Monthly Archive: June, 2014

SCOTUS Hobby Lobby ruling isn’t about Religious Freedom vs. Access to Care. It’s about the Individual and Employer Mandates.

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The Supreme Court of the United States ruled today that under the protection of the 1993 Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), for-profit corporations that are “closely held” may not be forced by the… Continue reading

Response from the Webs: Is the Drone War “Total” War?

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Our recent post, Is the Drone War “Total” War? was shared last week on two different feeds on Reddit. I thought it would be fun to share some of the comments from the… Continue reading

I’m a Libertarian Who Supports Obamacare — Here’s Why.

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As a libertarian, I’m pretty big on limits to government power and highly supportive of freedom and personal privacy. However, I’m also reasonable when it comes to  laws and policies necessary for the… Continue reading

Prologue: Our Shared, Forgotten Past

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The record is there for all to read. It resounds all over the world. It might as well be written in the sky. One wishes that Americans…would read, for their own sakes, this… Continue reading

Friday Roundup!

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Happy weekend friends! Here’s what Jeremy and I read this week. Also, bonus political cartoon! (h/t to Brian Cook): Jeremy’s Picks Hour long Q&A with Ralph Nader on how Progressives and Libertarians are… Continue reading

Is the Drone War “Total” War?

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We tend to think of the use of drones as a limited form of warfare. It makes sense — after all, we are not faced with daily images of destruction and climbing American… Continue reading

Eric Cantor, We Hardly Knew Ye

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Who knew the midterms could be as riveting as Game of Thrones? And yes, I do think Game of Thrones is an appropriate metaphor for any situation. In the kind of shocking twist… Continue reading

FDA rules that cheeses may not be aged on wooden boards.

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  The FDA has begun moving against artisan cheese makers who employ wooden surfaces for aging their cheeses. Monica Metz, Branch Chief of FDA’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition said in… Continue reading

Part V: Final Thoughts on Millennial Politics

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This is fifth part of a five-part essay on the coming alliance of libertarian and progressive Millennials in American politics. Click here for Part I, Part II,  Part III, and Part IV. I… Continue reading