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Friday evening meeting in Hamilton, MT

Local Libertarians will be gathering from 5:00-8:00 this Friday evening, May 12th, at BJ’s restaurant in Hamilton. Join us to answer the following burning questions. 😉 What does a Libertarian look like? How do they talk? What do they eat? Who are their friends? Come see this Friday evening in Hamilton, Montana. In the middle of our unscripted, informal gathering we will have a live national libertarian discussion via Internet. Here is a .pdf of the poster:Kibbe Poster Hamilton

cannabis in Montana

Imagine trying to run a grocery store, auto shop or dentist office where legislation limited you to serving THREE customers. That is what the legislature and governor did to medical cannabis in Montana. Mind you, this is a substance used by humans for over a thousand years with zero deaths, quite unlike legal pharmaceuticals with very short histories and thousands of deaths every year. In Montana, possession of even a single joint for non-medical purposes can land a person in jail for six months, while possession of 60 grams or more (a little over two ounces) can result in a sentence of up to five years. These stiff marijuana penalties cause related negative consequences. In 2012, there were 1,502 arrests […]

grass roots movie projects

I’m introducing you to two movie projects that are quite interesting. Completion of both will be dependent on the commoners, as the moguls are not interested in helping, let alone seeing them completed. The first one is that of a man who refuses to kneel. An obstinate, peaceful Montanan, who stands for you and me, against whatever they throw at him. Here is a clip from the website, and link to it so you can investigate further. Warning, the website is under construction. Many parts do not work currently, but as time and money permit, more will come online. https://thementalmilitia.net/ernie/ … ernie met “the law” face to face a few years ago, during the 2008 Housing Bubble melt-down, and lost […]

Uncelebrating the Fourth

by Harry Browne July 4, 2003 Unfortunately, July 4th has become a day of deceit. On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress formally declared its independence from Great Britain. Thirteen years later, after a difficult war to secure that independence, the new country was open for business. It was truly unique — the first nation in all of history in which the individual was considered more important than the government, and the government was tied down by a written Constitution. It was the one nation where you could live your life secure in the knowledge that no one would ask for your papers, where you weren’t identified by a number, and where the government wouldn’t extort a percentage of your […]

Ted Dunlap for governor

I just developed a half-page, two-sided handout for my campaign. It covers three main points that I could impact in a highly positive way were I to win the election. Moreover, if my campaign attracts significant interest and generates excitement in these three ideas, mainstream candidates and mainstream media would take notice. Thus, every bit you help and every time you share moves these three ideas more into mainstream focus. Here is a link to a .pdf of it. I encourage you to print them two sided, then cut in half vertically. Distribute liberally in your area of operation. Ted’s Triad handout I also encourage you to send a check. I will print and share a bunch of them. Below […]

drug war

Today I ran across the clipping to the right. It fits with everything I know about the so called “war on drugs”. There is no war on drugs. There is a war on people… people who use drugs OTHER THAN those sold by the big pharmaceutical mega-corporations. I was a teenager when they outlawed cannabis. I had never seen it, did not even know anyone who had, and the Libertarian party was years away from even being thought of. Yet the concept was so blatantly wrong that I wrote my first ever letter to the editor, ridiculing the Nixon drug doctrine. . Here we are, 50 years into a policy that completely failed to do any good for good […]

civil war warming up?

Feds Preparing “Multi-Agency” Action In Oregon As Patriot Militia Says They Are “Willing To Kill And Be Killed” Posted on January 4, 2016 by Mac Slavo What started as a peaceful protest in Burn, Oregon over the imprisonment of two ranchers, who lit fires on federal land to curb the growth of invasive plant species and reduce the risk of wildfires on their property, has turned into an armed standoff pitting the Federal government against armed Patriot militiamen. Joining the Burn protest were Ammon and Ryan Bundy, the sons of Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy who was at the center of a grazing rights dispute in Bunkerville, Nevada in 2014. At Bunkerville as many as 5,000 armed individuals from around the […]

Of Tyrants And Dangerous Old Men

by Bob Owens from Bearing Arms .com [In the weeks following the Sandy Hook, statist politicians—never ones to let a crisis go to waste—took dead-aim at the Second Amendment, hoping to use the actions of one mentally ill young man to disarm an entire nation. At that time (New Year’s Day, 2013), I wrote the following warning, Of Tyrants and Dangerous Old Men, and posted it to my personal site, which Glenn Reynolds reminded me of today. How well has it held up over the past 22 months?] Jerrold Nadler is an “average” elected member of Congress. He represents New York’s 8th congressional district, and has been in office for 20 years. He’s seen little of the world outside of […]

major hits to liberty since July 4, 1776

Five Laws to Repeal on Independence Day JULY 4, 2015 — Ryan McMaken Unfortunately, Independence Day has become a day for many to celebrate the United States government. But the actual historical event behind the day — the adoption of the Declaration of Independence by the Second Continental Congress — was an illegal act of political defiance that led to secession and the overthrow of an entire system of government well entrenched on American shores. Moreover, it is quite anachronistic to connect the modern unified nation-state known as “the United States” to this event, nor does it make sense to invoke anything having to do with the Constitution of 1787. Indeed, as Jeffrey Rogers Hummel has pointed out, the Constitution […]