With ACA Repeal, Democracy Would Provide Politicians the Incentive to Oppose Voters

Politics is only a team sport if the end goal is winning elections rather than changing public policy. Certainly, electoral gains by one party or another can be a means towards an end, but the only people filled with incentives to see it as an end in and of itself are politicians. The fact that

Deranged Duterte Threatens to Cannibalize ISIS Members

Last week, the ridiculous and reprehensible President of the Philippines continued his malevolence towards opposition by threatening to eat the livers of ISIS affiliates that have been terrorizing the island of Mindanao. For most of President Rodrigo Duterte term, areas of Mindanao have been under martial law. On July 4th the Philippine’s Supreme Court found that

Communists in China are Afraid of Winnie the Pooh

Chinese censors have set their sights on Winnie the Pooh, or “Little Bear Winnie”, as he’s known there. Searches and comments with references to him, have been blocked with the error message “this content is illegal.” Although the Chinese government hasn’t given an official reason, censorship in China is used almost exclusively to protect the

Social Security is Sinking

Via Money.CNN: “In an annual report released Thursday, trustees of the government’s two largest entitlement programs — Social Security and Medicare — urged lawmakers to act quickly to assure Americans they’ll be able to get their full retirement benefits. The trustees projected that the Social Security trust fund will be tapped out by 2034. While

American Airlines Withholds Children from Father Over Clerical Error

Written by Alyce Auman American Airlines needs to get it together! A father shouldn’t have to fight to pick his kids up from an airport. Kids should not have to be put through this. Families shouldn’t suffer for corporate mistakes. This is what happened to a father, Jeremy Kareken, in New York earlier this week:

Defunding Planned Parenthood is the Pro-Choice Position

I intentionally avoid the abortion debate. As I’ve said before, it’s the one political argument that you can never win, where the actual facts don’t matter, and it’s likely to produce anger and frustration even among people who are comfortable debating any other political topic. Whether one views the fetus as a baby, a clump

Spotlight on a Libertarian: Desarae Lindsey

Written by Heather Gwynn Follow Heather on Twitter at @starlasworld   Desarae Lindsey lives in Tool, Texas on Cedar Creek Lake.  An hour from Dallas, Desarae describes it as an entirely ethereal world there.  What makes it even more appealing to her, is there is no traffic to deal with, and it’s not city living.  Desarae

McAfee Makes BIG BET on Bitcoin: “If Not, I Will Eat My Dick”

Written By: Squiggly Line Guy Follow on Twitter: @CallMeSquiggly Follow on Facebook: Squiggly Line Guy Legendary cyber security expert John McAfee is going all in on a wager with Bitcoin. The cryptocurrency market has experienced recent volatility, as it does on occasion before making even larger rebounds. McAfee tweeted about Bitcoin’s rebound as it is

Anarchy, Minarchy, and Pragmatism: Practical Solutions

The Libertarian banner is a broad one. Many who fit the label fit the Libertarian Party platform as well, but we all know an anarchist and or might even see the merits of anarchy ourselves. In the American tradition, the entire reason that governments justly exist is to preserve and protect the rights of the

PewDiePie Debunks the Wage Gap, Tempts WSJ… Again