Sherry Peel Jackson, the former IRS agent featured in Aaron Russo's documentary "America: Freedom to Fascism," who ended up in federal prison in early 2008 for challenging the legitimacy of the federal income tax, is having a party this August in Georgia to celebrate her freedom and the launch of her new life.Read more »
The Dutch Libertarian party has picked up the gauntlet and, for the second time ever, will participate in the next elections. It would be great if we could get some coverage on your site since there are many Liberty lovers that listen to your station and, well, to be honest, many Dutch are tight on donations. We are growing fast and could use some backing to pick up more momentum.
No surprise here. It's noteworthy that it had to get this bad in the first place in order for it to even be reported.Read more »
Arkansas Libertarians finally get a voice, even though voting really doesn't change much for the better.Read more »
A man arrested at a July 4 house party is charged with a count of wiretapping, alleging he used his cell phone to film the police response. Police confirmed Tuesday that Adam H. Whitman, 20, of New Castle, was arrested on that charge. However, the charge is likely to be dismissed and/or replaced with another charge, possibly disorderly conduct or obstructing government administration. Whitman was "impaired by alcohol" when he was arrested and, when the case was later reviewed, wiretapping didn't seem to be "a viable charge."Read more »
"There are a number of people here [at Liberty Forum] who have been going to Tea Parties and have been turned off by all the nationalism," he said, "agreeing that [Republicans] all want a piece of it. The question is, how do we reach those people?"
Perhaps the better question is, how do you prevent those people from allowing what was a genuine grass-roots opposition to the Republican mainstream platform to become part of the Republican mainstream platform?Read more »
As much as I hate to admit it, this blog has a point. Still, I want nothing to do with the Tea Party.Read more »
Hoffman, who initiated the sit-down, cautioned that the Tea Party movement is an autonomous grassroots movement and will not "be absorbed into the RNC."
Indeed, when a group of participants were asked after the meeting if they consider themselves Republicans, nearly all shook their heads and boasted that they were "American citizens." Others said they knew of fellow Tea Party activists who refused to come to the meeting because they do not trust the Republican leadership.Read more »
Last week Daily Kos editor Markos Moulitsas told readers that he was "putting the finishing touches on my new book, American Taliban, which catalogues the ways in which modern-day conservatives share the same agenda as radical Jihadists in the Islamic world." But the liberal Dinish D'Souza (whose sinister claims about the left's "responsibility" for 9/11 are summarized and rebutted here by George Mason law professor Peter Berkowitz) found himself "making certain claims about Republicans that I didn't know if they could be backed up." Working backwards, Moulitsas set out to prove, via a DailyRead more »
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