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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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The ‘Nanny State’ of North Carolina

By William R. Toler My home state was recently the recipient of an award that’s not so honor-worthy. North Carolina was named Reason.tv’s “Nanny State of the Month” for May 2011. The reason for Reason’s choice: a 1993 ban on … Continue reading

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Photography is not a crime

By William R. Toler Shutterbugs across the country noticed a disturbing trend and some have even found themselves behind bars for doing their job or passion: photography. Carlos Miller, a “multimedia journalist,” maintains a blog featuring stories of people arrested … Continue reading

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