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Keith Preston

Why Libertarians Should Oppose Conspiracy Theories

By Dan Bier and David Bier “Bilderberg conspiracies have become a handicap for the Liberty Movement,” says conservative commentator Jack Hunter in a recent article. “Bilderberg conspiracy theorists have become a political handicap. The Birthers probably have a few interesting points to make, but this doesn’t change the fact that […]

The Manufactured Debate Over Obamacare

By Kevin Carson Contrary to outraged cries from Republicans that it’s some sort of radical departure from our “free enterprise” system, Obamacare is in fact a direct continuation of the bipartisan neoliberal consensus of the past thirty years. The guiding principle of this consensus is the use of […]

Roberts Affirms the Total State Model

From The Ruling Class Yesterday, the Roberts court affirmed the Obama defense of the so-called “Affordable Care Act.” To me, it is not a particularly surprising result. Two years ago, I noted thatthe Obama Admin’s principal argument relied on the classification of the mandate as a tax and that […]

Living with Savages

By Gavin McInnes When libertarians, paleocons, neocons, and Republicans are confronted with a shrieking liberal they usually shoo it away. That’s easy if you don’t live in New York City, Berkeley, LA, or Madison, but those of us mired here in the jungles of hysteria have to come […]

Has the Day of the Islamist Arrived?

By Pat Buchanan Sixteen months after the United States abandoned its loyal satrap of 30 years, President Hosni Mubarak, to champion democracy in Egypt, the returns are in. Mohammed Morsi, candidate of the Muslim Brotherhood, is president of Egypt, while the military has dissolved the elected parliament that […]

Classic Words of Wisdom

“…there is nothing more difficult to carry out, nor more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to handle, than to initiate a new order of things. For the reformer has enemies in all those who profit by the old order, and only lukewarm defenders in all those who […]

Quote of the Day

“Teachers taught us that Hitler was terrible, not because he hated the wrong group, but because hating any group is illogical, unscientific and leads ultimately to violence. Groups are grammatical fictions; only individuals exist, and each individual is different. Sometime while I was busy and didn’t notice, Political […]

Behind the Crack-up of the Right

By Pat Buchanan In introducing his new book, Leo Strauss and the Conservative Movement in America, Paul Gottfried identifies a fundamental divide between neoconservatives and the traditional right. The divide is over the question: What is this nation, America? Straussians, writes Gottfried, “wish to present the construction of government […]

The Niggers of the Earth

By Andy Nowicki White lightning in the ‘Rainbow Nation’ The following is an exclusive excerpt from my article “The Niggers of the Earth,” concerning my travels among the Afrikaners last December. The full piece will run in the first issue of Radix, the new print journal put out by the National Policy […]

Perish the Euro

By Paul Gottfried The latest bestseller by German economist Thilo Sarrazin, a former member of the Bundesbank executive board, is a rambling critique of the eurozone. His book Deutschland braucht den Euro nicht (Germany does not need the euro) tells you everything you might want to know about why the […]

Dissident News Update June 22, 2012

The Continuing Economic Crisis by Tim Kelly Twelve Victims of the Drug War by Laurence M. Vance The Jacob Hornberger Show: June 17, 2011 by Jacob G. Hornberger The Natural Right to Be Free by Laurence M. Vance The Supreme Court Abandons the Guantánamo Prisoners by Andy Worthington Slow, Predictable Hearing on Fast […]

The Secession Solution

By Chris Bassil Earlier this month, Amendment 1 — an amendment to the North Carolina state constitution that precludes the state from recognizing gay marriage, among various other kinds of domestic partnership — was passed by voters. Much has already been made of the bill’s discriminatory content, the […]

New Rules, High Costs and Big Business

By David D’Amato Surveying the new JOBS Act, legislation with the ostensible purpose of aiding “emerging growth companies,” the Washington Post’s Rob Kaplan and Tom Voekler contend that the act’s biggest impact will be on the formation of “small and mid-sized business capital.” Observing an important difference between […]

Future of Freedom Foundation June 17, 2012

MIGRATION Are Immigration Laws Like Jim Crow? by David Bier Foundation for Economic Education WELFARE STATE Big Lies in Politics by Thomas Sowell MONETARY POLICY How the Euro Will End by Gerald P. O’Driscoll Jr. Cato Institute ECONOMICS Hayek on Individualism by Sheldon Richman Foundation for Economic […]

Dissident News Update June 17, 2012

CONGRESS MAY TURN OVER INTERNET REGULATION TO UN The US House of Representatives will vote on a measure this week as to whether or not they will hand over regulation of the internet to the United Nation’s International Telecommunication Union (ITU). Other nations such as China, Russia, Brazil […]

Free State Project News – June 2012

From the President’s Desk   Before we get to what’s on everyone’s mind–Porcfest, of course!–a giant THANK YOU to the community for pledging to hire Chris Lopez as an independent contractor to handle the FSP’s administrative work. If you pledged, please follow this link to make your donation now. Chris […] Newsletter | June 16, 2012

IN THIS ISSUE What’s new Top news Opinion and analysis Events What’s new with staff and contributors? Congratulations to Gareth Porter, reporter for InterPress Service and frequent contributor, for winning the Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism in London. This honor is for his outstanding research into the military’s […]