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Declaration of Independents Stossel Preview – Kurt Loder and Kennedy’s Fox News Power Hour

by June 23rd, 2011 Culture » Politics »

This evening, I had the pleasure of attending a Stossel recording centered around the new book Declaration of Independents: How Libertarian Politics Can Fix What’s Wrong With America. Now, normally I would implore you to tune in just to catch occasional life-changing glimpses of my beautiful person seated in the audience, but there were really […]

Do You Take Your Prigs Smarmy? The Declaration of Independents Promotional Tour!

by June 21st, 2011 Politics » Society » Culture » The Written Word »

Smarmy Prigs… You can tell I don’t work in marketing, right? And that designation, while fairly damn comical to me, doesn’t fairly reflect authors Nick Gillespie and Matt Welch and their newly released book, The Declaration of Independents: How Libertarian Politics Can Fix What’s Wrong With America. The prologue “Pursuing Happiness, Not Politics” puts forth […]

Make Ron Paul and Gary Johnson Your Parents’ Republicans

by May 31st, 2011 Politics »

Here’s a new way to think of libertarianism for those who are more strictly progressive and not willing to make the leap themselves: Work your entrenched Republican relatives and other relations to consider Ron Paul and/or Gary Johnson for the Republican presidential nominee instead of the bible thumping warmongers that have been the mainstay of […]

FOR REAL !? The Lingering Local Prohibitions of Alcohol

by May 22nd, 2011 Politics » Society »

I very rarely consume alcohol. This is perhaps why I am so ignorant of the absolutely absurd nanny-state restrictions that bind us apparently solely due to the abstracted sado-masochistic relationship of the state to its citizenry. This Sunday night, however, I very much desired a simple bottle of red wine, but found that both local […]

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