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Liberty NewsWire: Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Crowdfunding site Kickstarter has now successfully helped more than one project earn over $1 million, turning the traditional model of media production on its ear. What if we could do the same thing for science? With government spending for the [...]
Afghanistan: These Things Just Happen!
Thanks Senator Graham. We've been in Afghanistan more than ten years, but no worries. Riots and massacres "just happen." Reported Politico:The reported massacre of about 16 Afghan civilians by a U.S. soldier [...]
Jim Grant's Message to the Federal Reserve: Try capitalism and sound money
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Even Pat Robertson Says to Legalize Pot!
Hallelujah! Pat Robertson recognizes that the drug war has failed. Reported the New York Times:Of the many roles Pat Robertson has assumed over his five-decade-long career as an evangelical leader — including presidential [...]
Senators Paul & Lee Join Call For Accelerated Withdraw From Afghanistan
Senators Rand Paul and Mike Lee joined 22 Senators from across the aisle in calling on President Obama to accelerate the US withdraw from Afghanistan.Arguing the primary mission in Afghanistan -- eliminating al-Qaeda's safe haven and removing [...]
Liberty NewsWire: March 13, 2012
Obama signed an executive order two weeks ago creating a panel to investigate unfair trade practices by nations including China. The administration’s 2013 budget proposal submitted to Congress last month asked for at least 50 people and $26 [...]
Liberty NewsWire: Monday, March 12th, 2012
SEATTLE -- On the heels of a scathing federal review of Seattle police practices, dash-cam video is once again at the center of a firestorm at City Hall.This time, the city is suing an attorney who wanted dash-cam videos connected to alleged [...]
Maybe the European Union Will Bankrupt the Europeans Before Washington Bankrupts Us
Every time I get depressed about the latest depredation from Washington, I feel better when I look across the pond at Europe. It's a race to the bottom, but they just might win!Consider the latest outrage. According to the Prague [...]
Liberty NewsWire: March 9, 2012
The state Senate of Virginia passed HB 1160, the bill that would prevent the use of any state agency or member of the Virginia National Guard or Virginia Defense Force to participate in the unlawful detention of a citizen of Virginia by the [...]
Senator Paul Unveils "A Platform to Revitalize America"
This morning, Senators Paul, Lee, and DeMint introduced a FY 2013 budget that balances over the next five years and results in the elimination of four cabinet level departments, Commerce, Education, Energy, and Housing and Urban Development along [...]