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Tag: Reason Magazine
  • “The Independents”: A Fresh and Hip Commentary Show for Libertarians

    “What if there were more than two sides to every issue?” — Judge Andrew Napolitano Liberty is back in style on the Fox Business Network! Fronted by always gorgeous MTV commentator and open libertarian Lisa Kennedy, Reason Magazine‘s editor-in-chief Matt Welch, and co-creator and executive producer of Free Think Media, Kmele Foster, we are offered a …

  • What Debt Problem?

    In the August/September issue of Reason  magazine, Veronique de Rugy, senior research fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University, confronts claims from the Obama administration that we do not have a debt problem. You’ve probably heard these claims; even Speaker of the House John Boehner agreed with the president this past March, but …

  • 79% of Americans say more DC spending doesn’t help

    A new Reason-Rupe poll has some interesting and telling findings—namely that a vast majority of Americans don’t think that increased federal spending since the 1990s has improved their quality of life. Here are the details: Adjusted for inflation, federal spending per capita has increased approximately 39 percent since 1992, yet a new Reason-Rupe poll finds 79 percent …

  • The Declaration of Independents Review

    Via the #rationalinterest blog. The new book from Reason Magazine editor Matt Welch and Reason.tv editor Nick Gillespie is titled The Declaration of Independents. Welch and Gillespie point out, with well documented examples and sharp wit, that which we should all come to realize: Outside of government, we are free to shape our lives as …

  • Same as the Old Boss?

    Don’t count on the GOP  to shrink the size of government, says Fox Business’ John Stossel. A burning question on my mind, as I’m sure many of you have wondered, is “Will the GOP really work towards cutting spending and reducing the size of government?” Will it keep its promises to the Tea Party? John Stossel …

  • A Militarization of U.S. Police

    Who watches the Watchmen? Radley Balko of The Agitator and  Reason Magazine discusses the state of America’s police forces. Specifically, the increasing militarization, lack of transparency, and laws against recording video/audio of police. Are they really accountable to us, the taxpayer? Does freedom stand a chance in todays day and age?

  • Some Perspective from Nick Gillespie

    From Reason.

  • Is the worst still to come?

    Gerald Celente of the Trends Research Institute says yes: Conditions will continue to deteriorate. The global economy is terminally ill. The recession is in a brief remission, not the early stages of recovery. Cheap money, easy credit and unrestrained borrowing brought on an economic crisis that cannot be cured by monetary and fiscal policies that …