Cronyism in Tucson PPP style

Towards the end of January, 2016, the Pima County Board of Supervisors announced that it had voted to build a factory for World View Enterprises. The supervisors talk as if they are running an investment fund instead of a county government. The county claims it will net over $3.3million at the end of the 20 year lease-purchase agreement. Unfortunately, a government should not be run like a business, nor should it gamble on businesses. How...Read more
Interview With Laurie Calhoun: Author of, ‘We Kill Because We Can: From Soldiering to Assassination in the Drone Age’

Interview With Laurie Calhoun: Author of, ‘We Kill Because We Can: From Soldiering to Assassination in the Drone Age’

Your most recent work has concerned the lethal use of drones.  What inspired you to tackle this important, but little acknowledged problem? Laurie Calhoun: I have been writing essays on war since the 1999 NATO bombing of Kosovo. In 2013, I published War and Delusion: A Critical Examination, which is a comprehensive critique of the “just war” paradigm. After about a decade of research and thinking about the morality of war, I came to the...Read more

Enslaving Women – Bill Introduced to Register Women for Conscription

A bill has been introduced to require women to register for the draft. Now, reading this article, it seems that the sponsors have introduced this bill as a way of provoking debate about the topic, as this snippet referencing Duncan Hunter spells out: Hunter said he likely wouldn’t vote for the bill if comes to the House floor and that it’s “unfortunate” he had to introduce it. Earlier in the article, a quote is given...Read more

Danger! Arizona is Red State, and I Don’t Mean Republican

According to the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety, Arizona is a “red” state, meaning they believe it to be a dangerous state for drivers.  Why is this?  Apparently Arizona isn’t nanny state enough for this organization and doesn’t have enough driving laws.  What is the Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety?  According to their website, this is their mission: Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety is an alliance of consumer, medical, public health, and...Read more

LiBEERtarian T Shirt

Since I’ve done some research lately on beer distribution, I decided to be creative and make a T shirt for “liBEERtarians”. What do you think?   Libeertarian Toast – Drink to Liberty Tee Shirt by Libeertarian Design your own t-shirts on zazzle.  Read more