"For the second year in a row, Ron Paul won the presidential straw poll at the annual Conservative Political Action Conference, earning 30 percent of the vote. The Texas congressman, known for his libertarian views, ran for president in 2008 but was never a serious contender for the GOP nomination."
Indeed, the libertarian crowd has been increasingly vocal at Obama-era CPACs—Ron Paul has routinely won the annual straw poll—but this year, the Rand Paul Brigades look something like an occupying force. Everywhere one turns, there are “Stand With Rand” signs, stickers, and T-shirts (a volunteer told me he had handed out a thousand shirts in just over two hours). In the rush to see the Kentucky senator’s speech, one Paul supporter thrust a “Stand With Rand” placard into a young conservative’s hands.
Ron Paul may have won the CPAC straw poll, but Young Americans for Freedom doesn’t care. The conservative activist group booted Paul from its national advisory board over a disagreement on national security issues and a dispute regarding Paul’s anti-war activities, Politico reports. "It's a sad day in American history when a one-time conservative/libertarian stalwart has fallen more out of touch with America's needs for national security than our current socialist presidential regime," says the group's national director. "Rep.
Would you like a new perspective on Statism? This video is not one to share with others of the same philosophical beliefs, but to share with those who are curious as to why we fight for our precious freedom. For your your friends and family who have the interest but need a little push. Spread the word of freedom =)
In the town of Braintree Massachusetts you must be 21 years old to sell precious metals to a dealer and the dealer must wait 30 days before selling acquired precious metals to a refinery. Do they realize how much the price can swing in 30 days? Not to mention the use of gold and silver is specifically authorized in the Constitution, which I would agree is a worthless piece of paper.
It seems NH state rep Cynthia Chase of Chesire county wants to clamp down on Freedom in the shire due to the Free state project's effectiveness so far.
From Tom Woods
"Thomas E. Woods Jr.How do we keep freedom seekers from moving to New Hampshire? A state rep answers this bizarre question by proposing to restrict freedom in New Hampshire so libertarians won't want to move there. Watch my most recent video."
This huffington post article does everything but use the word agorism. I'd say most of the liberty lovers here already do this. I do think this article is worthy of some airtime for the new listeners and newcomers to the ideas of freedom.