Category Archives: pennsylvania

The Liberty-Stealing Commerce Clause

We found the above interview to be telling. The constitution was initially designed to protect individual freedoms — your innate (God Given, many argue) right to your body, the fruits your labor (e.g., you’re not a slave in any portion … Continue reading

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Republican and Democrats Grow Deficit to the Moon

Pittsburgh knows deficits. In the end, you can’t spend yourself to riches or indebt yourself to wealth. Neither the Republicans or Democrats seem to be capable of real change. But it can change with Libertarian candidates, and it all starts … Continue reading

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Republicans anti-Democracy When it Comes to 3rd Party Choice

From the Campaign of Libertarian Candidate for President, Bob Barr: August 25, 2008 6:32 pm EST Atlanta, GA – Bob Barr’s presidential campaign has recently learned of an action by the McCain campaign and the Pennsylvania Republican Party to have … Continue reading

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The Definition of Insanity: LP Presidential Debate on The War on Drugs

Here’s some very sober thinking on the Drug War at a recent Libertarian presidential candidate debate. Sober thinking on a crucial subject while Congress is busy-bodying itself on steroid scandals.

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Study: Pennsylvania Turnpike Is Among Least Cost-Efficient Toll Roads in U.S.

Los Angeles (April 10, 2008) – The Pennsylvania Turnpike is one of the country’s least cost-efficient toll roads, spending a whopping 62.4 percent of its toll revenues on operating and maintenance costs. Of 35 toll roads studied, only the Massachusetts … Continue reading

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A Note to Disgruntled Republicans About Liberty

Every Republican I’ve spoken to is mystified that John McCain has sewn up the Republican nomination. For his entire career, he has been more statist on both domestic and foreign policy than even the typical Republican. He has been considered … Continue reading

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Antitrust Laws Actually Promote Monopoly

We thank the Three Rivers Post and Standard for Allowing this reprint of their material on our site. Above is a worthy discussion about the anti-consumer / pro big and connected business fraud that is anti-monopoly legislation with Ron Paul. … Continue reading

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Government Monopolies Don’t Like Competition

So in the land of free, you think you might be able to play a little poker, especially to raise money for a charitable cause… Well, unless the “Land of the Free” is a slogan in memory only. That’s the … 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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