Glenn Greenwald: Raving Leftist


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Democrat historian tries to put a conservative mask on a Marxist journalist.

Rand vs. Ryan


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Why media scaremongering over the Russian novelist misrepresents the congressman.

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John Stossel Unmasks the Fraud of Big Government


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The evangelist of common sense regales the Freedom Center with insights from his new book, “No They Can’t.”

Expanding on Libertarian Tunnel Vision… Now Islamic Gender Apartheid


Calvin Freiburger had a great post the other day about Rand Paul’s Civil Rights Act troubles.
Calvin nailed it:
More importantly, the affair crystallizes a key difference between conservatism and libertarianism. Both ostensibly stem from the same presuppositions—individuals have certain inalienable rights and government must be strictly limited so it’s power and scope extend no further than protecting those [...]

Gabriel Schoenfeld: How the Left politicized the terrorist watch list — latimes.com


The case of the alleged Christmas bomber, Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab, is being called a massive intelligence failure. And the evidence thus far does suggest a possible lapse in the government’s management of terrorist watch lists. But if so, the blame doesn’t lie wholly with government agencies charged with maintaining the lists. Some share of responsibility […]

Jon Rowe Gives Insight on the Founders in Grabar vs Swindle Marijuana Debate


My friend Jon Rowe, a libertarian blogger and college professor, has written a thoughtful post responding to my debate with Mary Grabar on marijuana legalization, conservatism, and the counterculture.
Over the years I’ve found Jon’s blogging on the founding to be tremendously erudite and engaging. If you haven’t been following his writing then you really should.
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Related posts:

  1. Grabar Vs Swindle on Weed and Conservatism at FrontPage
  2. Marijuana, Conservatism, and the Culture Wars
  3. Grabar: Conservatives, End the Apology Tour

Comments of the Day: Getting Real About Third Parties in the Merry Old Land of Oz


From Swemson’s Open Thread yesterday which highlighted how little private sector experience Obama’s cabinet has:

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I think it’s important to have some solid private sector experience AND not be crazy. Otherwise you get Ross Perot, Ron Paul, or some Libertarian candidate.
This entirely sensible comment from one of my favorite NewsReal regular [...]