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News Roundup 5/26/17

Trump tells the leaders of NATO countries they are not spending enough on defense. 23 of the 28 countries in NATO do not meet the expectation to spend 2% of GDP on defense. [Link] A high school junior kills himself after he was threatened by police and school administration of being charged with possessing and sharing child pornography. The young man had an audio recording of a sexual encounter on his phone. The police never intended to charge the young man and the goal of the threat was to scare him straight. Hours after being threatened he jump off a building. [Link] The DEA lied about...

News Roundup 3/10/17

The White House is using state secrets privilege to prevent the nominated CIA deputy director from testifying about her role in the US torture program during her Senate confirmation hearings. [Link] The federal government's sugar import quotas and tariffs on sugar cost American consumers over $3 billion every year. [Link] Five states have joined in a lawsuit against Trump's new travel ban. The states argue that the restraining order preventing enforcement of the first travel ban should also apply to the new one. Hawaii is also challenging the new travel ban in a separate lawsuit. [Link]...

How the FBI Became the World’s Largest Child Porn Distributor

Over a year ago, the FBI conducted an unprecedented hacking operation in which the agency deployed malware to more than one thousand accounts identified as visitors to a single dark web child pornography site. Using more than 8,000 IP addresses, the Bureau hacked computers in 120 different countries. In a federal court hearing on the case, defense attorney Colin Fieman observed that “We have never, in our nation’s history as far as I can tell, seen a warrant so utterly sweeping – 100,000 potential targets, something like 8700 IP addresses captured. At least 1152 open investigations – and...

News Roundup 11/23/16

Trump will not pursue charges against Hillary Clinton. Trump said in the second debate that he would have a special prosecutor look into Hillary. [Link] Trump is backing off of his promise to use torture. Trump had a conversation with General Mattis who convinced him the practice does not work. [Link] The Dow Jones closes above 19,000 for the first time in history. The S&P 500 also set an all-time high, closing above 2,200. [Link] A 21-year-old woman may lose her arm after an explosion. The woman was protesting the pipeline in North Dakota. Protesters claim the explosion was caused by...

News Roundup 11/12/16

Trump does not plan to "rip up" the Iran nuclear deal. [Link] Trump says he no longer plans to repeal Obamacare. Trump wants to keep the provision that prevents insurance companies from denying people with preexisting conditions and continue to force insurance companies to keep children on their parent's insurance plans until the age of 26. [Link] The FBI received a judge's permission to operate 23 child pornography websites. The FBI was previously exposed for operating a child pornography site for two weeks. [Link] At least four have been killed by a suicide bomber inside of a US base in...

Who Protects Kids from Predatory Police and Prosecutors?

Raising teenage girls in the age of Snapchat exhibitionism is a challenging proposition – and it’s not made any easier by ambitious prosecutors seeking to criminalize unwise acts that fall within parental jurisdiction. Last April 6, two parents from Knoxville, Iowa were summoned to a meeting with Lt. Aaron Fuller and Sgt. Kyle Keller of the city police department. A few days earlier, they had been informed by Carolyn Johnson, a guidance counselor at Knoxville High School, that their 14-year-old girl had sent “inappropriate” pictures to a male friend. When confronted by the parents, the...

Take the Fifth — And Face Life Imprisonment Without a Trial

Philadelphia resident Francis Rawls has been in solitary confinement for seven months, despite the fact that he has not been accused of a crime – let alone convicted of one. He may spend the rest of his life in that condition as punishment for invoking his unconditional right, supposedly protected by the Fifth Amendment, against self-incrimination. Apart from the seventeen years he spent as an officer with the Philadelphia Police Department, Rawls has never done anything to threaten the public. He has no criminal record. He is suspected of possessing child pornography, which would evince...

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The Empire never sleeps – but neither do we. Missed a story? We got you covered. This week in review at the Libertarian Institute: News   June 24, 2022 – Senate Dems Press Biden to Investigate Killing of Palestinian-American Journalist Ahead of Israel Trip Senate...

News Roundup 6/24/2022

US News The State Department will pay employees who alleged they suffer from ‘Havana Syndrne’ six-figure payouts. State is making the payments in accordance with the HAVANA Act. [Link] Haiti At least eight prisoners died from starvation in a prison in Haiti. [Link]...

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Week of Action on Yemen

Scott Horton and the Libertarian Party, among others, are whipping up support for a week of action to end US involvement in the Yemen War. And you can help. H.J. Res. 87 was introduced on May 31. The bill would "direct the removal of United States Armed Forces from...

Actually, Socialism IS When The Government Does Stuff

https://youtu.be/_-6CyEYetxM How is something to be owned by “the community as a whole?” Ownership means that you get to decide what is done with something. If you and I disagree on who gets to eat your apple, then whatever you decide will take precedence, because it...

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6 Progressive Myths About History (w/ Lawrence W. Reed)

https://youtu.be/HsXj83JNUb4 In May 1939, Treasury Secretary Henry J. Morgenthau Jr., one of Franklin Roosevelt's best friends, testified before the House Ways and Means Committee: "I say after eight years of this Administration we have just as much unemployment as...

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Proxy Wars…The Punishment Due Ep. 221

https://youtu.be/51gBx3rE7zw In this week's episode, I take the audience on an even deeper dive into my most recent piece for the Libertarian Institute. Episode 221 of the Liberty Weekly Podcast is Brought to you by: LibertyWeekly.club Join my membership and...

National Review Senior Editor Turns Rothbardian Ep. 220

https://youtu.be/sJXF9jgj1L4 Managing Editor of the Libertarian Institute and longtime friend and guest of the show Keith Knight joins me in this week's episode to review an article by Joseph Sobran. Sobran was the Senior Editor of the National Review, but questioned...

Patrick MacFarlane on the Hrvoje Moric Show Ep. 219

https://youtu.be/yI1ND-TJR8g This week's episode is a mirror of my recent appearance on the Hrvoje Moric Show on Tnt Radio. We discuss the war in Ukraine, China, and the brave new world we are sleepwalking into. Hrvoje is the host of Geopolitics and Empire Podcast....

Empire of Death: America’s Moral Bankruptcy Ep. 218

https://youtu.be/7yZEk73JdVo In this episode, I take a deeper dive on my latest editorial up at the Libertarian Institute, share my experience at Chillderburg, introduce my new newsletter website, and thank several outlets that have started reprinting my Libertarian...

Year Zero

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Monica Perez joined me for an in depth conversation on culture, religion, ESG, WEF, the future, and how the 21st Century is different than the 20th Century. Monica Twitter Discord Libertarian Institute 19 Skills Pdf Autonomy Course Critical Thinking Course Donate...

Love and Fear w/Courtenay Turner

Courtenay and I talk ESG, intentional communities, motivations, elites, and the future. Courtenay Twitter Courtenay Turner Podcast Discord Libertarian Institute 19 Skills Pdf Autonomy Course Critical Thinking Course Donate Patreon...

Shadowy Figures Surrounding 9/11 w/Adam Fitzgerald

Adam Fitzgerald joined me to discuss the less talked about aspects of 9/11. We spent most of our time discussing the characters involved and around the event. We could have gone for hours on this subject, but as you will hear, I hit a wall at the 2 hour mark. Adam...

A Conversation with Patrick MacFarlane

Patrick joined me again. In this episode we discuss Ukraine Russia, China, culture, democrats, republicans, and traditional family. Liberty Weekly Discord Libertarian Institute 19 Skills Pdf Autonomy Course Critical Thinking Course Donate Patreon...

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