Tag Archives: libertarians

Koch Brothers Fund Purchase Of Time Inc.

The Guardian reports: Meredith Corporation has announced that it is buying the Time Inc publishing group in a “transformative” $1.8bn deal that joins two huge magazine companies. Meredith, which owns a portfolio including Better Homes & Gardens, Family Circle, allrecipes and Shape, will fund the deal with the help of the rightwing billionaire Koch brothers, who have contributed $650m of ...

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Former Rep. Ron Paul: The Syrian Gas Attack Was A False Flag Meant To Launch Global War [VIDEO]

Raw Story reports: Former U.S. Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) does not believe that Syria’s Pres. Bashir al Assad launched a chemical weapons attack on a rebel held village on Tuesday. On his “Ron Paul Liberty Report” broadcast on Wednesday, the Libertarian-leaning Republican proclaimed that the chemical weapon attack on Tuesday was a “false flag” operation designed to smear Assad and ...

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Rachel Maddow Goes Off On Possible FDA Pick [VIDEO]

Yesterday it was reported that Trump is considering Jim O’Neill, one of libertarian loon Peter Thiel’s cronies, to be the head of FDA. Like Thiel, O’Neill has some really bizarre ideas and sits on the board of Thiel’s Seasteading Institute, which hopes to build floating zillioniare utopias where businesses can operate unencumbered by pesky things like banking laws, environmental protections, ...

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FLORIDA: Libertarian Party Chairman Candidate Strips Down To Thong At National Convention [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: A candidate for chairman of the Libertarian Party stripped off his clothes on live TV before dropping out of the race at the party’s national convention Sunday in Orlando, Florida. James Weeks — a self-described “liberty activist” from Michigan and a large, bearded man — was supporting the vice presidential campaign of Derrick Grayson when he said ...

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Hillary To Charles Koch: Not Interested In Your Support

Yesterday Hillary Clinton fired off the above tweet in response to news that Charles Koch might endorse her. CNN reports: Oil tycoon and conservative mega-donor Charles Koch had kind words for both Bill and Hillary Clinton in an interview Sunday, saying there was an outside chance he could support her in November. “We would have to believe her actions would ...

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New York Times: Ted Cruz Continues To “Rely On The Generosity” Of Homocon Billionaire Peter Thiel

Erstwhile GOProud backer and homocon billionaire Peter Thiel continues to be one of Ted Cruz’s most generous donors. And Cruz is apparently thrilled to have to that filthy homosexual money. The New York Times reports: In his 30s, when he was a lawyer mulling his next move, Mr. Cruz sought out wealthy financiers who were major benefactors to gay-rights causes. ...

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Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson Announces 2016 Presidential Bid As Libertarian Candidate [VIDEO]

Well, this might be interesting. CNN reports: Former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson has announced that he will run for president as a Libertarian. He was the Libertarian Party’s 2012 presidential nominee. Johnson says America’s debt is the biggest issue facing the country, telling Fox’s Neil Cavuto that he estimated the nation’s debt will be $20 trillion by the time ...

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Sen. Rand Paul: If LGBT People Don’t Want To Get Fired They Should Just Stay In The Closet

Speaking yesterday at a campaign event in Iowa, Sen. Rand Paul declared that he’s OK with people being fired for being gay. Chris Johnson reports at the Washington Blade: The U.S. senator from Kentucky, who’s been at the bottom of the polls in the Republican primary, made the remarks in response to a question at a campaign stop at Drake ...

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It’s National Donut Day

Today is National Donut Day and the libertarians at the Competitive Enterprise Institute want you to gorge yourself because freedom. Seriously. Overindulge. Have two donuts today: one for yourself, and one for your freedom. Some government officials and their academic advocates believe that certain nutrients like fat, sugar, or salt are “toxic” and want to ban, tax, or shame people ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Rand Paul Announces

Just starting.

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Ayn Rand Fans Have A CPAC Booth

The Ayn Rand Institute argues that Social Security is “legalized theft.” At the end of her life, Rand was collecting both Social Security and Medicare benefits, but that was only fair, they say, because that money had already been stolen from her.

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ADF Vs Coeur d’Alene, Continued

In an attempt to swat away reports that Alliance Defending Freedom and its allies have consistently lied about the Hitching Post situation in the tiny Idaho town of Coeur d’Alene, the ADF has posted a response to the letter sent them on Monday by the town’s attorney. First, an excerpt from the town’s letter: And here is how the ADF ...

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This Week’s TIME Magazine

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Ayn Rand: How Is She Still A Thing?

From last night’s Last Week Tonight.

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Ann Coulter: I Want To Drown Libertarians

“The biggest current danger for Republicans is that idiots will vote for Libertarian candidates in do-or-die Senate elections, including Kentucky, Kansas, North Carolina and Colorado. Democratic candidates don’t have to put up with this crap — they’re even trying to dump the official Democrat in Kansas to give the stealth Democrat a better shot. When we’re all dying from lack ...

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Grover Norquist Went To Burning Man

“Some self-professed ‘progressives’ whined at the thought of my attending what they believed was a ghetto for liberal hippies. Yes, there was a gentleman who skateboarded without elbow or kneepads – or any knickers whatsover. Yes, I rode in cars dressed-up as cats, bees and spiders; I watched trucks carrying pirate ships and 30 dancers. I drank absinthe. But anyone ...

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Rand Paul’s Spaceship Lands At CPAC

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Infighting Is Funny, Part 93

From the New York Times: Mr. Cruz and his aides believe he is uniquely suited to galvanize conservatives, pointing to his leadership of the effort to cut off funding for the Affordable Care Act — confrontational, pugnacious, disdainful of President Obama. Mr. Cruz, 42 — a Texan, a born-again Baptist and son of an evangelical preacher — also connects naturally ...

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Ron Paul Backs Bradley Manning

The screaming across Teabagistan this morning is really something.  And the senior Paul’s position is miles away from his son’s. “There do have to be laws to protect some secrets. I think if you’ve got the, you know, the plans on how to make a nuclear bomb that is a state secret. If you give that to the enemy, that ...

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Sen. Rand Paul Vs. Gov. Chris Christie

Over the weekend Christie took on the libertarians: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is ripping libertarians — including Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) — for challenging government surveillance programs and failing to understand the dangers of terrorism. “This strain of libertarianism that’s going through parties right now and making big headlines I think is a very dangerous thought,” the New Jersey ...

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