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by Derrick Broze: The pushback against so-called StingRay cellphone surveillance may have reached a new plateau with Senator Bill Nelson’s recent speech on the Senate Floor. Speaking from the Senate floor Senator Nelson of Florida discussed how the technology “poses a grave threat to consumers’ cellphone and Internet privacy.” Nelson sent a letter to FCC […]
By: Annabelle Bamforth A Florida man facing up to five years in prison for manufacturing cannabis was found not guilty on Monday by a Broward County jury. The jury took less than an hour to deliver their verdict. Jesse Teplicki, 50, is reported to be the first person in Florida to successfully argue a medical […]
When the whole world thinks the government just saved the Internet, something is wrong. “Government Did Invent the Internet, but the Market Made It Glorious,” by Peter G. Klein “The Myth of Natural Monopoly,” by Thomas J. DiLorenzo (PDF) via Ep. 351 The Bad Economics of Net Neutrality | Tom Woods.
Guido Hulsmann gives a speech on fiat money and wealth at the 2014 Property and Freedom Society. Guido Hülsmann, “Fiat Money and ‘Wealth’” (PFS 2014).
Economist Philipp Bagus explains why Austrian economists were well aware that socialism would collapse. EconomicPolicyJournal.com: Philipp Bagus: Why Austrian Economists Knew Socialism Would Collapse in Eastern Europe.
by Ron Paul Late Friday night, Congress passed legislation funding the Department of Homeland Security for one week. This vote followed weeks of debate over efforts to attach a prohibition on funding President Obama’s executive order granting amnesty to certain illegal immigrants to the Homeland Security funding bill. Despite the heated rhetoric from both sides, […]
There has been some fanfare over the Indian River Lagoon Council on the Treasure Coast and Indian River County voting unanimously to opt out of the council. The counties pay a $50,000 a year to join while the majority of the council’s funding comes from state and federal environmental departments. Doing so gives them a […]
Recreational marijuana in Alaska became legal on Tuesday following the November 2014 passage of Ballot Measure 2, a voter initiative approving recreational adult use. Ballot Measure 2 was approved by about 52% of voters. Alaska is now the third state to legalize recreational marijuana, joining Colorado and Washington. Regulations are still being drafted detailing the sale and […]
In this episode of Truth in Media, Ben Swann explores the origin of ISIS that has already been long forgotten by American media. Swann takes on the central issue of whether or not ISIS was created by “inaction” by the United States government or by “direct” action. The name ISIS is one that every American […]
by Ron Paul: Today the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), a non-elected federal government agency, voted three-to-two to reclassify broadband Internet as a common carrier service under Title II of the Communications Act. This means that – without the vote of Congress, the peoples’ branch of government – a federal agency now claims the power to […]