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The Right to Discriminate Is a Basic Property Right 

by Laurence Vance Back in 2013, Barronelle Stutzman, the owner of Arlene’s Flowers in Richland, Washington, refused to provide flowers for a gay friend’s same-sex wedding. The legal battle that ensued has now ended: The Washington State Supreme Court just unanimously ruled that the florist violated the state’s anti-discrimination law. The case has given rise […]

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Conservatism Laid Bare 

by Laurence Vance “Conservatism is the antidote to tyranny. It’s the only one. It’s based on thousands of years of human experience. There is nothing narrow about the conservative philosophy. It’s a liberating philosophy. It is a magnificent philosophy. It is a philosophy for the ages, for all times.” ~ Mark Levin “I realized that […]

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Do You Own Your Body? 

by Laurence Vance If there is one thing that the smelliest, most down-and-out, most destitute, most forsaken homeless guy who sleeps under a bridge has in common with Donald Trump it is that they both own their own bodies. That may be all the homeless guy owns, but he owns it free and clear and […]

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Should Libertarians Vote Republican?

by Laurence Vance Constitutional conservatives, Reagan Republicans, and other conservative Republicans have no use for libertarians—except when it comes time for another election. Then they want the votes of libertarians. Although they shy away from the term “libertarian” in non-election years, they will describe themselves as libertarian-leaning when they want to sucker libertarians to vote […]

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Congresscriminal Tom Rooney Too Stupid to Breathe

Laurence Vance writes: “In the wake of incidents involving TSA agents sexually assaulting air travelers and conspiring to smuggle drugs,” you might think Congresscriminals would finally admit that this utter debacle of a bureaucracy was anti-Constitutional from the start and pull the plug. But then they’d be ordinary, sensible folks instead of high-and-mighty rulers. No, […]

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