Libertarian folk hero and retired Rep. Ron Paul is fighting to take the domain name RonPaul.com from a legion of loyal supporters. And he's turning to an unlikely source for help, filing a complaint with an agency of the United Nations -- a body he's
The Electronic Frontier Foundation releases the Federal Aviation Administration's drone authorization list. See who's allowed to fly drones in your neighborhood!
So what does bad government fear most? Openness and transparency that would allow a view into their possible corruption and back room deals. When government conducts business in secret it makes one wonder as to which master they serve, as it would
In an ultimate power grab, Connecticut is trying to require investigations of children via a "confidential behavioral health assessment" of every public school student in grades 6, 8, 10 and 12, and every homeschool student at ages 12, 14 and 17
If you’re one of the 91 percent of Americans who opposes genetically engineered (GE) meat, you may have limited time to act: The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed approval of the first-ever GE animal, called “AquAdvantage Salmon.”
Authorities offer $1 million reward for information leading to arrest of ex-LAPD officer Christopher Dorner
After spending years dogged by unpaid debts, California labor leader Charles Valdes filed for bankruptcy in the 1990s—twice. At the same time, he held one of the most influential positions in the American financial system: chair of the investment com
The Washington Post boldly led a front-page story last weekend with the claim: "The federal government wants to create super WiFi networks across the nation, so powerful and broad in reach that consumers could use them to make calls or surf the Inter
President Obama will propose a 1 percent pay raise for federal civilian employees in the administration’s fiscal 2014 budget proposal, the Washington Post has learned. At the same time, the House plans to vote soon on legislation that would extend
Administration Asserts Right to Assassinate Enemies A 16-page internal Department of Justice memo leaked to the media asserts that any person, American citizen or not, can be legally assassinated if “a high ranking White House official deems it wa
lawmaker would prohibit drone surveillance of Texas citizens
I’ve been to three offices, filed five forms, spent $200, lost a day of work—and I’m not even close to getting the simple license I need.
A new survey from the Pew Research Center finds the nation is increasingly distrustful of the federal government:
Memo greatly expands the meaning of "imminence" to allow for targeted killings without evidence of an active terror plot
A while ago (11/30/12), Bob Brenton in a letter asked me about compulsory vaccinations, and what I thought the libertarian position on them should be.
Amidst a continuous multimedia assault on legal civilian gun ownership, one paradox studiously ignored by the gun-banners is the penchant for Domestic Agencies of the State to arm their staff members with firearms deemed (rhetorically) appropriate fo
Nebraska Lt. Gov. Rick Sheehy (R) resigned on Saturday morning after a newspaper investigation revealed that he had made thousands of late-night phone calls to women who were not his wife over a four-year period.
In this I-Team report, Chicago's rising murder rate in a new context, how the numbers of shooting deaths compare to the city's most notorious crime era, the one that has tarnished Chicago's reputation around the world for a century.
Mr. Rawles, Here is my take on the Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) for my hometown.
To be governed is to be watched, inspected, spied upon, directed, law-driven, numbered, regulated, enrolled, indoctrinated, preached at, controlled, checked, estimated, valued, censured, commanded, by creatures who have neither the right nor the wisd
Democrats Debate Nuances of Gun Control Vice-President Joe Biden, the man tapped by President Obama to lead his Administration's efforts to push gun control legislation, acknowledged that “Nothing we are going to do is fundamentally going to alter
Senators Call Out Attorney General For Treating Banks Like They Are "Too Big To Jail" Like many Americans, Senators Charles Grassley (Iowa) and Sherrod Brown (Ohio) think federal investigators have given banks a mere slap on the wrists.
Surprise: There's no wait! Since Obama's win in November, we've learned they already did this. The president won reelection with the help of the science of mass persuasion, a very particular, advanced use of predictive analytics, which is technol
59 pages which boils down to this: The govt's only strategy was to throw the CAFRA book at the Caswells and the Property.
Leave it to enterprising Americans to always find a loophole in the midst of ever-expanding government regulation.
Security guards for billionaire New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg accosted senior Talk Radio Network investigative reporter Jason Mattera when he asked the mayor about his strong support for gun control.
“Prosecutors destroy a life.” That could be a headline in every newspaper every day in a land where the answer to every problem (and many nonproblems) is police and prisons.
Joint Chiefs Looking to Lower Combat Standards Now that Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta has decreed that women may not be excluded from front line combat positions, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Martin Dempsey ordered a review of
Trying to quit smoking? You might want to move to Oregon. A new bill would classify cigarettes as a Schedule III controlled substance, making them illegal to purchase without a doctor’s prescription.
America’s two biggest groups of scammers have got to be police officers and firefighters, whose union reps routinely tell Americans that their members put their lives on the line every day simply by slipping into their uniforms.