USA Today’s Glenn Reynolds on a Revolution in the Works

            With a mere 22% of Americans believing that the government has consent of the people (Rasmussen reports) Glenn Reynolds suggests that perhaps a revolution is brewing.               The constant disappointment with contemporary politics provides fertile ground for the growth of organized opposition.  As establishment Republicans and Democrats grow more polarized and less effective, Liberty has a real opportunity to break through.

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Izzit.org Product Spotlight: 2081

            A short film adaptation of Kurt Vonnegut’s Harrison Bergeron, 2081 depicts a dystopian future in which, thanks to the 212th Amendment to the Constitution and the vigilance of the United States Handicapper General, everyone is “finally equal.” The strong wear weights, the beautiful wear masks and the intelligent wear earpieces that fire off loud noises to keep them from taking unfair advantage of their brains. It is a poetic tale of triumph and tragedy about a broken family, a brutal government, and an act of defiance that changes everything.           …

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Friedman from Free to Choose and I, Pencil: The Movie

            In the Original TV Series Free to Choose, Milton Friedman explained how the production of a pencil illustrates the power of the free enterprise system, as seen below.               Inspired by Friedman’s elequent illustration, The Competitive Enterprise Institute made a must-see video for anyone trying to understand or explain the practicality and morality of Capitalism.                 I, Pencil is also being given away on DVD by Izzit.org to the first 1000 teachers who order Win-Win, Free Trade, The Price System, Markets without Borders or Freedom’s Sound.  For more information on how to buy …

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izzit’s Teacher of the Year Contest

There are less than two weeks for teachers to apply to izzit.org’s Teacher of the Year Contest! izzit is looking for teachers who use their wonderful teaching resources in exciting and innovative ways. 5 winners will receive $2,000, an all-expenses paid trip to Chicago, IL, a lifetime izzitPlus membership and more. Encourage any teachers your know to take advantage of this great opportunity! Time is running out!

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Reason’s Brian Doherty on the Evolving GOP and the Peculiar Case of Rand Paul

            In his stimulating article State of the Union: Rand Paul Brings Libertarianism to the GOP, Brian Doherty of Reason Magazine outlines the implications of the GOP’s current political climate.             After suffering a humiliating defeat to a vulnerable President Obama, the Republican Party is now experiencing both a void in power and an effort to rebrand.  This scenario offers non-establishment wings of the party–namely libertarian Republicans and Tea Partiers–to gain influence.  Having formally responded to the President’s State of the Union Address, Senators Rand Paul and Marco Rubio are two figures that offer the GOP credibility, …

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Judge Napolitano on Cybersecurity

                          As the government increasingly aims to regulate and surveil the internet, we must consider impact of such interference on freedom.  Should we sacrifice the liberty offered by internet to supposed security promised by government?  Perhaps the internet should remain a place for free people, free markets and free minds.

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