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Steve Forbes on the Flat Tax, Trump, and Election 2016 — "Markets are always portrayed as cold," says former presidential candidate and Forbes Media Chairman Steve Forbes. "Where, as you know, free markets are quite the opposite. They bring about cooperation, they break down barriers, they succeed by meeting the needs and wants of others.

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to State Economy: "Drop Dead." — Getta load of Andrew Cuomo, the governor of the once-great state of New York. For the first time ever, reports Business Insider, a U.S. state "may single out one industry for a big wage hike."
Jul 22, 2015

The only thing good about @NYGovCuomo is that he hates De Blasio. Otherwise, his economic policies are awful.…

Jul 23, 2015

Oy: $15 fast food min wage is "just the beginning. We will not stop until we reach true economic justice" @NYGovCuomo…

Enter the Reason Media Awards and Win $10,000! — Hey, writers and filmmakers! Enter the 2015 Reason Media Awards: The Bastiat Prize for Journalism honors writers from around the globe who explain the importance of freedom with originality, wit, and eloquence. The Reason Video Prize honors short-form video and film that explores, investigates, or enriches our appreciation of individual rights, limited government, and the free market.
Jul 22, 2015

Calling all libertarian writers & filmmakers! Enter @Reason Media Awards, win $10,000!…

"The End of Doom": Ron Bailey on Why The Future Looks Pretty Damn Great — "You will always have people selling doom," says Reason's Science Correspondent Ronald Bailey. "It's lucrative and it makes you sound serious. But they will be proved wrong."

I'm Betting Most Regular Reason Readers Will Go With "Woodchipper"

Jul 21, 2015

"I'm betting most @reason readers will go with the woodchipper." @RandPaul asks "How would you kill the tax code?"…

Agree or Disagree?: Rand Paul Should Go Libertarian or Go Home — A recent Los Angeles Times story by Lisa Mascaro argues that " After sagging in fundraising, Rand Paul 2.0 reboots campaign." The thesis is that the Kentucky Republican is failing to gain traction with GOP conservatives and is consciously trying to re-align himself with libertarian-leaning voters.

I've seen attack ships on fire off the shoulder of Orion, but nothing prepared me for this Hillary Vine. — Folks who have seen the movie Blade Runner (based on Philip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?) know a thing or two about incredibly realistic human life forms and how hard it will be to tell the difference in the not-so-distant future (released in 1982, the movie is set in 2019).

Are Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders Tapping into Rage Against the Machine? — Glenn Reynolds, the Instapundit, interviewed GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina for USA Today and asked her about the Donald Trump bubble, which may have already popped given the Republican furor over his slagging of John McCain.

Is True Detective the Most Libertarian Show on TV? — I have no idea where the plot of True Detective is headed-or even what it's about so far. But I like what I see, as I explain in a new Daily Beast column: Is there any TV show more flat-out libertarian than Season Two of True Detective?

'True Detective': The Most Libertarian Show on TV — Is there any TV show more flat-out libertarian than season two of True Detective? For that matter, is there any TV network airing more flat-out libertarian agitprop than HBO? There you find hour after hour of spectacular, balls-out displays of the inherent incompetence, greed, and corruption of government-especially when it joins forces with crony capitalists.
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Aug 04, 2015

Wonder Bar, Asbury Park NJ. Sorry to miss Dick Dale, who plays there this weekend.

Aug 04, 2015

"Free speech is not about being sensitive" Chapman U Pres James Doti, who also gives best case 4 liberal arts

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