Liberty


On July 4th Demand Freedom, Don’t Celebrate The State

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute July 5, 2016   As we gather with family and friends to celebrate the July 4th holiday we should remember that we are not celebrating the state, but rather commemorating an act of secession from an oppressive government. We are celebrating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence from […]

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Charlie Rangle says he “deserves” to be protected by gun, You do not however

Charlie Rangle says he “deserves” to be protected by gun, You do not however (VIDEO)

By Against Crony Capitalism June 23, 2016     There are perfectly reasonable reasons why there are well armed people should be protecting the Capitol. However, Rangle’s statement reflects clearly the 2 tiered (multitiered?) system in this country. Cronies at the top. The great unwashed (and in Rangle’s hope, unarmed) throngs below. Part of a […]


Ron Paul’s Advice at the Libertarian National Convention: Don’t Be Wishy-Washy

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute June 1, 2016   Ron Paul’s Advice at the Libertarian National Convention: Don’t Be Wishy-Washy   Ron Paul, whose forty-plus years in the political arena include a run for president as the Libertarian Party nominee in 1988, received at the party’s national convention last weekend a Hall of Liberty award […]

Ron Paul’s Advice at the Libertarian National Convention: Don’t Be Wishy-Washy

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Government Can’t Help; It Can Only Hurt

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute May 31, 2016 Government Can’t Help; It Can Only Hurt   Three recent stories regarding three government agencies — the IRS, the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) — show why we should oppose big government for practical, as well as philosophical, reasons. In […]


Shame on the U.S. Supreme Court for Making a Mockery of the First Amendment 1

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute May 16, 2016   Shame on the U.S. Supreme Court for Making a Mockery of the First Amendment       “The vitality of civil and political institutions in our society depends on free discussion… It is only through free debate and free exchange of ideas that government […]

Shame on the U.S. Supreme Court for Making a Mockery of the First Amendment

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Drafting Women Means Equality in Slavery

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute May 2, 2016 Drafting Women Means Equality in Slavery   Last week the House Armed Services Committee approved an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act requiring women to register with Selective Service. This means that if Congress ever brings back the draft, women will be forcibly sent to […]


A Superior Vision

By Walter E. Williams LewRockwell.com April 27, 2016   A Superior Vision   Last month, I celebrated the beginning of my 81st year of life. For nearly half that time, I have been writing a nationally syndicated column on many topics generating reader responses that go from supportive to quite ugly. So I thought a […]

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Ron Paul Explains Libertarianism

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute April 9, 2016   Ron Paul Explains Libertarianism   Prominent libertarian communicator and former United States presidential candidate Ron Paul presented on Wednesday [Feb. 17, 2016] a short explanation of libertarianism in response to a question from host Anand Naidoo on the CCTV show The Heat. Asked by Naidoo […]


Forget “Unity”: We Need the Freedom to Disagree

By Gary M. Galles Foundation for Economic Education March 19, 2016   Forget “Unity”: We Need the Freedom to Disagree People need more space to go their own way       America will soon approach its biennial peak in “unity” rhetoric. 2016 offers no shortage of candidates claiming to unify us, unlike their “divisive” […]

Forget “Unity”: We Need the Freedom to Disagree

Freedom vs. Justice: Are They in Conflict?

Freedom vs. Justice: Are They in Conflict?

By David Gordon Mises.org March 10, 2016   Freedom vs. Justice: Are They in Conflict?   Libertarianism doesn’t often attract attention from The Atlantic, but a recent article, “The Information Revolution’s Dark Turn,” features philosopher Alistair Duff who attacks libertarianism in general, and Murray Rothbard specifically. Unfortunately, the article misrepresents libertarianism, but does so in […]


Rep. Thomas Massie: Zombie Fighter

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute March 2, 2016   Rep. Thomas Massie: Zombie Fighter   Rep. Thomas Massie (R-KY), in a new interview with Reason Editor in Chief Nick Gillespie, says his “mission in life” is to prevent new United States Congress members “from becoming zombies when they get to DC.” Massie explains that […]

Rep. Thomas Massie: Zombie Fighter

Why I Have Hope

By Ron Paul Mises.org February 11, 2016   Why I Have Hope   [This article appears in the January-February 2016 issue of The Austrian.] I think the most exciting message for me today is that things are changing. Often, when I come to these events, people ask me, “isn’t this grueling, isn’t this very tough?” […]

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Mandatory Depression Screening is A Depressing Thought

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute February 8, 2016     Mandatory Depression Screening is A Depressing Thought   The United States Preventive Services Task Force recently recommended mandatory depression screening for all Americans. The task force wants to force health insurance companies to pay for the screening. Basic economics, as well as the Obamacare […]