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In New York, Annoying Someone Is No Longer A Felony

Written by John Odermatt on May 17, 2014

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Everyone has an annoying friend, or at least an annoying acquaintance that doesn’t understand common courtesy or how to conduct themselves appropriately in public settings. Some people are unlucky enough to know of or to be harassed by an annoying enemy that pursues a personal vendetta well past the point of acceptable interaction. Annoying people […]

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University Economists vs. Rothbard

Written by Gary North on May 13, 2014

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For over 40 years, I have watched university economists attack Murray Rothbard in print. They never laid a glove on him. They had certain things in common. They never published anything comparable to his book, Man, Economy, and State (1962). They never published anything comparable to America’s Great Depression (1963). They did not publish widely […]

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Arizona Makes “Revenge Porn” A Felony

Written by John Odermatt on May 2, 2014

Another controversial law was signed by Governor Jan Brewer this week in Arizona. The new legislation means Arizona will be the first state to make posting “revenge porn” online a felony offense. The Arizona Legislature unanimously passed the bill one week ago and the governor signed it into law last Wednesday. “Revenge porn”, also referred […]

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How to Advance Liberty Through Politics

Posted on April 24, 2014

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With midterm election season in full swing, and coming off of my recent interview with the great Murray Sabrin for the Lions of Liberty Podcast, it seems like an appropriate time to examine the role of political action when it comes to advancing the ideas of liberty. As I see it there are generally three […]

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General Mills Eats Some Humble Pie

Posted on April 21, 2014

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General Mills, maker of Cheerios, Yoplait and Pillsbury food products, is asking customers for forgiveness, but any appeasement may not come as quickly as the company might hope for. The public apology came in a company blog post published on Saturday and penned by spokeswoman Kirstie Foster, after a New York Times article on April […]

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Why Is The IRS Scared To Give Up The Rest of Lois Lerner’s Emails?

Posted on April 17, 2014

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Key members of the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform expressed outrage at revelations made in newly released emails showing ex-IRS official Lois Lerner coordinating with the Department of Justice on prosecuting nonprofit groups. One committee member said the emails prove why the IRS is “scared to give up the rest of Lois Lerner’s […]

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