Cory Booker Introduces Doomed Pot Legalization Bill

Yesterday, Senator Cory Booker unveiled his proposed bill to completely end federal pot prohibition. Such a policy has support of, according to Gallop, roughly 60% of Americans and growing. It also has about as much chance at passing this session as Gary Johnson had of winning the electoral college. It’s said that politics is a

Putin Cuts 755 Non-essential US Government Jobs

Over the weekend, Vladimir Putin made it official. He announced that he’s planning to expel 755 US diplomatic workers from his country, in response to sanctions that a rare unified Congress passed late last week. The number 755 (out of over 1200) was reached by equalizing our allowable diplomatic limits, after Obama expelled Russian diplomats

Glenn “Kane” Jacobs Talks to Liberty Viral About His Run For Mayor

You may know him from his persona of “Kane” in the WWE, but Glenn Jacobs is running for office. Hopefully, he’ll take a Big Boot, Chokeslam, Flying Clothesline, Sidewalk Slam, Throat Thrust, Tilt-a-Whirl Slam, and Tombstone Piledriver to government. The following is from our interview with Glenn Jacobs… LV: You’re currently running for mayor of

Republican U.S. Representative in New York Blatantly Copies the LP

by Contributor Alyce Auman Well, well, well.  Is there an echo in here? It’s always interesting when other parties try to piggy-back off the work of the Libertarian Party when they were not originally doing the hard work of changing minds. Where was Republican Congressmen Chris Collins, the New York 27th District’s Rep when the

The Dumbest Laws in Each of the 50 States

In recent weeks, we’ve seen 5-year-olds fined for selling lemonade, pet sitters ticketed for watching cats without a permit, teens handcuffed for selling bottles of water to thirsty people, and efforts to criminalize screen time for kids. It got us thinking: how many silly, outrageous, and/or superfluous laws are there out there? Here are 50

Florida Couple Announces “Trump Divorce” After Two Years of Marriage

A former NFL cheerleader’s split from her state attorney husband is being described as a “Trump Divorce.” Lynn Aronberg and Dave Aronberg were married in 2015, but are splitting after just two years together. The couple cites politics as the reason for the split in a press release sent by a firm representing her. According to

Pandering Pied Pipers and Mindless Rats: Breaking Down the Right’s Reaction to a Ban on Transgender Troops

  by David Fisher Many people are familiar with the German tale of the Pied Piper, a colorful pipe player who enchanted rats to follow him around. According to folklore, he helped drive out plagued rats during an infestation in Hamelin in 1284. If you were familiar with the story, you know that he wasn’t

Beware of Bipartisanship, Deception Regarding Russia, North Korea and Iran

There are very few times that Congress has acted in a unified way on much of anything of any importance in my lifetime. Striking back after September 11th, sure. Unfortunately, on a couple of issues like the original passage of the Patriot Act that were also responses to national tragedy. But there’s generally gut-reaction war

Canada’s $250,000 Duck: A Comparison of Monetary Outrage

Over the Canada Day long weekend, the Toronto local government rented a massive six story rubber duck, costing city tax payers, alone, an estimated $121,000. Memes critiquing the duck and the Canadian government went viral in the wake of the thousands that swarmed to the bay to chill out with the duckie. Now before you

Anthony Scaramucci’s Boneitis: A Pressing Concern UPDATED

By Your Third Choice Follow on Twitter: @YourThirdChoice It has come to our attention that Anthony Scaramucci, recent appointee to the position of Director of Communications, might be neglecting a fatal illness. Based on the single previously recorded instance of Boneitis, we know the affliction to currently be incurable and terminal. From the encyclopedia of practical,