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Matt Ridley: Mindless addiction to rules is worse than e-cigarettes | Freedomwatch

Matt Ridley: Mindless addiction to rules is worse than e-cigarettes | Freedomwatch | libertarian | Scoop.it
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Koch brothers want to fix Michigan's roads with "free-market reforms"

Koch brothers want to fix Michigan's roads with "free-market reforms" | libertarian | Scoop.it
Nobody in Michigan would argue that we don't need to take drastic measures to fix our crumbling roads. In some places, gravel roads would be an improvement over what the roads look like right now.
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Liberals Launch "No Surrender" Petition to Reclaim Intellectual Tradition of Limited Government

Liberals Launch "No Surrender" Petition to Reclaim Intellectual Tradition of Limited Government | libertarian | Scoop.it
Kevin Frei of Liberalism Unrelinquised has launched an internet campaign seeking support from academia to reclaim classical meaning of the word "liberal." (Liberals Launch "No Surrender" Petition to Reclaim Intellectual Tradition of Limited Government...
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A Conversation With Jim DeMint By Teresa Mull - American Spectator

A Conversation With Jim DeMint By Teresa Mull - American Spectator | libertarian | Scoop.it
A Conversation With Jim DeMint By Teresa Mull American Spectator By recounting personal stories and startling statistics, DeMint seeks to revitalize Edmund Burke's concept of “the little platoon we belong to in society” and encourage Americans to...
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What Individualism Is Not - The Epoch Times

What Individualism Is Not - The Epoch Times | libertarian | Scoop.it
What Individualism Is Not
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But its content is nothing new; it is what in the nineteenth century, and up to the time of Franklin Roosevelt, was called liberalism — the advocacy of limited government and a free economy.
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The Purpose Of The Federal Reserve - Forbes

The Purpose Of The Federal Reserve - Forbes | libertarian | Scoop.it
The Purpose Of The Federal Reserve
Forbes
It disturbs the free market. In economics such situations are called “moral hazards” because they unnaturally incentivize otherwise dangerous risk taking. In 1971, the United States dropped the gold standard.
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Wis. prosecutors abuse the law for partisan ends - Washington Post

Wis. prosecutors abuse the law for partisan ends - Washington Post | libertarian | Scoop.it
Wis. prosecutors abuse the law for partisan ends Washington Post As a director of Wisconsin Club for Growth, which advocates limited government, O'Keefe had participated in his state's 2012 debate surrounding attempts by Democrats and state and...
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What the Koch Brothers Want with Cato

What the Koch Brothers Want with Cato | libertarian | Scoop.it
Recap from It's a Free Country. Welcome to Politics Bites, where every afternoon at It's A Free Country, we bring you the unmissable quotes from the morning's political conversations on WNYC.
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It's Not Racist to Hate the Government - Reason (blog)

It's Not Racist to Hate the Government - Reason (blog) | libertarian | Scoop.it
It's Not Racist to Hate the Government
Reason (blog)
Strom Thurmond, a longtime Democrat who migrated to the Republican Party in the civil rights era, were hardly limited-government types.
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Government by intimidation - New York Post

Government by intimidation - New York Post | libertarian | Scoop.it
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Government by intimidation
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As a director of Wisconsin Club for Growth, which advocates limited government, O'Keefe had participated in his state's 2012 debate over attempts to recall Republican Gov.
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Joe Trippi: There Will be a Libertarian President. And Sooner Than You Think. - YouTube

Joe Trippi has seen the future of presidential politics - and it's libertarian. Trippi, the longtime Democratic political strategist who began his career wor...
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Anti-Pot Group Regrets the Repeal of Alcohol Prohibition - Hit & Run : Reason.com

Anti-Pot Group Regrets the Repeal of Alcohol Prohibition - Hit & Run : Reason.com | libertarian | Scoop.it
The anti-pot group Project SAM was not pleased by President Obama's recent observation that marijuana is less dangerous than alcohol. "We take issue
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Why Stop At Weed? The Case For Legalizing Cocaine, Heroin and Every Other Drug

Why Stop At Weed? The Case For Legalizing Cocaine, Heroin and Every Other Drug | libertarian | Scoop.it
Prohibition didn't stop people from drinking and abusing alcohol, and it's not stopping them from doing drugs. In fact, it's making the problem worse.
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New 2014 Rich States, Poor States Rankings Show States Are Making Large Reforms - American Legislator

New 2014 Rich States, Poor States Rankings Show States Are Making Large Reforms - American Legislator | libertarian | Scoop.it
Since 2008, Rich States, Poor States: ALEC-Laffer State Economic Competitiveness Index has used the latest economic data to determine which states are doing well and which states are struggling.
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The War Party Desperately Fights Back: The Bill Kristol/Samantha Power Grand Alliance Of Neocons And "Progressives"

The War Party Desperately Fights Back: The Bill Kristol/Samantha Power Grand Alliance Of Neocons And "Progressives" | libertarian | Scoop.it
This was a cause both neocons and progressives could glom onto, and the Ukrainian coup was the perfect occasion for a grand alliance: Samantha Power and Bill Kristol, together at last! (War is not limited government.
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Constitution 101: The Limited Nature of the Federal Government | Tenth Amendment Center

Constitution 101: The Limited Nature of the Federal Government | Tenth Amendment Center | libertarian | Scoop.it
To understand the extent of federal power, we must first understand generally what type of government the Constitution created.
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Is the Constitution Relevant Today? - Cato Institute (blog)

Is the Constitution Relevant Today? - Cato Institute (blog) | libertarian | Scoop.it
Is the Constitution Relevant Today?
Cato Institute (blog)
Seriously? He thinks the Constitution is still the law of the land? And that the framework it established for individual rights and limited government is still relevant today?
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Free-Market Solutions to Financial Crises - Somewhat Reasonable - Heartland Institute (blog)

Free-Market Solutions to Financial Crises - Somewhat Reasonable - Heartland Institute (blog) | libertarian | Scoop.it
Free-Market Solutions to Financial Crises Somewhat Reasonable - Heartland Institute (blog) Their argument boils down to an accusation that private actors in the marketplace are incapable of dealing with systemic crises and that government is the...
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Yes, the Constitution is Relevant - Tenth Amendment Center

Yes, the Constitution is Relevant - Tenth Amendment Center | libertarian | Scoop.it
Yes, the Constitution is Relevant
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Seriously? He thinks the Constitution is still the law of the land? And that the framework it established for individual rights and limited government is still relevant today?
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Rich States, Poor States: Responding to the Critics - American Legislator

Rich States, Poor States: Responding to the Critics - American Legislator | libertarian | Scoop.it
The 7th edition of Rich States, Poor States was recently released on Tax Day (April 15), and, as with previous years, numerous critics of free markets, limited governments, reasonable regulations, and low taxes have attacked the study.
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What Nannies Teach Us About Smart Regulation

What Nannies Teach Us About Smart Regulation | libertarian | Scoop.it
The market can regulate products or businesses better than any bureaucrat. Just ask a babysitter.
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George F. Will: Judge takes a stand against government by intimidation - Arizona Daily Star

George F. Will: Judge takes a stand against government by intimidation - Arizona Daily Star | libertarian | Scoop.it
George F. Will: Judge takes a stand against government by intimidation Arizona Daily Star As a director of Wisconsin Club for Growth, which advocates limited government, O'Keefe had participated in his state's 2012 debate surrounding attempts by...
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A Brief History of Conservative and Libertarian Punk Rock - Hit & Run : Reason.com

A Brief History of Conservative and Libertarian Punk Rock - Hit & Run : Reason.com | libertarian | Scoop.it
The heavy metal magazine Decibel recently announced a new inductee to the "Decibel Hall of Fame," an honor reserved exclusively for "extreme music's most
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Ending the War on Pot Would Help Complete Martin Luther King's Call for Civil Rights - Hit & Run : Reason.com

Ending the War on Pot Would Help Complete Martin Luther King's Call for Civil Rights - Hit & Run : Reason.com | libertarian | Scoop.it
Today is a national holiday that commemorates the life and work of Martin Luther King, Jr. and the larger civil rights movement of which he was such an
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Leaning Right in Hollywood, Under a Lens

Leaning Right in Hollywood, Under a Lens | libertarian | Scoop.it
The Internal Revenue Service is reviewing the activities of the conservative group Friends of Abe in connection with its application for tax-exempt status.
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Gallup Poll Finds 58% of Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana - Hit & Run : Reason.com

Gallup Poll Finds 58% of Americans Support Legalizing Marijuana - Hit & Run : Reason.com | libertarian | Scoop.it
According to a new Gallup poll, 58 percent of Americans support legalizing marijuana—the largest percentage ever in that survey. "Success at the ballot
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