Tag Archives: Politics 2013

Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-43D: Beer

Beer Excise Tax Awaits Changes (Daily Policy Digest) There are two competing bills going through Congress right now. The Brewers Excise and Economic Relief Act (BEER) Act would halve the standard excise tax rate for beer sold in the United … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-42D: Politics 2013

A few thoughts on a few political matters and events this week! Racism in government – Politics 2013 Holder may pursue civil rights charges against Zimmerman (Conservative Action Alerts) U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder may pursue civil rights charges against … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-41C: Stupid people

Abominable Act (ObummerCare)  – Politics 2013 (Stupid people) ObamaCare ACA website broken – GOP to blame: (Politico via the Last Resistance) Facing such intense opposition from congressional Republicans, the administration was in a bunker mentality as it built the enrollment system, … Continue reading

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Where the Governmental Shutdown is REAL – and People are Angry

The governmental “Shutdown” is for the most part bogus:  the consensus seems to be that only 17% of all government employees are on furlough:  not expected to get a paycheck on the 15th or 31st of October (remember, even Federal … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #13-33C: Police State and Politics 2013

Home front: Police state Wisconsin: Police tackle man for photographing protest (Raw Story) “A photographer and activist was aggressively arrested at the Wisconsin Capitol on Monday during a daily singalong protest. Video of the incident uploaded to YouTube showed two police officers … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-32C: Liberty and what? Stupid government

Liberty, sadly, is too often mistaken for something else:  listening to a different talk show a couple of days ago, the guy (who sounded pretty libertarian for a minarchist) attacked Rand Paul (or maybe, upheld him) as NOT being a … Continue reading

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Three-hundredth Post: The “messiah” strikes again and again

Home front – The “messiah”: Obama wants police to search smartphones (News story (from NPR) via Godfather Politics)… Obama wanting to give police throughout the country the right to search someone’s smartphone without having a warrant.  … guest commentator on … Continue reading

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