Libertarians Under Surveillance

All right, the Manhattan Libertarian Party made the big time! We were officially one of the suspicious groups that the NYPD was keeping an eye on prior to the 2004 Republican Convention, thanks to our subversive Unauthorized Protest. On Wednesday, a federal judge ordered the police department to declassify its secret surveillance reports. The obvious lefty …

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PrideFest Canceled

  Bummer. One of the great NYC summer traditions has been nixed by City Hall. The mayor’s office has inexplicably denied a permit to Heritage of Pride for PrideFest, the street fair component of the Gay Pride March. The idjits in the mayor’s office are calling it a “new event” (even though the event is …

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License to Strip

  Watch out, exotic dancers! (Market research shows exotic dancers comprise a significant portion of Serf City readership.) At least one New York politician wants to make it harder for you to earn a living: Democratic assemblyman and former comptroller candidate Felix Ortiz takes the threat of female nudity seriously and wants it formally addressed with a bill …

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Ron Paul GOP Debate Remix

I know it’s felt like Ron Paul Central around here lately, but this new video from Rescue U.S. is too cool to pass up. Forget the Rutgers women’s basketball team — the Ron Paul Revolution could be the real Cinderella story of the year… or maybe of 2008.

Ron Paul’s Success is a Total Sham…

…according to Rick Klein at ABC news, that is. Us crazy, internet loving bunch, have, according to Klein, “mastered the art of ‘viral marketing,’ using Internet savvy and blog postings to create at least the perception of momentum for his (Ron Paul’s) long-shot presidential bid.” The clear premise of Klein’s argument is that the internet is an …

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The Ron Paul Revolution Spreads Like Wildfire

Here’s a cool video of Ron Paul supporters around the country having fun with some real grassroots activism. Just goes to show you can sometimes make a big impact for only a few bucks, some elbow grease and creativity: The NYC segments start at about 3:15 remaining in the video.

Socialists lose in France

Apropos my discussion of the consequences of France’s socialism in my last SerfCity.US Logic of Liberty column : The Faux Freedoms : With the various state initiatives just passed, and a $7.25 federal minimum being promised, economists should be able to collect some definitive data over the next year and really quantify the function between …

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Reason #2,406 Why I’m Happy We Homeschool Our Kids

New York middle and secondary school children would be required to watch “An Inconvenient Truth,” Al Gore’s documentary on global warming, under a bill sponsored by Assemblyman Peter Rivera, D-Bronx. Rivera, chair of the Mental Health Committee, called the film “an excellent educational resource on the issues impacting life on our planet.” Hat tip: NYPundit …

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