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Brexit: Part 1 - A step too far

On the morning of June 24th, 2016, the citizens of the UK awoke to the realization that the United Kingdom had voted to leave the European Union. 1,110 more words

Frequently Ignored Facts About The US Tea Party Movement

I was never interested in being in the Tea Party, but I am always interested in Facts Over Feelings.

Having frequently listened to the podcast “The Freedom Report”, specifically “Who Killed The Tea Party?”, I have decided to make this page about all the facts about the TP. 580 more words


Resurrect Roosevelt’s Bill of Rights? A Cry For Good Old Fashioned Republicanism!

A couple months ago I visited a blog where the author was presenting his opinion on how we need to augment our Bill of Rights to include those elements presented in Roosevelt’s economic bill of rights back in January of 1944.  1,424 more words

Social Issues

The politics of conspiracy - the case of Denis Donaldson

I remember a number of years ago I was handing out leaflets at a Sinn Fein meeting in Conway Mill on the Falls Road in Belfast.  1,101 more words

Northern Ireland

As Charles Windsor Proves, Voltaire’s Idea of Enlightened Monarchy is Best Forgotten

If you have read some of my previous posts you may be aware that I rarely write about foreign radical thinkers.  Even when I do they are mainly in the Anglophone tradition such as American Thomas Jefferson, the major exception being Niccolo Machiavelli.  1,045 more words

What Is A Pragmatic Libertarian Policy Regarding Foreign Aid?

Foreign Aid Does Not Always Do Good, Its Results Vary By What Nations It Goes To

I decided to explain my beliefs and policy offer about foreign aid some hours early. 580 more words


Day 53: 'Economic patriotism'

I’m interested in the phrase ‘economic patriotism,’ which Zephyr Teachout of New York has made central to her congressional campaign.  Ideologically, its appearance is significant as a harbinger of the ‘ 278 more words