Liberty


Power to the People: John Lennon’s Legacy Lives On

Not Guilty: The Power of Nullification to Counteract Government Tyranny

By John W. Whitehead The Rutherford Institute November 1, 2016   Not Guilty: The Power of Nullification to Counteract Government Tyranny   “The people have the power, all we have to do is awaken that power in the people. The people are unaware. They’re not educated to realize that they have power. The system is […]


Iceland Today, the US Tomorrow?

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute October 17, 2016   Iceland Today, the US Tomorrow?   During the 2008 economic crisis, Iceland’s government froze offshore accounts held by foreign investors in that country’s currency, the krona. Recently, the government of Iceland announced it would unfreeze the accounts if the account holders paid a voluntary “departure […]

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Jesse Ventura and Lew Rockwell Discuss Ending the War on Marijuana

Jesse Ventura and Lew Rockwell Discuss Ending the War on Marijuana

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute October 4, 2016   Jesse Ventura and Lew Rockwell Discuss Ending the War on Marijuana     Lew Rockwell’s new Lew Rockwell Show interview with author Jesse Ventura provides interesting criticism of the war on marijuana in America and thoughts on the prospect of a future without that war. […]


Eminent Domain and Donald Trump

By Robert Ringer RobertRinger.com September 20, 2016   Eminent Domain and Donald Trump     One of a handful issues I have with Donald Trump is his appetite for eminent domain. Whenever you watch a tear-jerking eminent-domain story on television, it serves as a grim reminder that we are not, by any stretch of the […]

Eminent Domain and Donald Trump

Gary Johnson and Bill Weld Presidential Campaign Dragging Libertarianism Through the Mud

By RPI Staff Ron Paul Institute August 28, 2016   Gary Johnson and Bill Weld Presidential Campaign Dragging Libertarianism Through the Mud     Ron Paul Institute Senior Fellow Adam Dick, in a Wake Up Call Podcast interview posted on Friday, argues that Libertarian Party presidential and vice-presidential nominees Gary Johnson and Bill Weld have […]

Gary Johnson and Bill Weld Presidential Campaign Dragging Libertarianism Through the Mud

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Election 2016: Liberty Loses No Matter Who Wins

By Ron Paul Ron Paul Institute August 15, 2016   Election 2016: Liberty Loses No Matter Who Wins   For all the hand-wringing about the threat to liberty and constitutional government posed by the major party presidential candidates, there is little discussion of how this threat is due to the political class’s long history of […]


A Tipping Point for Liberty

By Daniel McAdams Ron Paul Institute August 7, 2016   A Tipping Point for Liberty How many of us does it take to move the US in a direction toward a more peaceful foreign policy and the restoration of civil liberties at home? Not as many as people might think. But what is critical is […]

A Tipping Point for Liberty

The Law addresses so well is “the principle on nonaggression,” which holds that “we can’t do harm to anybody else and the government shouldn’t be able to do it either.”

Ron Paul Recommends Reading This French Book Published in 1850

By Adam Dick Ron Paul Institute August 5, 2016   Ron Paul Recommends Reading This French Book Published in 1850     Thursday on the Tom Woods Show, host Tom Woods asked libertarian communicator Ron Paul what one book Paul would suggest someone read as an introduction to Paul’s views. Paul responded that he would […]


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