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    Bryan

    A new site vision; a new era

    Thread Starter: Bryan

    . Same Mission; New Vision The genesis of this website came in 2007 in support of Ron Paul’s 2008 presidential campaign. While the campaign itself was not successful, it achieved more for liberty than anyone could have imagined. In 2009/2010 the site rallied behind Rand Paul to help him win a seat in the U.S. Senate. Ron Paul’s 2011/2012 campaign again provided new focus and new goals for...

    Last Post By: younglibertarian Yesterday, 11:23 AM Go to last post
    Xerographica

    NOT Preaching To The Choir

    Thread Starter: Xerographica

    Let's dedicate this thread to sharing links to other websites where we are not preaching to the choir. Personally, I would be very interested in reading other people's sales pitches. Here's my most recent sales pitch... Popular vs Valuable* To be very clear... I want to see interactions! Please do not post links to your articles, blog entries or Youtube videos... unless you are actively...

    Last Post By: Xerographica Yesterday, 04:28 AM Go to last post
    sailingaway

    *Update* Oklahoma – Biometric Exemption Bill Passed Committee 12-0! Thank You’s Needed!

    Thread Starter: sailingaway

    This bill would stop the state from collecting and sharing biometric data of you if you sign a form that you have a religious objection. I think natural rights will be considered religion even for those who might not typically consider themselves religious, in this situation, don't you? ...

    Last Post By: mrsat_98 04-29-2016, 06:36 PM Go to last post
    presence

    Libertarian Leaning Twitter / Facebook Accounts with 1000 Followers

    Thread Starter: presence

    So we've got this echo chamber effect in this forum... we have a core membership here with common ideas and consistent participation of about 100 users. The thing our movement is lacking is interaction between think tanks and "connectors" I'd like to use this thread to IDENTIFY CONNECTORS in the liberty movement and consider ways to tie our RPF echo chamber; think tank.. better to...

    Last Post By: Origanalist 04-28-2016, 01:00 PM Go to last post
  • Ron Paul & Rand Paul: News & Discussion

    jct74

    Rand Paul endorses Paul Broun in Georgia congressional race

    Thread Starter: jct74

    read more: http://onlineathens.com/breaking-news/2016-04-29/broun-endorsed-rand-paul-georgia-congressional-race

    Last Post By: Warlord Yesterday, 01:13 PM Go to last post
    jct74

    Rand Paul's Audacious Antitrust Proposal

    Thread Starter: jct74

    read more: http://www.freedomworks.org/content/rand-pauls-audacious-antitrust-proposal

    Last Post By: RonPaulMall Yesterday, 10:56 AM Go to last post
    jct74

    Rand Paul Slams Obama For Wasting Billions On Duplicative Global Warming Research

    Thread Starter: jct74

    read more: http://dailycaller.com/2016/04/25/rand-paul-slams-obama-for-wasting-billions-on-duplicative-global-warming-research/

    Last Post By: timosman 04-29-2016, 08:45 PM Go to last post
    jct74

    Sen. Rand Paul’s FATCA Lawsuit Tossed For Lack Of Standing

    Thread Starter: jct74

    read more: http://www.law360.com/articles/789224/sen-rand-paul-s-fatca-lawsuit-tossed-for-lack-of-standing

    Last Post By: erowe1 04-29-2016, 07:45 PM Go to last post
    Brian4Liberty

    What Do The Swiss Know That We Don't?

    Thread Starter: Brian4Liberty

    What Do The Swiss Know That We Don't?

    Last Post By: heavenlyboy34 04-29-2016, 07:17 PM Go to last post
    Warlord

    Myth-Busters: Trump's Foreign Policy Blunders

    Thread Starter: Warlord

    "War destroys wealth". I love Ron Paul https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSFlF_AU1YM

    Last Post By: Ronin Truth 04-29-2016, 12:14 PM Go to last post
  • 2016 Presidential Election

    angelatc

    Woman Prays For Her Life As Trump Protestors Destroy Her Car

    Thread Starter: angelatc

    I hope he buys her a tank. VIdeo:

    Last Post By: Ender Yesterday, 11:14 PM Go to last post
    RonPaulMall

    Rand Paul and endorsement of presumptive nominee

    Thread Starter: RonPaulMall

    Please take any personal pro-Trump or anti-Trump emotions out of the equation and lets look at it from a purely practical standpoint. Rand has already said he's going to endorse the eventual nominee no matter who it is. If Trump romps tonight as expected, he'll almost certainly be that person barring any GOPe dirty tricks at the convention that Rand wouldn't want to be associated with anyway. ...

    Last Post By: Ender Yesterday, 02:17 PM Go to last post
    openfire

    Watch Live: Donald Trump's Teleprompted Foreign Policy Speech

    Thread Starter: openfire

    Starting momentarily...

    Last Post By: nikcers 04-29-2016, 03:02 AM Go to last post
    William R

    Buchanan At last, America First!

    Thread Starter: William R

    Donald Trump’s triumphant march to the nomination in Cleveland, virtually assured by his five-state sweep Tuesday, confirms it, as does his foreign policy address of Wednesday. Two minutes into his speech before the Center for the National Interest, Trump declared that the “major and overriding theme” of his administration will be – “America first.” Right down the smokestack! Gutsy and...

    Last Post By: Ender Yesterday, 10:31 AM Go to last post
    RonPaulGeorge&Ringo

    Donald Trump reveals foreign policy team in meeting with The Washington Post

    Thread Starter: RonPaulGeorge&Ringo

    https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/post-politics/wp/2016/03/21/donald-trump-reveals-foreign-policy-team-in-meeting-with-the-washington-post/ Donald Trump reveals foreign policy team in meeting with The Washington Post By Philip Rucker and Robert Costa March 21 at 1:04 PM Donald Trump revealed part of his foreign policy advisory team and outlined an unabashedly non-interventionist...

    Last Post By: CPUd 04-27-2016, 11:45 AM Go to last post
    nikcers

    Trump says he will run 3rd party if Ron Paul is the nominee (2011)

    Thread Starter: nikcers

    He was going to Run 3rd party against Ron Paul to make sure the democrats win.

    Last Post By: GunnyFreedom Yesterday, 06:37 PM Go to last post
    misterx

    April 26 Primary Results Thread (CT, DE, MD, PA, RI)

    Thread Starter: misterx

    Polls close in 3.5 hours. Will Trump sweep? Will Hillary take all the life out of Sander's campaign tonight? Discuss.

    Last Post By: Jan2017 04-27-2016, 06:36 AM Go to last post
  • General News & Politics

    unknown

    Wisconsin town will fine parents of school bullies.

    Thread Starter: unknown

    Parents of bullies to be fined. What do you guys think? My initial feeling is that the fines should start at something like $25 and go up from there. Shouldnt be a revenue generation tool for schools nor give them an incentive to label everything as "bullying". Needs to be more consistency. If youre going to hold them responsible for this, more things should be under the control...

    Last Post By: Ender Yesterday, 11:55 PM Go to last post
    timosman

    83 U.S. senators call for increased defense aid to Israel

    Thread Starter: timosman

    http://www.jns.org/news-briefs/2016/4/26/13-democrats-among-17-us-senators-not-on-letter-for-increased-israel-defense-aid Graham, Coons Lead Senators in Letter to Obama On Security Assistance to Israel http://www.lgraham.senate.gov/public/index.cfm/press-releases?ID=A86F71E2-A8CE-4A5A-9877-3A5B69198D7B

    Last Post By: pcosmar Yesterday, 11:25 PM Go to last post
    Root

    NJ - Hide yo money, hide yo land... Christie gonna pump it out to sea

    Thread Starter: Root

    I have no words... http://www.nj.com/healthfit/index.ssf/2016/04/could_nj_lose_one_of_its_obamacare_health_insurers.html#comments

    Last Post By: presence Yesterday, 10:05 PM Go to last post
    cajuncocoa

    Nelson Mandela has died

    Thread Starter: cajuncocoa

    just received breaking news text alert. no link yet.

    Last Post By: enhanced_deficit Yesterday, 07:46 PM Go to last post
    Matt Collins

    Mystery box on neighborhood power pole belongs to ATF

    Thread Starter: Matt Collins

    http://www.abc15.com/news/region-phoenix-metro/central-phoenix/mystery-solved-box-on-phoenix-utility-pole-belongs-to-atf

    Last Post By: unknown Yesterday, 07:46 PM Go to last post
    charrob

    12 Reprimanded for Afghan Hospital Attack, But Won’t Face Criminal Charges

    Thread Starter: charrob

    12 Reprimanded for Afghan Hospital Attack, But Won’t Face Criminal Charges Officials Won't Offer Details, Say No Generals Reprimanded US defense officials say that around a dozen US troops were “disciplined” over last year’s US attack on a Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, an attack which killed 42 civilians. Officials declined to identify any of the...

    Last Post By: unknown Yesterday, 07:43 PM Go to last post
    phill4paul

    Nebraska Abolishes Civil Forfeiture

    Thread Starter: phill4paul

    Good! http://dailysignal.com/2016/04/22/nebraska-abolishes-civil-forfeiture/

    Last Post By: unknown Yesterday, 07:37 PM Go to last post
    timosman

    U.S. spy court rejected zero surveillance orders in 2015

    Thread Starter: timosman

    http://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-cybersecurity-surveillance-idUSKCN0XR009

    Last Post By: unknown Yesterday, 07:28 PM Go to last post
    Suzanimal

    Obama Plan Calls For Computer Chip Technology To Track Guns

    Thread Starter: Suzanimal

    Read more: http://dailycaller.com/2016/04/29/obama-plan-calls-for-computer-chip-technology-to-track-guns/#ixzz47HYs2m5L

    Last Post By: unknown Yesterday, 07:25 PM Go to last post
    undergroundrr

    What about Mark Cuban?

    Thread Starter: undergroundrr

    http://frontburner.dmagazine.com/2016/04/29/there-is-a-100-percent-chance-mark-cuban-becomes-president/ I don't actually know a ton about Cuban but I gather he has somewhat libertarian leanings. Could he be the next spearhead? Has he said any reprehensible things that make liberty lovers cringe?

    Last Post By: enhanced_deficit Yesterday, 07:17 PM Go to last post
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    mrsat_98

    Charts show the great “progress” of Soetoro

    Thread Starter: mrsat_98

    http://www.ini-world-report.org/2016/04/27/charts-show-the-great-progress-of-soetoro/ CHARTS SHOW THE GREAT “PROGRESS” OF SOETORO Obama’s Recovery In Just 9 Charts Put another Democrat/Progressive/Socialist in the White House, and just extend the trend lines out 8 more years!!!!! Argue if you like but all the figures are from the Fed… Obama graphs

    Last Post By: NorthCarolinaLiberty Today, 12:23 AM Go to last post
    timosman

    The driverless truck is coming, and it’s going to automate millions of jobs

    Thread Starter: timosman

    http://techcrunch.com/2016/04/25/the-driverless-truck-is-coming-and-its-going-to-automate-millions-of-jobs

    Last Post By: Anti Federalist Yesterday, 04:57 PM Go to last post
    Suzu

    Any Coinbase staff person reading this forum?

    Thread Starter: Suzu

    How the heck does someone get in touch with Coinbase? They're not answering email and I can't find a phone number to call. I am locked out of my account because I forgot to change my phone number inside of it and thus can't receive the security code to log in.

    Last Post By: Suzu 04-29-2016, 09:40 PM Go to last post
    Zippyjuan

    Manufacturing Jobs Not Coming Back- Declining World-wide

    Thread Starter: Zippyjuan

    And they are no longer high- paying. If only we had more manufacturing jobs, all would be well in the US some argue. Trump will rebuild America by negotiating better trade treaties and by putting tariffs. But will it help? http://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2014-04-28/why-factory-jobs-are-shrinking-everywhere

    Last Post By: FindLiberty 04-29-2016, 04:42 PM Go to last post
    tod evans

    Hostess stuff back on shelves

    Thread Starter: tod evans

    Son, whose young eyes can't find his dirty socks managed to spy boxes of Twinkies and Ding-Dongs during our store run a few days ago... Anybody have the scoop what's going on with Hostess? A few years ago I remember they went belly-up and my google-fu hasn't been productive...

    Last Post By: VIDEODROME 04-29-2016, 10:53 AM Go to last post
    juvanya

    What is with the bitcoin obsession?

    Thread Starter: juvanya

    It seems to be taking off like crazy with TIME and Forbes mentions recently. It went from like $1 per to $2.50 per now. The problem is that its completely based on faith of the users. Now, this is true of any currency, but unlike gold and silver, here its ridiculously volatile and unstable. The only place it differs from fiat is that the money supply cant surge (or be changed at all for that...

    Last Post By: FSP-Rebel 04-28-2016, 10:55 PM Go to last post
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    donnay

    De Niro axes anti-vaccination film from Tribeca after scrutiny

    Thread Starter: donnay

    De Niro axes anti-vaccination film from Tribeca after scrutiny Published March 27, 2016 Actor Robert De Niro announced Saturday he is yanking the anti-vaccination documentary “Vaxxed” from the Tribeca Film Festival, after initially defending its inclusion. “Vaxxed: From Cover-up to Conspiracy” was set to be part of the film festival when it opened next month. The decision to include the...

    Last Post By: PRB Today, 01:02 AM Go to last post
    Danke

    It is gonna be a cold winter.

    Thread Starter: Danke

    This fall the Indians on a remote reservation asked their new Chief Oyarde if the coming winter was going to be cold or mild. Since he was a chief in a modern society, he’d never learned the old tribal secrets. He couldn’t look at the sky to predict what the winter was going to be like. "It's going to be a very cold winter." So just to be on the safe side, Oyarde told his tribe that the...

    Last Post By: oyarde Yesterday, 11:47 AM Go to last post
    luctor-et-emergo

    I am building a wood fired (pizza) oven.

    Thread Starter: luctor-et-emergo

    I have been making pizza's weekly for over a decade. It all started when I was in Southern France and had the best pizza ever. We returned there a few years in a row so I have had a good sample of them... They were really good. I've been trying to make the same pizza's but I always lacked one thing, a wood fired oven. I can make pretty nice pizza's using a pizza stone in an electric oven but it...

    Last Post By: tod evans Yesterday, 09:25 AM Go to last post
    donnay

    New Study Links Aspartame To Metabolic Disease & Digestive Tract Abnormalities

    Thread Starter: donnay

    New Study Links Aspartame To Metabolic Disease & Digestive Tract Abnormalities It remains fairly common for people to believe they are choosing the ‘healthier’ option when reaching for a diet soda instead of the regular one, but research has been surfacing over the past few years which suggests consuming artificial sweeteners might not be the best idea either. Of course, this does not mean...

    Last Post By: donnay 04-29-2016, 11:58 AM Go to last post
    Suzanimal

    How to Survive an Elevator Free Fall

    Thread Starter: Suzanimal

    I have an irrational fear of elevator free falls but I feel better knowing what to do. Instead of laying flat, what about sitting like they tell you during tornado drills. My mom used to call it the stick your head between your legs and kiss your ass goodbye pose. ...

    Last Post By: Ronin Truth 04-29-2016, 11:33 AM Go to last post
    Suzanimal

    Strawberries and Squirrels

    Thread Starter: Suzanimal

    I planted 42 strawberry plants last fall and here is the only strawberry I've managed to harvest. I've seen tons of green strawberries but when I went back to pick them they were gone. At first I thought the birds were getting them but a couple of weeks ago my mom noticed several holes in the ground near my plants and she says they're ground squirrel holes. I'm having my strawberry for...

    Last Post By: FunkBuddha 04-29-2016, 09:31 AM Go to last post
    tod evans

    Attn. women! Prostate cancer is your fault.

    Thread Starter: tod evans

    I knew it.........:cool: Does sex protect men against prostate cancer? http://www.foxnews.com/health/2016/04/22/does-sex-protect-men-against-prostate-cancer.html?intcmp=ob_article_sidebar_video&intcmp=obnetwork Men who ejaculate often may have a lower risk of prostate cancer than their peers who don't do it as frequently, a U.S. study suggests.

    Last Post By: JK/SEA 04-29-2016, 09:15 AM Go to last post
  • Education & Thought Power

    HVACTech

    Do Federations directly apply to the people?

    Thread Starter: HVACTech

    or are they always Government's OF Governments? "The governmental or constitutional structure found in a federation is known as federalism. It can be considered the opposite of another system, the unitary state. A federation (also known as a federal state) is a political entity characterized by a union of partially self-governing states or regions under a central (federal) government. ...

    Last Post By: Anti Federalist Yesterday, 11:46 PM Go to last post
    r3volution 3.0

    Basic Principles of Libertarian Ethics

    Thread Starter: r3volution 3.0

    I'm working on a concise statement of basic libertarian ethical principles, for eventual inclusion in the Foundational Knowledgebase. Take a look at my current draft and let me know what you think. (The parts in parentheses are eventually going to contain links to side-articles on controversial topics) Basic Principles of Libertarianism What Is Ownership: 1. To own something is to...

    Last Post By: r3volution 3.0 Yesterday, 08:12 PM Go to last post
    Ronin Truth

    What If the Government Followed Its Own Constitution?

    Thread Starter: Ronin Truth

    https://www.lewrockwell.com/2016/04/laurence-m-vance/feds-followed-constitution/

    Last Post By: Ender Yesterday, 07:39 PM Go to last post
    The Freethinker

    States' rights question

    Thread Starter: The Freethinker

    I am a defender of states' rights, and much of my reasoning for this is based on the Founding Fathers' view that the federal government should be rigorously limited to the powers defined and described in the Constitution, and that other matters, which the Constitution did not address, were to be left up to the states. However, there are two areas which have "stumped" me. 1. My state of NJ...

    Last Post By: spudea Yesterday, 10:38 AM Go to last post
    Xerographica

    An Economic Explanation For the Evolution Of Intelligence

    Thread Starter: Xerographica

    Here's my nutshell explanation that I just posted on Greg Stevens' blog entry... Evolution Q&A: Why did only humans become intelligent? **************************** You really did the theory of evolution justice! I, on the other hand, really suck at doing theories justice. Watch... So... humans are exceptionally intelligent. What is exceptional intelligence good for? It's good for...

    Last Post By: Ronin Truth Yesterday, 09:22 AM Go to last post
    HVACTech

    Were The Founders "Statists" or "Anarchists"?

    Thread Starter: HVACTech

    or were they something else? :confused: "The two enemies of the people are criminals and government, so let us tie the second down with the chains of the Constitution so the second will not become the legalized version of the first." Thomas Jefferson.

    Last Post By: Anti Federalist 04-29-2016, 06:09 PM Go to last post
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