Right-to-work and freedom of association

In all of the furor over the passing of  the latest right-to-work law, this time in Michigan, those who profess a  confidence in the free market have found themselves opposite their own pronouncements. The Wolverine State’s newest landmark legislation, like all other so called “right-to-work” laws, prohibits union-shop contracts that require employees to join a […]

Gary Johnson for President

Our government has become a monster. No longer does Washington adhere to a philosophy that would limit its size and scope, nor to the document penned to enslave that entity to its people. Men, like America’s founding fathers knew them to be, are inherently power-hungry. For too long the citizenry has ceded power to our […]

Libertarianism after 2012

Libertarianism as a philosophy may perhaps be witnessing its modern heyday. Its influence in shaping policy positions of new candidates has grown and the pressure on incumbent Republicans to oppose new forms of government intrusion into the economic and personal affairs of individuals is stronger now than it has been in the past. Social conservatism has been […]

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Romney: Amend Constitution to require business experience for President

Pretending that the collusion between big business and government doesn’t exist, Mitt Romney has moved to amend the U. S. Constitution to require that eligible candidates for president have at least three years of business experience: Speaking at a campaign rally in Las Vegas on Tuesday, Governor Mitt Romney decided to share an idea with his audience——an idea […]

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Bob McDonnell: Drones over Virginia would be “great”

Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell has endorsed the use of unmanned drones over the skies of the Commonwealth: Police drones flying over Virginia would be “great” and “the right thing to do” for the same reasons they are so effective in a battlefield environment, the state’s chief executive said Tuesday. Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell, a retired […]

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Allen West is “fine” with keeping key ObamaCare provisions

In an interview with ThinkProgress, Congressman Allen West indicated that he was “fine” with keeping some key provisions of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act: …West pointed to three popular provisions of the health care law that he would like to see preserved: allowing parents to keep children on their health insurance plans until […]