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Suspect of the official suspects

By William R. Toler [Note: This post was written the first week after the manhunt. More details have emereged, yet some questions remain unanswered.] As I sat in the newsroom watching the tragic events in Boston unfold last week, I … Continue reading

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Grassroots activists hold “Honor the Oath” Rally in Raleigh

By Jordon Greene Free the Vote NC On Wednesday afternoon, North Carolina’s state legislators met in Raleigh, NC to open the 2013-2014 Session of the North Carolina General Assembly and to take their Oath of Office to start their new … 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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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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Open letter to a news director

To Matt Miller, news director of WXIX-TV: Thank you for hiring Ben Swann and allowing him to produce Reality Check. Working in television news myself, it’s a breath of fresh air to see someone in the mainstream media actually cover stories that … Continue reading

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There goes the Judge

By William R. Toler Shortly after 4 pm, FOX Business Network announced a reshuffling of programming which included cancelling Freedom Watch hosted by Judge Andrew Napolitano. And Libertarians across the country are pissed. In a press release, the network announced … Continue reading

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Meet the Libertarians

By William R. Toler After a struggle to stay on the ballot, the North Carolina Libertarian Party has six, count ‘em, six candidates for president listed on the ballot. Out of the six, the most-known is former New Mexico Governor … Continue reading

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NDAA causes controversy

By William R. Toler You wouldn’t think something as innocent-sounding as the National Defense Authorization Act would pose such a threat to the people of the nation. On first thought, it sounds like just funding the military….which is just what … Continue reading

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Golden Rule booed in S.C.

By William R. Toler “[C]an’t believe the golden rule got booed in SC. wow.” That was the status from a Facebook “friend” during the GOP debate Monday night in the Palmetto State. The Golden Rule, treat others as you would … Continue reading

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Hudson says ‘Let the Students Speak’

By William R. Toler Over the past year I’ve added a number of books to my personal library that compose what I’ve dubbed my “Liberty Shelf.” Included on the shelf are four books each by Judge Andrew Napolitano and Congressman … Continue reading

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Media bias nothing new

By William R. Toler The media bias on Rep. Ron Paul when it comes to the presidential election is not a new development. It’s been going on since the last election. During the 2008 election I watched as Paul was … Continue reading

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Jon Stewart bashes media for snubbing top GOP contender Ron Paul

By Natalina Extraordinary Intelligence Jon Stewart took the floor (read: desk) to slam the mainstream media for completely ignoring Ron Paul in the current race for the Republican nomination. Ron Paul dominates polls, he wins approval from all sides of … Continue reading

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Republicans rage in Iowa debate

By James White Another Republican debate down.  If nothing else, this one was certainly entertaining. Tim Pawlenty found his spine and attacked Michele Bachmann.  That kitty has claws, though, and she gave just as good as she got (and looked … Continue reading

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