The Rising Tide

Austan Goolsbee: “Gary Johnson . . . the Libertarian Party candidate . . . you should be looking into him” on CNBC Squawk Box

May 6 — Austan Goolsbee, economist, University of Chicago Professor and former Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, declared “if Trump becomes the president we’re in for doom . . . Gary Johnson . . . you should be for Gary Johnson . . . I’m just waiting for you to get a Gary …

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Guns and Surveillance; Lessons from France

Liberals and conservatives both resort to big government solutions when they are beset by the “We Must Do Something NOW” syndrome ………………………………………………………………………………. I watched a John Stossel program recently and it focused my attention on the big government ways of liberals and conservatives.  This similarity shows up vividly when they become subject to the “We …

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The Results of the 2016 Manhattan LP Convention

Hey Everyone, This week the MLP had its 2016 convention and elected several new officers to help take the party to new heights of the next year including… MLP Chair: Ron Litchman Media Relations: Alex Merced & Aaron Commey Event Coordinator: Aaron Commey Treasurer/Secretary: Mark Axinn Political Director: Brian Waddell State Rep: Rob Power This …

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Monthly MLP Meetings Return to Ukrainian East Village Restaurant

We’re back to Ukrainian East Village Restaurant for our monthly meetings as of Tuesday, February 9.  If you go to Big Daddy’s, you’ll have to endure Quiz Bowl.  Ew!  Instead, join your fellow Libertarians for great Ukrainian food and drink, and help us prepare for what we expect to be an exciting election year! I’ve …

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Wannabe-Whiggist Socialism: The Main Forms That It Takes Today, And Why They’re Just So Conceptually Half-Baked

Through the course of this year (or to be more exact, since around sometime this past spring), there has been quite an apparent rise in public support for a far-left doctrine known as “social democracy”—or as the demagogue that many of these social democrats in our country today are rallying behind incorrectly calls it, “democratic …

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