Tag Archives: Voting

E-Day: evolution or revolution?

Today is E-Day: the official election day for thousands of political offices, hundreds of election issues, and millions of voters. Supposedly, as many as 90 million people have already cast their ballots, before the polls opened this morning. In some … Continue reading

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Election day blues, redux

By Nathan Barton It’s only been three days, so we are all still digesting the election results. But it is clear, whomever and whatever measures DID win. In the 2018 national and local elections, generally, liberty lost. I understand that … Continue reading

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Election day blues

By Nathan Barton As this commentary is posted, “election day” is just hours away.  That is increasingly meaningless, as more and more people use early and absentee voting procedures to cast their vote.  And as hacking methods improve to “massage … Continue reading

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The color of politics

By Nathan Barton Reality is a difficult concept for many people to grasp. And those who are “reality challenged” seem to be on the increase, these days. One of the areas where this seems to be a particular problem is … Continue reading

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The Efficacy and Ethics of Voting

By Ben Stone As many times as I have spoken and written on this topic, I chose restraint on formally addressing it again until the madness of the 2016 election cycle faded. The reason for this restraint is that I … Continue reading

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But… but, You HAVE To Vote For SOMEONE!!!

By MamaLiberty A dear friend sent me a raft of article links today, all begging, screaming or whining about how people “must” vote for someone, anyone… but especially FOR Clinton! I had avoided talking with her about this over the … Continue reading

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Election SIT-Out

By MamaLiberty Two good posts at LRC blog today by Michael S. Rozeff: #Election Sitout Sit-ins used to be popular. I recommend a SIT-OUT. I recommend an ELECTION SIT-OUT. And Effects of #VotingSitout A #VotingSitout is partly symbolic, partly motivational, … Continue reading

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Voting and Complaining

By MamaLiberty Every election cycle, at least a few people tell me that if I don’t “vote,” I can’t complain about the results. This has never made any sense at all to me, but this year it seems even more … Continue reading

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Blind Voters

By Nathan Barton Chris, over at Laissez Faire Books reposted (with his own comments) an article by Josh Guckert at The Libertarian Republic, entitled “Trump and Sanders may have more in common than most [people] think.” He proceeds to list … Continue reading

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Politics 2016: Baker’s Dozen ™ Federal Ballot Issues (what-if)

by Nathan Barton As Jeffrey Tucker pointed out in a recent column, voters need to remember that when voting in federal elections, people are voting for (or against) PEOPLE and NOT on issues. That the people elected may make all … Continue reading

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