Category: Liberty Minutes

Scouts Receive "Civics Lesson" in American Totalitarianism

by Will

Liberty Minute July 23 2014 Visitors to the former Soviet Union were frequently admonished not to take photographs of buildings and government personnel, out of fear of attracting the attention of the secret police. The danger was particularly acute wh… more »

Marijuana Prohibition Kills Children

by Will

Liberty Minute July 22 2014 Anna Conte of Albany, New York died at the age of nine, a casualty of the bureaucratized cruelty and misguided sanctimony of drug prohibition. Desperate to get relief for their daughter, Anna?s mother and father had trave… more »

"This Ends Today": So the Police Murdered Him

by Will

Liberty Minute July 21 2014 Eric Garner was killed by the police on the streets of Staten Island, New York for no defensible reason. The 48-year-old father of six and grandfather to two had just broken up a fight when plainclothes officers appeared and… more »

Drug Commissar gets his "Rush" from Imprisoning Others Who Seek One

by Will

Liberty Minute July 18 2014 What a rush!? exulted Idaho resident Monte Stiles after completing his first tandem skydive on July 10. That description was not metaphorical: The chemical reactions involved in skydiving and similar high-risk activities h… more »

Britain's Cultural Totalitarianism

by Will

Liberty Minute July 17 2014 Great Britain, once renowned as the Mother of Parliaments and the homeland of the Anglo-Saxon tradition of liberty under law, is now a fully realized post-Christian society ruled by undisguised cultural totalitarians. The B… more »

Again, Thou Shalt Speak No Ill of the Dear Leader

by Will

Liberty Minute July 16 2014 Within the US Department of Justice is an entity called the Community Relations Service, or CRS, that supposedly works to pacify potential conflicts growing out of racial tensions. Under the reign of Barack Obama and Attorne… more »

The Middle East Could Benefit from American "Neglect"

by Will

Liberty Minute July 15 2014 Unlike his father, Kentucky Republican Senator Rand Paul is not a consistent non-interventionist. For example, Senator Paul supports some forms of foreign aid, which his father appropriately condemned as unconstitutional. Ra… more »

Perverting Justice in the Service of Cruelty

by Will

Liberty Minute July 14 2014 In a criminal trial, witnesses ? including defendants -- are put under oath to tell the whole truth, and nothing but the truth. Iowa District Judge Henry Latham violated that principle in the recently concluded show trial… more »

Prohibitionist Pharisees Prolong a Child's Suffering

by Will

Liberty Minute July 11 2014 Fifty-two years ago, acting in defiance of federal efforts to de-segregate Alabama schools, Governor George Wallace proclaimed his devotion to ?segregation now [and] segregation forever.? So committed to the cause was Go… more »

"Accountability" Only Goes One Way in Police State Amerika

by Will

Liberty Minute July 10 2014 The Clark County, Nevada Sheriff?s Office, the FBI, and the BLM all insist that rancher Cliven Bundy should be ?held accountable? for the part he played in an armed standoff over cattle seizures last April. Like many… more »

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