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State provides what the market demands

By Eli Harman One recurrent (and basically valid) libertarian criticism of the state is that it offers a “bundle” of services, that you can only take, in toto, or leave, with great difficulty and expense, by moving thousands of miles … Continue reading

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Amanda Billyrock takes a plea

By William R. Toler The trial of Amanda Billyrock didn’t exactly go as planned Monday morning. Instead of making the state prove her guilt in court, she decided it was in her best interest to take a deal and plead … Continue reading

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Billyrock addresses criminal charges

By William R. Toler Following a brief information blackout, libertarian vlogger Amanda Billyrock issued a video statement Wednesday rebuking all charges levied against her by the State. [See video at the bottom of page.] Billyrock, whose “legal” name is Amanda … Continue reading

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Billyrock released, charges discovered

By William R. Toler After spending  nearly 12 hours in a cage, Amanda Billyrock  is free(r). Billyrock was arrested by police in Laconia, New Hampshire after a “routine traffic stop” for allegedly running a red light late Friday. At the … Continue reading

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Billyrock caged, charges unknown

By William R. Toler Anarchist activist and libertarian femme fatale Amanda Billyrock will be sitting in a cage this weekend. According to Ademo Freeman of Cop Block, Billyrock was socializing with him and others when she was arrested. He says … Continue reading

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Medical marijuana advocates support Stimson

By William R. Toler HENDERSONVILLE, NC– “Different strains for different pains.” That was one of the chants shouted outside the Henderson County Courthouse Friday as nearly two dozen people came out to support Todd Stimson and medical marijuana. Most supporters … Continue reading

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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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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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Libertarians gaining ground

By William R. Toler Amidst the coverage following Tuesday’s election is a story that, of course, isn’t being covered by the mainstream media: Libertarians had one of their strongest showings in ballot box history. Presidential candidate Gary Johnson only garnered one … Continue reading

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Johnson, Stein to debate in D.C.

By William R. Toler The presidential debates aren’t over yet. Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson and Green Party hopeful Jill Stein will square off one final time in Washington, D.C. on October 30 at the studio of RT America. Johnson and … Continue reading

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Green Party candidate arrested

By William R. Toler Jill Stein wasn’t at Tuesday night’s debate. Not just because as the Green Party candidate she wasn’t allowed to participate…but because she was arrested. According to RawStory.com, Stein and running mate Cheri Honkala were arrested after being … Continue reading

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Johnson crowd surfs in Salt Lake City

By William R. Toler Who says all politicians are dull? At the end of a town hall meeting in Utah, Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson decided to have a little fun with the crowd…and surf them. From the Daily Paul: … Continue reading

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The more things change…

It’s now been seven years since the first issues of the Independent Register rolled off the presses at Carteret Publishing. This was after a grueling weekend of crisscrossing Craven County covering multiple community events and local high school football games … Continue reading

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To vote, or not to vote?

By William R. Toler Though I haven’t yet read Shakespeare’s Hamlet (one of the many books I have that are on my I’ll-get-around-to-it list), I know a bit about the title character from Jasper Fforde’s Something Rotten. I know the Dane … Continue reading

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Former Marine detained, held for mental evaluation over Facebook posts

By William R. Toler In a move that would have only seemed possible to some during the Bush Administration, a Virginia man has been taken into custody and is being held against his will, without criminal charges. Former Marine Brandon Raub … Continue reading

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