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Tag: Florida
  • Jesse Jackson Calls for UN Intervention in US

    In a video at the WSJ Opinion page, I discovered that “Jesse Jackson in these last days has called for the United Nations to intervene in the wake of the George Zimmerman verdict.” This is not necessarily something unseen in America, unfortunately, but it does continue to show the extent to which those who have …

  • Florida Libertarians Take Unique Approach to Controversial TSA Searches

    On July 31st the Libertarian Party of Florida (LPF), with the support of several other groups, will host a rally at the Florida Sheriffs Association convention in Daytona Beach, FL. The goal of the rally is to encourage Florida sheriffs to enforce the Fourth Amendment of the United States Constitution; Article 1, Section 12 of …

  • Introducing YAL’s first State Co-Chair

    The mission of Young Americans for Liberty has always been to resource student leaders dedicated to our motto of winnng on principle. To that end, we were very excited to launch our leadership application this summer to expand our network and build a field team for freedom. I’m proud to announce Tom Laughlin as our …

  • Florida AG Candidate: Health Care ‘Should Be’ a Right

    Nestled in an obscure Florida Attorney General candidates’ debate Friday was a fundamental disagreement over the nature of rights. The specific issue at hand was whether health care is a right. Notably, one Democratic candidate, Dan Gelber, asserted the following on the matter: Health care should be a right, not a privilege. Note the verb …

  • Tallahassee Tea Party

    The Tallahassee Tea Party was a HUGE success. Over 2,000 frustrated citizens gathered at the state capital to rally against high taxes and spending. (And over 1,000 cars honked in agreement; not sure on who counted them though) State Legislatures, Local talk show hosts and “ConservoPunk” manned the mic from 4:30 til well after the …