Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Tax Freedom Day 2017: How Free Are We?

Tax Day 2017 has passed for individual taxpayers, but America’s tax bill is still due, and it’s a big one. Taxpayers won’t pay off this...

Will Grigg’s Tom Joad Test

Police began to patrol the neighborhood around 11 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, 2017. There was a report of a dispute at a house...

HELP STOP WAR IN YEMEN

For continuing updates, please visit libertarianinstitute.org/Yemen Support House Concurrent Resolution 81 (H.Con.Res. 81) directing the President pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution to remove...

The Art of War

As historian Nick Turse exhaustively details in his 2008 book, The Complex, the warfare state insidiously invades our everyday lives. From the products we...

Chicago Expands Video Monitoring and ShotSpotter Audio Surveillance Program

Big Brother is Watching and Listening On January 27, Mayor Rahm Emanuel and the Chicago Police Department announced the expansion of law enforcement surveillance systems within the...

The Death of Classical Liberalism in America

And the Rebirth of Libertarian Anarchism “Thus, peaceful human cooperation, the prerequisite of prosperity and civilization, cannot exist without a social apparatus of coercion and...

Toward Liberty or Imperium?

Mercifully, the third and final presidential debate of the 2016 election cycle takes place this evening, October 19, at the University of Nevada, Las...

Make America Seditious Again

President-elect Donald Trump. Do those words shock you? They shouldn't. The 2016 presidential election is the culmination of the American Empire. The feeling that washed...

In Praise of (Some) Government Employees

After nearly seven years of detention and imprisonment, Chelsea Manning is free from her government cage. According to an Army spokeswoman, Lt. Col. Jennifer Johnson,...

Illinois: Land of Legal Plunder

With the help of Republican Sen. Dale Righter (Mattoon-55), the Illinois Senate voted 36-19 to override Gov. Bruce Rauner’s (R) budget veto on Independence...
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