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Gary Johnson: ‘Abolish the IRS

By Rob Nikolewski - Fox News Politics

For 2012 Libertarian Party presidential candidate and former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson, the ongoing controversy at the Internal Revenue Service is further proof the agency should be eliminated.

“Imagine life without having to deal with the IRS,” Johnson told New Mexico Watchdog in an interview just two days after a new development in the IRS story, in which former IRS official Lois Lerner warned colleagues to be careful about what they write in emails amid congressional inquiries.

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Senator David Leyonhjelm (LDP) -- Maiden Speech to Parliament

By Rob Cribb - Youtube

David Leyonhjelm of the Liberal Democratic Party gives his maiden speech to parliament. 09/07/2014.

 

 

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TGIF: Speaking to Nonlibertarians

By - The Future of Freedom Foundation

If libertarians want to change how nonlibertarians’ think about government, they will need to understand how nonlibertarians think about government. By “nonlibertarians,” I mean the majority of people who spend little if any time pondering political theory, or what Murray Rothbard called political ethics. They may focus at times on particular government programs and actions, or on proposals for new programs, but rarely about government as an institution.

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Tea Party Candidate, Protesters Besiege Bus Of YMCA Campers Mistaken For Migrant Kids

Fox News Latino

They swore they thought that the campers were undocumented immigrants.

A group of Arizona protesters and a tea party congressional candidate opposed to the housing of Central American migrant children at a local academy surrounded a yellow school bus full of what they thought were the undocumented kids.

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Ignoring the Law of Supply and Demand

By Randal O'Toole - CATO Institute

A recent report from Fannie Mae finds that baby boomers are not leaving their comfortable suburban homes for lively inner-city communities with walkable streets. As a news article about the report observes, this challenges the “conventional wisdom that ‘empty nester’ baby boomers would eventually downsize from the homes where they raised families, flocking instead to apartments or condos.”

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Marita Noon: Australia shoots down climate lobby’s scare mongering

By: Marita Noon (Diary) - Red State
Our America Initiative Advisory Counsel Member of Energy & Environment

Thursday, July 17 was a big news day. The world was shocked to learn that a Russian-made missile shot down a Malaysian Airlines jet with 298 on board as it flew over Ukraine en route to Kuala Lumpur from Amsterdam. Though flight 17 eclipsed the news cycle, there was another thing shot down on July 17.

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Why We Can’t Have Good Government

By Jo Vaccarino
Our America Initiative Florida Outreach Coordinator

No matter how often voters say they want to replace the corrupt politicians running their local, state and federal governments, they will rarely follow through because they will be tricked into voting them back in.  There are many ways the voters can be fooled; not the least of which is – by killing the viable candidates.  It’s easy and it works like magic. 

Exclusions are going to be your primary tool.  You can use them to inflict ICS (Invisible Candidate Syndrome) on an unsuspecting newbie. 

Here are step by step instructions for How to Kill a Viable Candidate:

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LEAP's Judge Jim Gray vs SAM's Kevin Sabet

By Russ Belville - High Times

The Foundation for Economic Education held a debate at the Colorado School of Mines on the topic “Legalizing marijuana saves money and lives.” Representing the affirmative position was Jim Gray, the most recent Libertarian candidate for Vice President, a retired judge and current speaker for Law Enforcement Against Prohibition. Representing the negative position was Kevin Sabet, former adviser to the Bush and Obama Administrations on Drug Control Policy and the co-founder of Project SAM, Smart Approaches to Marijuana.

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Starting a Business Is a Huge Pain

By Matthew Yglesias - Slate.com

I’ve been to three offices, filed five forms, spent $200, lost a day of work—and I’m not even close to getting the simple license I need.

Last week, having read my own writing about how it’s cheaper to buy a house than rent one in most markets, I decided to take my own advice. My wife and I bought a new place, and instead of selling our old condo, we’re going to rent it out. And thus I became a small-business man.

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Gary Johnson, Marijuana Merchant

Harris Online

Gary Johnson, former New Mexico Governor and Libertarian Party presidential candidate, has gotten into the marijuana business. He has been an advocate of legalizing pot for several years, and now has a company called Cannabis Sativa. When we talked today on KTRS, he predicted that the vast majority of US states will follow Colorado and Washington down the path of legalizing recreational weed, and more will allow medical marijuana, too.

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