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A Grand Bargain for Liberty?

By Ron Paul: As I write this, it appears that the federal government is about to shut down because the House and Senate cannot agree on whether to add language defunding or delaying Obamacare to the “Continuing Resolution”. Despite all the hand-wringing heard in DC, a short-term government shut down (which doesn’t actually shut down […]

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“For Their Own Protection”: Children in Long-Term Solitary Confinement

“Why lock somebody up while you’re locked up? You’re trying to kill their spirit even more,” says Michael Kemp, describing his six-month stay in solitary confinement at age 17.   Solitary confinement was once a punishment reserved for the most-hardened, incorrigible criminals. Today, it is standard practice for tens of thousands of juveniles in prisons […]

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How and Why The Constitution was Destroyed

Thomas DiLorenzo covers why the constitution had to be destroyed and how they did it. Joe Beck at has some interesting takes from the lecture. Beck quotes Lysander Spooner to start: “But whether the Constitution really be one thing, or another, this much is certain – that it has either authorized such a government […]

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Detroit Threat Management: #Anarchy in Detroit, Part II

In Part II, Reason TV collaborated with Free Detroit’s Local Focus to highlight the story of Detroit Threat Management, a private security firm that provides cheap car-to-front door escorts to small business owners, security details to large companies, free protection to local neighborhoods plagued by violent crime, and self-defense training to Detroit citizens. Dale Brown, […]

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The History of Decriminalizing Marijuana in Holland

The History of Decriminalizing Marijuana in Holland WeAreChange visits the Cannabis College in Amsterdam, Holland to learn more about the legislation of cannabis in the Netherlands. Contrary to what many people think, cannabis, among with most other drugs, is not actually legal in Holland. This video goes into the history of how this came about […]

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