Category Archive: Election

Jan 20 2017

Liberty Update: Trauma Triggered Angry Feminist Inauguration Edition

Today’s the big day – Trump’s inauguration. Tensions are high around much of the nation. On Tuesday, a man set himself on fire outside of a Trump hotel in Washington DC in protest of “the fact that we elected somebody who is completely incapable of respecting the Constitution of the United States.” The 45-year-old man …

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Nov 13 2016

Decision 2016: The Eulogy

Election 2016

Cross-posted at Level-Up Liberty and in the Libertarian Associates of Massachusetts newsletter. It’s finally over. After months of campaigning, the election was won, and the fervor has settled down. Except it hasn’t. The liberal left is beside themselves with fury and fear. In some bizarre twist of fate they cannot understand, Trump won the election. …

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Jul 06 2016

FBI Director to Testify in Emergency Hearing on Clinton Decision

FBI director to testify

In a new development, the House Oversight Committee has summoned the FBI director to testify at an emergency hearing regarding the bureau’s decision on the Hillary Clinton email scandal. The hearing is to take place Thursday at 10am, just two days after James Comey released his decision on the investigation. Though Comey condemned Clinton’s actions …

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Jun 23 2016

VIDEO: Reactions to Libertarian Town Hall

Jun 22 2016

TONIGHT: First Televised Libertarian Town Hall on CNN

Libertarian Town Hall

This is an exciting year of firsts for the Libertarian Party – first a nationally televised debate on Fox Business and now a Libertarian town hall hosted by CNN. This is the first time any third party has been given this exposure. Gary Johnson and running mate Bill Weld will be sitting down with Chris …

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Apr 07 2016

Bernie for Bread Lines, Castro, & Press Censorship

Bernie for bread lines

Vermont’s socialist presidential hopeful, Bernie Sanders, has a bit of a sordid past when it comes to foreign policy. Though he often seems to avoid the topic, as Burlington mayor, he was accused of neglecting domestic affairs for foreign ones and showed an uncomfortable affinity for the dictatorships of Cuba and Sandinista Nicaragua. He often …

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Mar 29 2016

First Nationally Televised Libertarian Debate to Air April 1st

libertarian debate

After much drama and hoopla, the first ever nationally televised libertarian debate has been confirmed for April 1. The debate is set to air at 9pm EST on the Stossel Show on Fox Business, though it will actually be filmed on March 29th. The Libertarian Party’s website lists a total of 15 candidates for the …

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Mar 22 2016

Cruz Calls for Special Police to “Patrol & Secure Muslim Neighborhoods”

muslim surveillance ted cruz

Terrible news out of Brussels, Belgium, today as ISIS claims responsibility for attacks that have killed at least 30 and injured about 230 more. The 2016 Presidential candidates have already taken to various media outlets to give statements about the attacks and give their condolences to the friends and families of the victims. Ted Cruz, …

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Mar 04 2016

Sanders Calls for All “Non-Hunting Guns” to be Outlawed

Bernie Sanders is at it again, calling for for all “non-hunting guns” to be outlawed. When discussing the merits of Democratic hopeful Bernie Sanders, topics typically include “taxing the rich,” “affordable college,” and a tax plan that could be disasterous to the economy. Talking points rarely seem to include things like the Senator’s stance on …

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Feb 25 2016

Study: Sanders Tax Plan Would Reduce Average Incomes by a Sixth

Bernie Sanders tax plan

Startling news about the Bernie Sanders tax plan has come to light in the wake of his win at the New Hampshire primaries. What is this startling discovery? That the Bernie Sanders tax plan would reduce Americans’ income by one sixth. This information is courtesy of a new study conducted by Tax Foundation, a non-partisan, …

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