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American Militarism: The Chickens Have Come Home to Roost

Ferguson is the price we pay for turning America’s police into paramilitary units armed with the Pentagon’s surplus military gear leftover from decades of American militarism overseas. The era of your friendly neighborhood lawman only out to “protect and serve” the community is over — if it ever existed at all. Today, “protect and serve” […]


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Georgians to DC: Internet Sales Tax are not Peachy

According to a new poll released today, 57% of likely Georgia voters oppose the National Internet Tax Mandate, interesting considering that Georgia Senators Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson voted for it. Campaign for Liberty members should conduct their Senators and tell them to oppose any efforts to attach the Internet Sales Tax to legislation extending […]


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This week in Irony: Federal Transparency website missing $169 billion

Only the government could create a website devoted to increasing transparency and somehow “miss” posting $169 billion of federal funding.  Maybe the e-mails with the details on the funding got lost. (h/t USA Today): WASHINGTON — A government website intended to make federal spending more transparent was missing at least $619 billion from 302 federal […]


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Libertarians know helping others is individual responsibility

Of all the lies and smears hurled at those of us in the liberty movement perhaps the most absurd is that we do not care about improving our community or helping the less well-off. In my experience, people in the liberty movement are amongst the most generous supporters of charitable efforts. This makes sense since […]


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Foreign Aid: It’s (General) Electric

Last week, I blogged about President Obama’s decision to increase “security cooperation” and make “significant new investments in African peacekeeping” following the U.S.-African leaders summit.  President Obama also announced that the federal government would be spending an “additional” three million dollars on the “Electrify Africa” program.  This program provides taxpayer-backed loans to electricity projects in […]


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