government

Two Years Post-Snowden: ACLU vs Clapper

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On May 7th, after a near two year ordeal, the ACLU successfully won their case against James Clapper, the head of the National Security Agency. The second ci...

4/20: ‘Abolish the War on Drugs’ Day

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I think most people sit in one of two camps when it comes to April 20th: either you absolutely hate it or you love it. On one hand, some people are extremely...

Streisand Effect Continued

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I recently wrote about the Streisand Effect and the Indiana Pizza parlor that refuses to cater gay marriages. While not connected to the situation in Indiana...

Proof that Libertarians Do Not Exist

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Man, that is awkward. In his recent New York Times column, Paul Krugman states that there are no real libertarians in America. The premises of Krugman's arg...

A Small Guide To Protecting Your Privacy

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Originally written for the Students For Liberty Blogging Series, posted here on 12.15.14 It was almost two years ago that Edward Snowden began the NSA revela...

Lessons from Hong Kong

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This was originally written for the Students for Liberty blogging series, posted here on 11.14.14. Over five weeks ago, students, young professionals, and in...

Drugonomics

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Originally published on Studentsforliberty.org on 10.2.14, check them out for more on the Drug War and beyond. To the average American, criminal gangs and th...

Watchmen Watching

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Originally published in the Index of Kirksville, MO on 9.11.14 Four weeks since Michael Brown's murder in Ferguson, Missouri, and tensions are finally fallin...

The Hydra Effect

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This post was written originally for the Student's for Liberty website in conjunction with their new campaign this September, 'End the Drug War.' Checkout St...

Rioting in Brasil

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For those who don't already know, Brasil is the hosting nation of this year's World Cup. In today's semi-finals round between Brasil and Germany, and to ever...

Flags, Anthems, and Reality

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This Fourth of July is much like every one prior. There's a unifying sense of solidarity in this nation, irregardless of political alignment, wealth, and rac...