When will we know that Republicans successfully fooled the Tea Partiers?

When they raise the debt limit without real spending cuts.
59% (1897 votes)
When they bail out the U.S. Postal Service.
2% (75 votes)
When they vote to extend unemployment benefits yet again.
5% (144 votes)
When they vote for farm subsidies.
5% (169 votes)
When they refuse to cut Social Security and Medicare benefits.
8% (258 votes)
When they refuse to cut military spending.
16% (506 votes)
Republicans are going to keep their promises and cut federal spending a whole lot.
5% (144 votes)
Total votes: 3193

Northeastern State University

Contact:  To be updated

School Level: 
College/University

TSA: Airport Security is Impossible says William Stone III

The concept of “airport security” is actually Access Control.  ”Access Control” is a catch-all concept that basically boils down to the idea of controlling who can get into a particular area and who can’t.

The reason that access control is impossible in an airport is very, very simple.  The underpinning of all access control is this concept:

Deny access to everyone but a few individuals.

Event

LP Booth at the Nevada County Fair

When:

Start date: 
Wednesday, August 10, 2011 - 10:00am
End date: 
Sunday, August 14, 2011 - 9:00pm
Time Zone: 
US/Pacific

Where:

11228 McCourtney Road
Grass Valley, CA 95945

Description:

For more details see here http://www.nevadacountyfair.com/ or contact Gary Bryant, Vice Chair for the Nevada County LP, for more information at

Utah State University

Organization Name: 
Utah State University College Libertarians

Contact:  Justin Hinh

usulibertarians@gmail.com

(801) 815-8345

School Level: 
College/University

John Green on Freedom: Blog posting by Economist David Henderson

It has become so standard, when a family has had a tragedy, for a family member to advocate some further restriction on freedom even if that restriction would create more tragedies than it would prevent. It's kind of understandable. When a family member dies, we feel so impotent. We want to do something. I've never had something like John Green's tragedy of losing a beautiful vibrant little girl. The closest I've come is my brother's suicide, which was a shock, but the suicide of a 22-year old is different from the murder of a 9-year old.

Wes Benedict interviewed by Russian Television

Watch last week's interview of LP executive director Wes Benedict.

Survey Shows Libertarian Values Among MIT Students

The Tech, Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s oldest and largest newspaper, released the results from its political survey conducted last year.  A total of 20% of the school’s undergraduate and graduate population responded to the questionnaire from October 2010.

The results show that 23% of the respondents consider themselves libertarian. Of that group, 35% believe that the Libertarian Party best represents their political views. That is compared to the 9% who believe that the Republican Party best represents them and the 23% who chose the Democratic Party.

Utah Newspaper Publishes Libertarian Essay

On Sunday December 19, 2010, The Salt lake Tribune, Utah’s largest newspaper, published a libertarian essay on the privatization of liquor sales. “Limited Government: Privatize Liquor Sales” appeared on the front page of the Sunday paper’s opinion section.

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