Category Archives: National Issues

Police State is as Police State Does

Here’s a nice video of tax dollars at work. A male driver with a pregnant wife and child in an SUV who is pulled over by the police attempts to clarify why he’s been pulled over and, absent a satisfactory … Continue reading

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Eminent Domain Gone Wild

Pittsburgh residents are all too familiar with “eminent domain”, the constitutionally sanctioned practice where governments take private land for legitimate public uses. Traditionally, that’s meant things like roads and schools. Over the past several decades, however, governments have gone hog … Continue reading

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More Consumer Freedom for Beer Sales

A recent poll was commissioned by the Malt Beverage Distributors Association of Pennsylvania [MBDAP] to gage public sentiment on allowing beer sales in supermarkets and convenience stores. The poll, run by Terry Moddonna’s opinion research firm, found that a majority … Continue reading

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Medical Marijuana: Medicine or Freedom?

Here’s a clip from the comedian Drew Carey produced by reason.tv on Medical Marijuana and Marijuana illegality in general. Notice the people interviewed about their use for medicinal purposes. These people are not the animals Drug War zealots want you … Continue reading

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Free Market Thinking on Commuter Gridlock

16 miles from work takes an hour and a half to commute? Here is another clip from Drew Carey on Reason.TV discussing how gridlock can be alleviated with libertarian minded solutions. Pittsburgh may not be so bad as L.A., but … Continue reading

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We Can’t Argue With Ron Paul

Why would a Libertarian Party website post a video of a Republican presidential candidate? He may be a Republican by Party, but he’s Libertarian by action. Libertarians believe the job of government is exclusively to protect the freedom, liberty, and … Continue reading

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Ex Top-Cop Says Drug Legalization is the Better Route

Libertarians are often assailed as being pro drugs for our belief that the Drug War is a waste of resources and a violation of basic rights of citizens. Above is a clip from a Canadian TV interview of ex-cop Barry … Continue reading

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Anti-Gun Extremism is Misguided

The Post Gazette editors have gone all revolutionary regarding cracking down on gun rights. In one editorial, the PG lets loose on a few protestors in Harrisburg, lobbing around the usual hyperbole and extremist labels. God forbid someone should not … Continue reading

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Pork Party in D.C. Goes on Unabated

Whichever of the two big parties running the majority at the asylum on the Potomac is not in charge tends to be for full disclosure of the details behind “earmarking” — the practice where politicians attach (hide, really) their own … Continue reading

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Pro Legalization vs. Pro Drugs

If someone tells you that libertarians are pro drugs, tell whoever says as much that they don’t know what they are talking about. In fact, send them this link: It’s a Bloomberg interview of Harvard economics professor, Jefrey Miron, who … Continue reading

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