Tag Archives: libertarians

Brian Brown: We’re Libertarians

“There is really one or two outcomes that’s going to happen in this: either we’re going to have the state embrace this new definition of marriage and use the power of the state to punish, repress and marginalize those of us that know that marriage is the union of a man and a woman, or we’re going to have the …

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Glenn Beck: Get Me Back On Cable

Since Glenn Beck left Fox News to launch his web-only television show, he has devolved even further (if that’s possible) into crackpot fringe conspiracy theory-laden batshittery.  And today he launched a campaign to force cable providers to pick up his web channel.  Think Progress weighs in: Beck started promoting GetTheBlaze.com on Monday, asking fans to demonstrate to their television provider …

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Libertarian Students Boo Ann Coulter

Andrew Kirell reports at Mediaite::  The war was certainly worth the cost because Saddam Hussein was “definitely looking for uranium from Niger,” she said. Her remarks were met with tepid boos and confusion, but the room was mostly pleasant at that point. But when the subject turned the the legalizing drugs, things quickly became tense. “Libertarians and pot,” Coulter said …

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IDAHO: State GOP Rep Intro’s Bill Requiring Atlas Shrugged In High Schools

Idaho GOP state Sen. John Goedde has introduced a bill that requires high school students to read Ayn Rand’s libertarian opus, Atlas Shrugs.  You don’t graduate if you can’t pass a test on the book. The 1957 novel has been embraced by libertarians and the tea party movement, in part for its opposition to “statism” and embrace of capitalism, as …

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Ron Paul Delivers Farewell Speech

Rep. Ron Paul, as you probably know, did not run again for his House seat this year in order to pursue the presidency. Yesterday he delivered a million-word farewell address to the appropriately empty House chamber. Let’s just hope the news cameras are there when the people of his home planet send their spaceship for the return voyage. UPDATE: I …

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HomoconQuotable – Chris Barron

“The Liberty movement is growing every day, and I firmly believe that libertarianism is the greatest single hope for America’s future.  While libertarians will not get the chance to elect a libertarian president in 2012, we can begin to right the ship by electing the candidate who most closely represents our values and our vision of government. The work of …

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HONDURAS: American Libertarians To Build New City Free Of Taxes

The Honduran government has granted permission for the construction of a new city that will be completely free of income, sales, and capital gains taxes. The city will be built by an American investment group of libertarians that says it will use the state of Texas as a model for the few laws they will put in place. Proponents say …

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Romney/Ryan/Rand 2012

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Birther Of The Day – Wayne Root

“I am President Obama’s classmate at Columbia University, Class of ’83. I am also one of the most accurate Vegas odds makers and prognosticators. Accurate enough that I was awarded my own star on the Las Vegas Walk of Stars. And I smell something rotten in Denmark. Obama has a big skeleton in his closet. It’s his college records. Call …

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Photo Of The Day – Polish Paulites

Ron Paul’s followers are everywhere, including at Mitt Romney’s stop in Gdansk, Poland. Tomorrow they will protest his appearance in Warsaw. Source.

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IOWA: Ron Paul Follower Declares Herself To Be U.S. Senator Of Parallel Government

The crackpottery of the Ron Pauliverse just hit new heights of batshittery. A Republican state Senate candidate in Iowa has decided to bow out of the race and become a U.S. senator of an alternative form of government. In a letter released Friday, Randi Shannon informs supporters of her new position as “U.S. Senator in the Republic of the United …

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Sen. Rand Paul: I Want To Completely Dismantle Labor Laws That Protect Unions

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Headline Of The Day

Politicker reports that the Ron Paul campaign is complaining that the media only focuses on his fringe supporters. And they don’t even do that about gay people anymore. “Shirtless hunks in leather tutus and motorcycling ‘Dykes on Bikes’ are no longer the point of the gay-rights spear,” Mr. Westover wrote. “It’s the gay lawyer/gay accountant, lesbian legislator/lesbian physician–same-sex couples with …

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The Attack Of Zombie Ayn Rand

(Tipped by JMG reader Dwayne)

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Ron Pauls Beams Up

But he’ll continue to work on his delegate count from the safety of his flying saucer.

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GOProud Backer Peter Thiel Is The Main Money Man For Ron Paul Super PAC

Billionaire PayPal founder and GOProud backer Peter Thiel has been revealed to be the chief money man funding the Ron Paul Super PAC. Ron Paul revels in the fact that he is the presidential candidate of America’s small donors, receiving more contributions under $200 than any other Republican seeking the White House in 2012. But, like every other GOP presidential …

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Babeu Speaks To Washington Blade

Beleaguered Arizona Sheriff Paul Babeu has told the Washington Blade that his bid for Congress is definitely still on, despite the deportation scandal still percolating locally. A rabid libertarian, Babeu says that he supports the repeal of DOMA because marriage should be a state and not a federal issue. Chris Johnson reports: Babeu said he would “certainly vote to repeal” …

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TSA Scanners Are Rigged!

Manufactured talking points for tonight’s debate.

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Ron Paul Gets Bitchy

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Ron Paul On Sexual Harassment

“Employee rights are said to be valid when employers pressure employees into sexual activity. Why don’t they quit once the so-called harassment starts? Obviously the morals of the harasser cannot be defended, but how can the harassee escape some responsibility for the problem? Seeking protection under civil rights legislation is hardly acceptable.” – Ron Paul, from his 1987 book, Freedom …

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