There is a growing effort among the nation's political elites and top government officials to transform America into a cashless society (Related: The EU is the global blueprint for a cashless society).
In his speech yesterday to the National District Attorneys Association, US Attorney General Jeff Session promised much more civil asset forfeiture, a bigger drug war, and longer mandatory prison terms. He is turning the authoritarianism up to "11."
A video explaining America's Christian roots has been denied access on Facebook, reports Charisma News.
The Declaration of Independence proclaimed that "all men . . . are endowed by their Creator with certain inalienable rights." This assertion captured the idealism and the principles of this nation's Founding Fathers.
an Age of Tech Totalitarianism...Would you allow a government official into your bedroom on your honeymoon? Or let your mother-in-law hear and record every conversation that takes place in your home or car - especially disagreements with your husba
According to a new Gallup Poll, more Americans see their liberties in decline in the US. US freedom ranking in the world has declined as well. What's going on here and why?
During the populist revolt of 2016, which first led to the "shocking outcomes" of Brexit and then Trump, we cautioned that these phenomena were merely the "silent majority" of the developed world's middle class expressing their anger and frustration
In the ever increasing global creep toward totalitarianism, some nations are stepping up punishments for their civilians caught using social media for free speech. Now Germany is in the headlines for raiding the homes of those who the government decl
Libertarians excel at making the academic case for freedom. Why, then, are libertarian ideas perpetually dismissed?
Clearly, the only sane thing to do after a terrorist attack is to take rights away. Maybe if we build a prison around society, we will all be safe. Maybe it is just a matter of the government having more power over the citizens, and they will finally
How often do we hear the claim that American troops "defend our freedoms"? The claim is made often by U.S. officials and is echoed far and wide across the land by television commentators, newspaper columnists, public-school teachers, and many oth
Ideas and reason do not motivate people, I am told. Appeals to self-interest and emotion are the only effective way to communicate. It is a false dichotomy, of course, to pit reason against emotion as though a reasoned argument cannot also be a passi
For many inside the liberty movement the need to convert the devout statist is an instinct that burns with righteous conviction. It is with frustration that one can observe so many recent and distant examples of government horror and yet nothing ever
The term "Herbert" referred to a stiff, rule-keeping bureaucrat. Tie-dye was the clothing of hippies; it was made with bleach and strings. Being old enough to remember how things were "back in the day," I'm always half insulted to see very
The veterans and activists of Ron Paul's presidential campaigns are running for their own political races. We catch up with US Senate candidate Eric Brakey to see how his campaign is going.
The United States has often been touted as a brilliant beacon of liberty, a singular champion for justice and free enterprise. It is a myth often believed by most Americans and those that it has seduced abroad.
"Government is said to be a necessary evil. The saying appears to be without merit. For can anything be at once necessary and evil? True, all governments have had a history of evil-doing, more or less. However, it does not follow from this
There's always plenty for libertarians to complain about in our troubled world, but in many respects, things could be much worse.
Do you believe you chose to be born to your parents? Do you believe you chose to be born in your body? Do you believe you are who you are for a reason? Or do you believe everything is random?
Let's stop limiting our potential with -isms and pigeonholes. Let's stop judging our neighbours by the labels we slap on them instead of the conversations we have with them. Let's rediscover what it is to live in community with real people in t
You probably didn't hear much about this in school -- even though 10,000 people were killed.
Inspired by Foucault, Chelsea Manning and techniques like gene editing, artists and activists are taking back power over our bodies from governments and corporations.
Imagine a world where Comcast slows video streaming from Fox News's website to a pixelated crawl while boosting Rachel Maddow--who happens to star on Comcast-owned MSNBC. What if Verizon, which owns the liberal Huffington Post, charged you more to
"Rights aren't rights if someone can take them away. They're privileges. That's all we've ever had in this country, is a bill of temporary privileges. And if you read the news even badly, you know that every year the list gets shorter and s
Just couldn't. Contain. The Rant.
Judge Sarah Evans Barker gave the order to vacate the property at high noon on November 14, 2,000; Federal Marshals under the direction of Frank Anderson carried out a well planned raid on the church.
Got freedom? Give me liberty or give me death! Land of the free and the home of the brave! Defenders of liberty! Inalienable rights! The state of New Hampshire 's motto, " Live Free or Die!", WV mountaineers motto, "Mountaineers Are Always Free
Got freedom? Give me liberty or give me death! Land of the free and the home of the brave! Defenders of liberty! Inalienable rights! The state of New Hampshire 's motto, " Live Free or Die!", WV mountaineers motto, "Mountaineers Are Alwa
I see the look in my best friend's eyes when I talk to her about free markets.