Problem with Memes: Over-simplifying complex ideas

A close friend carelessly posted the following meme on facebook the other day. Big mistake. I hate memes! Well … I obviously could just let it go. What follows is a logical rant in rejoinder. Me: “I don’t really have a horse in this fight, and I recognize there’s often a lot of emotion on […]


Go for the Steak, America!

Tonight you turn on tv. CNN, Fox News, MSNBC. All media sources, all newspapers, all outlets: they all scream one thing: You must decide in a handful of months what the entire country is to have for dinner. Unfortunately there are only two options. A pile of cow manure. OR a pile of horse manure. […]


Vote for No One 2016


Things Jesus Never Said

There is no virtue in compulsory government charity, and there is no virtue in advocating it. A politician who portrays himself as “caring” and “sensitive” because he wants to expand the government’s charitable programs is merely saying that he’s willing to try to do good with other people’s money. Well, who isn’t? And a voter […]


Libertarian Viewpoint: Should Private Businesses Be Able To Refuse Service Based on Race, Color, or Religion?

Libertarians, Gay Marriage, and Freedom of Association: A Primer How the same right allows for both same-sex marriage recognition and refusing to sell gay couples wedding cakes by Scott Shackford How can a libertarian support gay marriage but also the right of businesses to decline to provide goods and services such as cakes, wedding dresses, […]


Republicans / Democrats: Two Heads of the Same Snake


Minimum Wage is a Lose-Lose

This is a big subject. And it’s one that sadly keeps coming up in our political climate! Let’s just RAISE THE MINIMUM WAGE! The poor Poor are suffering. We are selfish for not wanting to help them. “Big Business” is greedy and keeping the little man down. But this is all political hype and distraction […]


V for Vendetta: A Culturally Poignant Exposé

V for Vendetta is more than just a movie or another piece of mindless fiction…it is a testament of our time and rare exposé detailing just what can happen (and really what might happen in this country) if we allow our rights to be taken away. The history of Guy Fawkes circles around his 1605 […]


Fighting the War on Drugs: What Real Political Courage Looks Like

In the aftermath of Rand Paul’s recent support of the War on Drugs ( http://reason.com/blog/2013/05/13/rand-paul-assures-evangelicals-that-he-d ), many people have defended Senator Paul, saying, “He was speaking before the most socially conservative audience in the country. What do you want him to do? Tell them that the government has no business legislating morality? Tell them that […]


You might be a libertarian if you believe…

If you think 99 percent of politicians give the rest of them a bad name, you might be a Libertarian.  If you think taxes are ridiculously high, you might be a Libertarian. If you think that the problem with civil servants is that too many of them are neither civil nor servants, you might be […]