Record-setting 26,417 pages of new laws in 2013

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Bloomberg not quick enough draw on social media

2nd Amendment

Former New York mayor and anti-gunner Michael Bloomberg recently dropped another $50 million on the creation of a new so-called "grass-roots campaign" to supposedly curb gun violen...
After knife attack, the gun debate miraculously continues

News and Opinion

By now, most are aware of the stabbing that took place in a Pennsylvania school that sent 20 people to the hospital.
Sophisticated drug tunnels found in desert

News and Opinion

Reuters is reporting that the San Diego Tunnel Task Force has found two different sophisticated drug smuggling tunnels in the desert between Mexico and a warehouse facility in San ...
NYC police ticket man for running "too early"

Constitution and Big Government

In further evidence that the police state is alive and well in the United States, New York City police ticketed New York City jogger and resident Peter Shankman for the dangerous c...
TX judge strikes down gay marriage ban

Constitution and Big Government

Federal Judge Orlando Garcia in the deeply-conservative state of Texas has ruled the state's ban on gay marriage to be unconstitutional, arguing the ban as no "legitimate governmen...
AZ bill did not give businesses a license to discriminate

News and Opinion

Although Arizona Governor Jan Brewer eventually vetoed the hotly-contested bill that would have given businesses the right to use "religious freedom" in a court of law, the bill wa...
Supreme Court - let NJ residents enjoy 2A

2nd Amendment

Until the Supreme Court ruled in the 2008 case of District of Columbia v.
Colorado, Utah consider smoking age hike

News and Opinion

According to the Associated Press, the big government western states of Colorado and Utah - both among the nation's lowest in smoking rates - are considering legislation that would...
Female? Give libertarian a try.

News and Opinion

Author's note: I am a man and make no claims I fully understand women's issues or what it is like to be a woman in America.
Increasing minimum wage helps the poor, right?

News and Opinion

It is a perfectly natural assumption - increasing minimum wage will help the poor.