of Elon Musk as a free speech hero. He has moved from one US government-subsidized business to another on his path to becoming the world’s richest person. But there is no denying that his release of the “Twitter [...]
A Tale of Two Midterms
Those searching for an explanation of why there was no “red wave” giving Republicans huge gains in Congress in this year’s midterm election should compare this year’s election with the midterm election of 2010. In 2010, Republicans gained [...]
Political ‘Justice’ in America
Josef Stalin’s top henchman famously said, “show me the man and I’ll show you the crime.” What it meant was that Soviet justice was about politics, not the rule of law. First decide who, for political reasons, is to be punished, and then [...]
It’s Time To Tell Biden We Say ‘NO!’ To Nuclear War!
Last week the New York Times ran a shocking article claiming that the US intelligence community believes the Ukrainian government to be responsible for the August attack that killed Darya Dugina, the daughter of a prominent Russian [...]
Will Italy’s Election Foreshadow US Midterms?
Sunday was an historic election day for Italy. A conservative alliance with a populist flair absolutely trounced the technocrats who had been running the country into the ground for the past several years. The previous prime minister, former [...]