Is This the Libertarian Moment?

Rand Paul super-PAC flips to Libertarian ticket

America got the contested convention it desired this weekend … from the Libertarians, anyway. Gary Johnson and William Weld managed to eke out majorities of delegates this weekend to become the only national party ticket with two former two-term governors on it, and both of them Republicans for that […] Click here to view original post hotair.com

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A day of peace in a world of war

Memorial Day, 2016

For this Memorial Day, I reprise I piece I wrote two years ago. I still like it. There are many of them; well over a million men and women have died in the service of this country, in wars big – the Civil War, World War 2 – and […] Click here to view original post www.shotinthedark.info

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Holder: We owe Snowden a debt of gratitude for his “public service” … and a jail term

Edward Snowden: Hero or criminal? When University of Chicago law professors David Strauss asks former Attorney General Eric Holder that question, the answer was … yes . Did Snowden raise serious questions about the potential for abuse in our surveillance programs? Absolutely, and we owe him some gratitude for […] Click here to view original post hotair.com

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A day of peace in a world of war

A day of peace in a world of war

"I also believe the fallen really only ask one thing of us. Just to remember." This morning dawned fresh and bright. A strange quiet hung over the neighborhood. Slowly, our house started to wake up. Today is Memorial Day. A day of quiet remembrance. It is a day to […] Click here to view original post veryangrybird.blogspot.com

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Is This the Libertarian Moment?

Is This the Libertarian Moment?

As the Libertarian Party’s convention nominates former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson for president, some are saying that the Libertarians’ time has finally come, that 2016 could be the Libertarian moment. I very much doubt it. A few years ago, I was invited to the George W. Bush Library […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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America’s honor

In observance of Memorial Day 2007 the Wall Street Journal published a characteristically brilliant column by Peter Collier to mark the occasion. The column remains accessible online here . I don’t think we’ll read or hear anything more thoughtful or appropriate to the occasion today. Here it is: Once […] Click here to view original post www.powerlineblog.com

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