August 12, 2022 12:52 pm
Democrats Rediscover the Rhetoric of ‘Freedom.’ How About Rediscovering the Policies?
We should be skeptical of some Democrats’ newfound embrace of “freedom” until they abandon freedom-restricting policies.
August 9, 2022 8:10 am
Does This Woman Have a Constitutional Right to Her ‘FCANCER’ License Plate?
The Delaware DMV recalled Kari Overington’s plate over “perceived profanity.” Now the ACLU is helping her take on the state.
August 8, 2022 1:07 pm
There’s Nothing Legacy-Defining About the Inflation Reduction Act
Plus: The editors consider the state of freedom in the U.S. compared with other developed nations.
July 29, 2022 8:50 am
Gavin Newsom Thinks California Is Freer Than Florida. Is He Crazy?
If Newsom wants to pick a fight with Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, he should try a different topic.
July 27, 2022 3:00 pm
Penn Jillette: Did His Libertarianism Survive Trump and COVID?
The larger, louder half of Penn & Teller talks masks, vaccines, compassion, Bob Dylan, and much, much more.
July 21, 2022 4:43 am
Religious Los Angeles Employees Sue City Over Discriminatory Vaccine Mandate
Los Angeles employees are suing the city over its Covid vaccine mandate on the grounds that it discriminates against people of faith.
July 6, 2022 2:00 pm
How Would You Change the Constitution?
I asked scholars, podcasters, and passersby how they’d change the nation’s founding charter. Here’s what they told me.
July 5, 2022 1:20 pm
Is America Heading for a National Divorce?
Plus: A listener asks about Supreme Court legitimacy, and the editors practice “libertarian Festivus.”
July 4, 2022 4:00 am
Once Again, the Firework Cops Failed To Stop People From Celebrating Freedom With a Boom
Firework seizures and buyback programs won’t stop millions of Americans from setting off black-market bottle rockets tonight.
July 3, 2022 11:01 am
Declaring independence – personally
Although we think of independence and secession as a group action – this is really NOT the case. As Tom Knapp recently pointed out, NO “institution” or “government” or “organization” really does anything except through the actions of individuals. Even … Continue reading
June 30, 2022 11:18 am
Warning – Independence Day ahead!
Welcome to the last day of June 2022, indeed a horrible month for many reasons.(Apologies for the delay in publishing – computer gliches are always with us!) In just two days, many lovers of liberty will celebrate American Independence Day … Continue reading
June 20, 2022 11:01 am
American fascism and the War Between the States
A number of libertarian historians, and in particular, Thomas DiLorenzo, have long researched, written, and preached the truth about that American demigod, “Honest Abe” Lincoln. One of his latest commentaries can be found at Lew Rockwell. Thomas notes the 100th … Continue reading
June 16, 2022 2:25 am
This Is The Wrong Time To Compromise With Democrats On Gun Rights Or Anything Else
It’s a mistake to view today’s Democrats as fellow Americans who share the same values and goals but have different ideas of how to get there.
June 13, 2022 2:30 am
The Left Has Chosen To Prioritize Sex Over Solidarity, With Tragic Consequences
The left’s abandonment of the working class is epitomized by a plan to take school lunches away from the poor in order to push an LGBT agenda.