Former White House Press Secretary on Drones

            Arecent MSNBC nicely outlines how Robert Gibbs was told “not even toacknowledge the drone program.�  With an undeclared and covert droneoperation primarily in Pakistan and Yemen, has the American public reached apoint where not only is unconstitutional warfare hard to denounce, but worse, hard to detect?               It is clear that the drone operation is expanding–We arenow installing a new drone base in Niger with 100 troops.  A surveillancedrone program over our homeland, though receiving tough opposition, is also in the works.  How far will thisgo with the consent of the people, or dare I …

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The GOP and Justin Amash

            In Zane McMillin�s article from, Congressman Amash proposes that while leading Republicans may act like they are for fiscal conservatism and cuts, they are being deceptive.               It is official:  The GOP Civil War is brewing.  The voidin power is evident, and competition over ideas is intensifying.  In this rebuilding era, one of the firstmajor challenges facing this messy GOP is undoubtedly the coming sequestrationcuts.  How principled will ourconservative leaders be?  CongressmanJustin Amash (R) of Grand Rapids, Michigan suggests that the GOP establishmentwon�t hold on to our values too sturdily.               Regardless of how this unfolds, it is good to …

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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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            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 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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