Monthly Archive: December 2013

Dec 27 2013

New Libertarian Community Promises Self Sufficiency, Freedom in Chile

Welcome to Galt’s Gulch Chile, a 6,874-hectare site in Chile founded by a group of libertarians, Ron Paul supporters, and anarchists. It sits in a secluded valley 17 kilometres from Curacavi, Chile, and 45 minutes from the local airport. The community boasts a large organic farm, natural wells, and has 430 lots for sale. Ken …

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Dec 26 2013

New Bill to Exempt Medical Marijuana From Federal Gun Ban

In September of 2011, the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms ruled that medical marijuana recipients cannot legally buy or own firearms. The organization sent out a memo to FFL dealers, condemning medical marijuana users as “addicts” and “unlawful drug users.” The memo told FFL dealers that from that point forward, they could not sell …

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Dec 24 2013

Flower Shell: Sow Your Garden With Your Shotgun

Just about anything is better with guns, so why not gardening? Now you can do both at the same time thanks to a crowdfunding project called Flower Shell – a 12 gauge shotgun shell that shoots seeds instead of lead. Creator Per Cromwell liked the fruits of his gardening labor, but hated the work itself. …

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Dec 20 2013

So What Exactly Did Congress Do This Year?

A recent Gallup Poll shows approval for Congress is at a record low of 9%. The last record was 10% in 2012. According to polls, disapproval ranges across both mainstream parties and Independents, though Democrats seem to be slightly more optimistic. What’s the reason? Apparently, Congress is just too damn ineffective. In fact, they passed …

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Dec 18 2013

Tax Dollars Pay for Elvis; Study of Duck Penises, 3D Pizza

What do duck penises, Elvis, and 3D pizza all have in common? All three were recipients of federal funds in 2013. Senator Tom Coburn (R-Oklahoma) has examined the federal budget and drafted a new list of some of the most absurd, wasteful spending of the year. In his work, Wastebook, he details 100 frivolous budget …

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Dec 09 2013

NYPD Begins Gun Confiscation

New York City is the home of a little-enforced city ordinance banning rifles and shotguns capable of holding more than five rounds. The ordinance has technically been on the books since 2010, but few seemed to know about it and even fewer were expected to follow it. However, after this year’s passage of the Secure …

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