FED contracting the money supply

Thomas Jefferson said, “I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies. If the American people ever allow private banks to control the issue of their currency, first by inflation, then by deflation, the banks and...

McDonald vs Chicago

I am sorely tempted to send Chicago’s Mayor Daley a sympathy card. I’m sure he’s crying about the latest Supreme Court decision, which bluntly asserts that Chicago’s anti-gun laws violate the Second Amendment, and the rights of all Chicagoans....

Obituary for the Libertarian Party

On May 30th I gave a speech at the LP National Convention in St. Louis which began with a eulogy for the Libertarian Party. I think I’m pretty safe in claiming that nobody expected the speech that I gave. Let me be clear. I do not hate the Libertarian Party, nor...

Southern Poverty Law Center “hit list”

In February of 2009, the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) added my name to their growing list of “radical, racist, anti-government extremists”. I was thrilled because many of my personal friends were also named, specifically Joe Banister, Tommy Cryer, Pat...

California woman fighting the traffic code

Many of you probably know that I “don’t enjoy the luxury of a drivers license”. What you may not realize is that I am merely one of thousands of people who refuse to ask for permission to exercise our right to travel. I recently spoke to a woman from...

Continental Congress Remembered

Eighteenth century life in the British colonies was good – until King George III started raising taxes and making onerous laws that chaffed almost everyone’s backside. Countless petitions were written, and most of them were hand delivered to London – to...

Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty

I try to keep my ear to the ground, and my finger on the pulse of the people, but I didn’t know about the Conference on the Arms Trade Treaty until just recently. If you are a defender of individual rights (and by logical inclusion, a defender of the Second...

Questions on your Census Form

My census form arrived today in an envelope emblazoned with a bold warning: YOUR RESPONSE IS REQUIRED BY LAW I seriously doubt that it is. Article I, Section 2, clause 3 states, “The actual Enumeration shall be made within three Years after the first Meeting of...