Damning the Koch Bros.


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Did the libertarian businessmen break American laws in Iran?

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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 [...]

A Post About Comments: Thanks to Ron Paul Fans, I Have An Answer for Swindle and Rushkoff


Last month, Editor David Swindle introduced NRB guests to the sagacious Douglas Rushkoff and his latest work, Digital Nation. Joining the author in his musings about the mental dribble and dung that accounts for much of what is consumed by the “Digital Nation,” Swindle posed the question:
“Is the Internet Destroying Our Lives or Enriching Them?”
Before [...]

David Horowitz and a Guided Tour of the “Ron Paul Revolutionary” Mind


On Thursday, February 11, Glenn Beck exposed Texas Gubernatorial Candidate, Debra Medina, as a 9-11 Truther.
Glenn Beck:
“Do you believe the government was any way involved with the bringing down of the World Trade Centers on 9/11?”
Debra Medina:
“I don’t, I don’t have all the evidence there, Glenn. So I don’t I’m not in a place, I [...]

David Horowitz and a Guided Tour of the “Ron Paul Revolutionary” Mind


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Debra Medina’s Truther exposure reignites scrutiny of anti-American libertarians.

Everything I Now Need to Know About Sarah Palin, I Learned From Aristotle


In spite of all I admired and wrote in support of Governor Sarah Palin, I cannot claim intellectual honesty if I try to justify her profoundly disturbing endorsement of Dr. Rand Paul.
It is one thing to vote for a flawed candidate opposing one who is worse. It is another thing altogether to place immense credibility [...]

The Audacity! A Nakedly Anti-Semitic Comment at NewsReal!


At FrontPage this past week we ran an important report about how the Huffington Post has allowed a wave of anti-Semitic comments onto their site.
And then I discover this this afternoon on John Work’s recent post about the tidal wave of illegal immigrants:
Alfred Bodine · 11 hours ago

You are a joke! Fear mongers like [...]

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Marijuana, Conservatism, and the Culture Wars


Read Mary Grabar’s original Pajamas Media article here.
Read David Swindle’s NewsReal rebuttal here.

I will respond to your post, David, because it, like many of the posts in response to my column points to a very important divide in the conservative/libertarian movement.  Thank you for the opportunity.
Your post also points to a [...]

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