Senator Rand Paul: 16 years on, it’s past time to bring our troops home from Afghanistan

The Trump administration is increasing the number of troops in Afghanistan and, by doing so, keeping us involved even longer in a 16-year-old war that has long since gone past its time. The mission in Afghanistan has lost its purpose, Continue reading Senator Rand Paul: 16 years on, it’s past time to bring our troops home from Afghanistan

The Drug War in the Philippines: State Sanctioned Murder 

President Rodrigo Duterte’s war on drugs in the Philippines is morally and legally unjustifiable. Resulting in egregious and large-scale violations of human rights, it amounts to state-sanctioned murder. It is also counterproductive for countering the threats and harms that the Continue reading The Drug War in the Philippines: State Sanctioned Murder 

Libertarian Party Chairman Links Mises Institute to Nazism 2017

In case any question remained as to whether non-leftist and paleolibertarian voices were welcomed in the Libertarian Party, LP Chairman Nicholas Sarwark made it clear in a recent Twitter battle with liberty movement voices associated with the Ludwig von Mises Continue reading Libertarian Party Chairman Links Mises Institute to Nazism 2017

The Problem With Making Hate Speech Illegal | Foreign Policy

This weekend’s deadly melee in Charlottesville, Virginia, is bound to fuel calls for increased regulation of hateful speech. The confrontation triggered by white supremacist marchers offered a frightening demonstration of how racist, anti-Semitic, and other noxious messages can ignite clashes Continue reading The Problem With Making Hate Speech Illegal | Foreign Policy

IRS Rehires 213 Employees Ousted for Falsifying Documents, Avoiding Taxes, Other Offenses

The Internal Revenue Service rehired 213 employees who ducked taxes, falsified documents, were convicted of theft, or made unauthorized use of taxpayer data, an inspector general’s report says. The Office of Treasury Inspector General for Tax Administration, which also first Continue reading IRS Rehires 213 Employees Ousted for Falsifying Documents, Avoiding Taxes, Other Offenses