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Kokesh cuffed and caged…again

By William R.  Toler Adam Kokesh has been cuffed, kidnapped and caged yet again. The libertarian internet show host and activist was arrested, along with N.A. Poe, at a pro-pot rally in Philadelphia Saturday. But it wasn’t for smoking marijuana … Continue reading

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Robin Hooders sued by city

By William R. Toler Another group of activists in New Hampshire has caught the wrath of the local government. Actually, it’s a lot of the same activists…with a different activity. The city of Keene has filed a lawsuit against six … Continue reading

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An open letter to Tim Daughtry

By Terry Mcintyre Tim Daughtry has been giving a talk regarding his book Waking The Sleeping Giant: How Mainstream Americans Can Beat Liberals At Their Own Game, which has a lot of agreeable lines, but dances right around an important … Continue reading

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Mother could face jail time for sick child’s absences

By William R. Toler Christine Gray could find herself in jail if her daughter misses one more day of school. The Pitt County mother was found guilty of violating the State’s Compulsory Attendance Law earlier this year, according to NewsChannel … Continue reading

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Rustic living against living regulations

By William R. Toler Eustace Conway is a simple man. He lives off the land in the mountains of North Carolina and teaches others to do the same. But leave it to government to get in the way of someone’s … Continue reading

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Private college police reports should be public record

By Corey Friedman When a law is so hazy and imprecise that the state’s highest court can’t decide how to interpret it, all that’s left is for lawmakers to go back to the drawing board. Less than a month after … Continue reading

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Control: The mindset of abusers and government

By Eric Voliva Government: If you have nothing to hide, then you have nothing to fear. Citizens: If I have nothing to fear, then why do I fear speaking out against you and being placed on some “terrorist watch-list”? Where … Continue reading

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N.C. town to charge extra for public records

By Corey Friedman North Carolina law tells us that the records state and local government keeps — from city budgets to meeting minutes to business permits —are the public’s property. “The public records and public information compiled by the agencies … Continue reading

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Thoughts on minarchism

By Will Porter Minarchists claim that we need to have an institution who levies taxation just for some essential services. They claim that without this agency doing this, we would have all kinds of terrible problems, starving children, etc. Voluntaryists … Continue reading

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The false Left-Right Paradigm

By Victor Pross The world has been besieged by politicians, demagogues, and media pundits alike. From the talking heads of television towers to the cut-and-paste political caricature hacks of mainstream newspapers, every authority figure in American culture is crying out, … Continue reading

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Problems with the Status Quo

By Melissa Cameron If anyone truly understood my past experiences with the status quo, perhaps they would understand the necessarily formed resistance to institutions, whether medical or legal communities, or even our governmental institutions. But, rather than delve into my … Continue reading

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Internet speech endangered by authoritarians

By Corey Friedman International Internet regulators could have broad powers to censor online speech if nations like Russia, China and Saudi Arabia have their way. A little-known United Nations body called the International Telecommunication Union is meeting this week to … Continue reading

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Random thoughts of a borderline anarchist Part 1: Roots of a radical

By William R. Toler It’s sort of a running joke around the office that I’m the “free speech, anti-government guy.” In fact, that’s often how the executive producer introduces me to newcomers. (Despite the fact that there are at least … Continue reading

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Paying in pennies

By William R. Toler A Winston-Salem activist paid his vehicle tax bill last week…in pennies. Clyde Freeman walked into the Forsyth County tax office with a box full of pennies, clad in a t-shirt that read “Taxation is Theft” and … Continue reading

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Secession obsession

By William R. Toler There has been a lot of talk lately about secession. If states should secede. If they CAN secede. Since the re-election of President Barack Obama, petitions from residents of all 50 states have flooded the “We … Continue reading

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