Archive for the 'libertarianism' Category

Censorship in America 1930-1970 - Comics and Movies

Thursday, June 26th, 2008

I’ve learned of some very interesting things that happened in this country recently as a result of researching about The Dark Knight and the very different character of the Joker (Heath Ledger) in this film than the previous Joker played by Jack Nicholson.
Comics Code Authority
The Comics Code Authority (CCA) is part of the Comics Magazine [...]

for other to remedy the evil

Monday, October 16th, 2006

“They hesitate, and they regret, and sometimes they petition; but they do nothing in earnest and with effect. They will wait, well disposed, for other to remedy the evil, that they may no longer have it to regret. At most, they give only a cheap vote, and a feeble countenance and God-speed, to the right, [...]

Airport screener machine shows you naked

Thursday, August 17th, 2006

The machine works by scanning the body by analysing the reflections of low energy X-ray beams from the body and any concealed objects. The beams are powerful enough to penetrate clothing but not flesh.
Obviously this is a rights issue that steps into many areas of social freedom.. I think it’s also a health issue though. [...]

Speed limits on bicycles.

Tuesday, August 1st, 2006

bike speed limit story at denver post
video of bicycle speed limits at cnn.com

Officers block political party from holding fundraiser

Tuesday, July 11th, 2006

“I can have people in my house to visit, but I can’t have people out to my property to visit.”
“Private property owners trying to hold a political fundraiser. How many are happening right now all through Kansas with the primaries coming up in three weeks? How many fundraisers are being held on private property?”
Nobody was [...]

Protect Your Constitutional Rights During Police Encounters

Tuesday, June 6th, 2006

Flexyourrights.org is a fantastic website dedicated to helping you protect your constitutional rights during police encounters. They’ve got a video and clips of it to help you understand your rights and statistical information about police stops, arrests and such.
A recent story of a car being searched for the suspicion of “pirated CDs” brought this [...]

Soda and the Sin Tax

Thursday, March 30th, 2006

Soda, candy, fast food, etc taxation really is pretty outrageous.. but then again.. so is all taxation! Anyway.. I saw a really good piece on this particular topic today:

Robert Murphy is old enough to remember when libertarians and conservatives would object to government interference with tobacco and alcohol by asking, “What next? Will the [...]

Wireless conspiracy

Saturday, March 25th, 2006

Normally I am not all that paranoid of a person, but this city-wide wireless internet “business” (hah. libertarian humor.) is really getting to me.
You all have heard about cities providing wireless internet access recently I’m sure; many major ones have announced such plans.Do a search for “city wireless” on google news. It’s massive.. [...]

my hero for today

Monday, March 6th, 2006

I never thought I would see a tax-related bill that I would support so much. It’s amazing.
US Representative John Campbell has proposed a permanent ban on internet taxes. The current Internet Tax Freedom Act is set to expire in late 2007. This bill would extend the ban indefinitely.
Unfortunately I don’t think [...]

Badnarik Quote

Saturday, February 18th, 2006

I remember listening to a speech from Michael Badnarik when they were fighting to get delegate votes and I’ve been looking for this quote for a long time. I just thought I’d save it here and share it with you all:
Good evening fellow Americans. I’d like to share a quote from George Washington: ‘Government [...]


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