What is your personality type? Does your personality type make you more prone to seek liberty?Read more »
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, 8 great fictional nonviolent superheroes:
In honor of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, I thought it would be appropriate to celebrate a rare beast in fiction: nonviolent heroes.Read more »
Popular on Forbes: Golfer Phil Mickelson may call it quits due to climbing tax rates
Word is, Phil Mickelson is mad as hell about rising tax rates, and he’s not going to take it anymore. What follows is a brief portion of an interview Mickelson gave earlier today after carding a final-round 66 at the Palmer Course at PGA West in La Quinta – which I assure you, is not associated with the La Quinta next door to your local Denny’s – in which the golfer hinted that he is considering drastic career changes because of a combined tax rate nearing “62, 63 percent:”Read more »
NRA: Stop Helping Human Rights Abusers Get Weapons!
Children -- no matter where they live -- must be kept safe from gun violence. The United Nations is preparing to finalize a treaty that would help to do just that by helping to stem the flow of weapons to human rights abusers. The National Rifle Association (NRA) leadership is standing in the way of these efforts by waging a campaign of misinformation and lies to force the U.S. government to oppose the treaty.Read more »
Corporate Political Spending Report Could Signal New Trend
The Center for Political Accountability analyzed a study this month revealing a slight decrease in shareholder support for greater transparency regarding corporate political spending. Though support remains just below the all time high of 35 percent, the slight trend reversal could signal a shift in the near decade-long trend.Read more »
NFL Player Chris Kluwe on Being a Libertarian
The Minnesota Vikings punter discusses libertarianism, anarchism, Ayn Rand, empathy, and what he’d change about the U.S. government.
In September, Minnesota Vikings Punter Chris Kluwe made the news for defending a fellow NFL player’s activism in support of gay marriage. Maryland State Delegate Emmett C. Burns sent a letter to the owner of the Balitmore Ravens demanding he do something to stop linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo from speaking out in favor of allowing gay couples in the state to have their marriages legally recognized.Read more »
Guns Out of Stock at Wal-Mart as Magazine Prices Surge on
With President Barack Obama endorsing sweeping gun restrictions in the wake of the school shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, prices for handgun magazines are surging on EBay (EBAY) and semi-automatic rifles are sold out at many Wal-Mart Stores Inc. (WMT) locations.Read more »
‘Tis the Season of Not Giving
How Regulations Are Making Charity Illegal
Question: Which of the following actions are illegal?
Donating bagels to homeless shelters in New York City;
Holding raffles in South Carolina to raise money for charity;
Providing free dental care to the poor in California;
Distributing eyeglasses to tornado victims in Missouri; or
Answer: All of the above.Read more »
Public Buses That Listen To Passengers' Conversations
The Daily had an interesting report this week — picked up by Wired — about “government officials quietly installing sophisticated audio surveillance systems on public buses across the country to eavesdrop on passengers.” I know what you’re thinking: “Woo! More epic bus fight scenes that come with audio.”Read more »
Frank Schnarr, Frankie's Sports Bar & Grill Owner, Welcomes Pot Smoking In Bar
OLYMPIA, Wash. Dec 10 (Reuters) - Thanks to a successful ballot initiative last month, Washington state residents can legally smoke marijuana in the privacy of their living rooms as of Thursday.
When that gets old, bar owner Frank Schnarr suggests, area stoners have another option: grab a booth at Frankie's Sports Bar & Grill in Olympia and toke up there.Read more »
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