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Bastiat's Corner: My Least Favorite Presidents - Part 1

Bastiat's Corner: My Least Favorite Presidents - Part 1 | Individual Liberty | Scoop.it
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So shoot me, I'm not too crazy about TR.  

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Gene Healy Says David Brooks' Paean to Presidential Power Is Year's Worst Op-Ed

Gene Healy Says David Brooks' Paean to Presidential Power Is Year's Worst Op-Ed | Individual Liberty | Scoop.it
You'd think it's nearly April Fools' Day, not Christmas.

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Brant David McLaughlin's curator insight, December 17, 2013 12:35 PM

There he is: Emperor Dumbo. 

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The "It's Libertarian So It's Bad" Argument Against Bitcoin

The "It's Libertarian So It's Bad" Argument Against Bitcoin | Individual Liberty | Scoop.it
A very silly piece from the Business Insider is making the rounds this morning for those who wish to stand athwart the digital future sneering "but it's

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Updated! Show Suspended for 2 Weeks! Alec Baldwin Condemns "Libertarian Trash" Who Are "Defenders of Gay Rights"

Updated! Show Suspended for 2 Weeks! Alec Baldwin Condemns "Libertarian Trash" Who Are "Defenders of Gay Rights" | Individual Liberty | Scoop.it
This post has been updated at 10pm ET on November 15. Scroll down to read the update. The latest rampage by rageaholic - and ultra-talented, btw - actor

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Brant David McLaughlin's curator insight, November 16, 2013 12:23 PM

Liberals are liberal with other people's money and with intolerant, assclown behavior. 

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7 Falsehoods about the Free Market

7 Falsehoods about the Free Market | Individual Liberty | Scoop.it

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Brant David McLaughlin's curator insight, October 11, 2013 11:28 AM

"Now I lay me down in dreamland. I know perfect's not for real."

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On The 100th Anniversary of the Income Tax :: The Circle Bastiat

On The 100th Anniversary of the Income Tax :: The Circle Bastiat | Individual Liberty | Scoop.it
Woodrow Wilson signed the Income Tax into law one hundred years ago today.
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Murray Rothbard: Six Stages of the Libertarian Movement

A prolific author and Austrian economist, Murray Rothbard promoted a form of free market anarchism he called "anarcho-capitalism." In this video from the fir...

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A Slight Correction to the Declaration of Independence | Bastiat's Corner

A Slight Correction to the Declaration of Independence | Bastiat's Corner | Individual Liberty | Scoop.it
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Twitter / GCShapero: John Stossel - a liberty role ...

John Stossel - a liberty role model of mine. http://t.co/60R29oFR
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Bastiat's Corner: Watermelons, Wingnuts and Rational Demagogues

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Turns out the "Rational" Wiki is a great place to observe the Ad Hominem fallacy.  

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Federal Judge Finally Acknowledges NSA is "Almost Orwellian"

Federal Judge Finally Acknowledges NSA is "Almost Orwellian" | Individual Liberty | Scoop.it
This is the first meaningful judicial review of the agency

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Dirty Jobs' Mike Rowe on the High Cost of College (Full Interview)

"If we are lending money that ostensibly we don't have to kids who have no hope of making it back in order to train them for jobs that clearly don't exist, I...

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Who doesn't love Mike Rowe already?  Then come to find out he has a pretty libertarian view of work and education...

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Brant David McLaughlin's curator insight, December 15, 2013 9:16 AM

Here's your maternalism, your feminism. 

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Celebrities Are Economic Hypocrites When They Attack Free Markets

Celebrities Are Economic Hypocrites When They Attack Free Markets | Individual Liberty | Scoop.it
It's easy to be a socialist when you have $100 million.

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Chemistry Is What We Are

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There's a lot that can be said about "Breaking Bad." What's more interesting—and what makes it art—is what our reactions say about each of uscalled Spoiler Alert for a reason]

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Brant David McLaughlin's curator insight, October 16, 2013 1:20 PM

"Electricity? Biology? Seems to me it's chemistry!"  ~ Neil Peart, 1982

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Breaking Bad and Chemistry 

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Bastiat's Corner: The One Good Thing to Come from The Drug War

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Those who say nothing good has come from the War on Drugs clearly have not seen Breaking Bad

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Elizabeth Warren Slams Republican 'Anarchy Gang' - Huffington Post

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Elizabeth Warren Slams Republican 'Anarchy Gang'
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Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) slammed her Republican colleagues on the Senate floor Thursday, calling them an "anarchy gang" for bringing the government to the point of a shutdown.
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Advice to Young Unemployed Workers : An Open Letter

Advice to Young Unemployed Workers : An Open Letter | Individual Liberty | Scoop.it
Times are tough for young workers—especially since they've mostly been lied to throughout their lives. Coming to terms with some hard truths now, though, will give them the chance to thrive.

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John Bolton Defends Killing of American Citizens Without Due Process | Bastiat's Corner

John Bolton Defends Killing of American Citizens Without Due Process | Bastiat's Corner | Individual Liberty | Scoop.it
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Thomas Jefferson

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One of the most well-known founding fathers, Thomas Jefferson was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence. The ideas of liberty he promoted continue to form the basis of the American cultural heritage today.

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Australia's long and illogical war on drugs - The Drum Opinion (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

Australia's long and illogical war on drugs - The Drum Opinion (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) | Individual Liberty | Scoop.it
Our civil liberties have taken another hit with the passing of the Crimes Legislation Bill, and there will be no reduction in the demand for drugs.
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