If Rand Paul had ever had the juice behind his presidential bid that Donald Trump had and then failed to perform I'd label his departure from the 2016 race a flameout. However in this case, as in many libertarian efforts in the past, it's … [Read more...]
Is it Time for Rand Paul to Meet Miss Manners?
If you happened to be, watching CNBC’s on Monday afternoon and saw the rude performance by Rand Paul in his interview with anchor Kelly Evans than you are more than familiar with this abysmal excuse for public discourse. If you missed it, … [Read more...]
Libertarians as Scapegoats
Amazing. In the last 24 hours I have read two media opinion peices blaming Liberarians for the defeat of an Tea Party incumbent Republican in New Hampshire and the defeat of a Republican congressional challenger in Massachusetts. What … [Read more...]
Have Libertarians Forgotten the Republican Primaries?
Back in September of 2010 I detailed in an article "Where Have all the Libertarian’s Gone?" how for all of the attention paid to Libertarian ideas there was little in the way of Libertarian electoral success to show for it. To wit: "In the … [Read more...]
Bachmann in Damage Control Mode Once Again?
This evening CNN announced in a "breaking news" announcement that there was yet another shake up in Michelle Bachmann's presidential campaign. This time Bachmann's campaign manager Ed Rollins said that he was stepping down for "health … [Read more...]
Where Have all the Libertarian’s Gone?
The late Mary Travers once sang a song called "Where Have All the Flowers Gone? It was a lamentation about the human cost of war and it was a popular protest song during the Vietnam era. Well it seems to me that someone could write a song, … [Read more...]
The “Citizens United” Decision – and the Kochtopus
The scariest article I have read recently deals with corporate spending run amok, and may explain where the Tea Party got its start and its money. This is a must read. I want to hear what you all think about this. Essentially, … [Read more...]