Why Smart People Aren’t Necessarily Rich

  If what my web analytics tell me is true, many of you reading this article have above-average IQs, but only a small percentage of you would crack the upper class in terms of income. Why is that? As the edge-laden question goes, “If you’re so smart, why aren’t you rich?” Well, IQ does have

Bill Maher is Starting to Sound Like Pat Buchanan on Immigration

On Friday’s broadcast of HBO’s Real Time, host Bill Maher sounded a little like—forgive me—Pat Buchanan. Discussing immigration and multiculturalism in America with guests Jon Meacham and Fareed Zakaria, Maher said immigration was a topic “worthy of debate,” particularly since the United States has had difficulty assimilating immigrants in recent decades. “One of the first

How Dumb Laws Get Innocent People in Trouble

There are a lot of weird laws these days. In fact, many of them are so dumb that it seems unlikely they would ever be enforced. But there are other weird laws that are enforced with a vengeance – even on those who are doing their best to be law-abiding citizens. An example of the

BREAKING: Vehicle Runs Over Protesters in Virginia [Video+Photos]

Written By: Squiggly Line Guy Follow on Twitter: @CallMeSquiggly Follow on Facebook: Squiggly Line Guy During violent protests in the state of Virigina, a group on counter demonstrators were run down by a vehicle which was captured live on The Hill’s Livestream. The incident occurs at the 1:05:40 mark in the video below. WATCH LIVE:

Two Weeks of Nuclear Brinkmanship By Two Irrational Men

It’s been a hectic two weeks of dick-measuring and saber rattling between the leaders of two countries with nuclear arsenals. Whether they’ve been playing a complicated game of multi-dimensional chess, talking tough for domestic consumption, or merely making up for small stature or small… hands… it’s hard for the world to ignore the brinkmanship. The

Online Human Trafficking and the Negligence of Nonchalance

Written by Lauren Delisle Reports on the kidnapping of instagram-famous Chloe Ayling indicate that the twenty-year-old aspiring model and mother of one was taken from an apartment in Milan where her agent Phil Green had set up a photoshoot for her. Within hours, Ayling was drugged and stuffed into a suitcase then brought to a

AG Jeff Sessions Eats Edible; Calls for Immediate Decriminalization of Marijuana

Written By Nathaniel Cole This is a Liberty Onion article. All views expressed are satirical.  Last Tuesday Attorney General Jeff Sessions gave an urgent conference at the white House demanding that the use of Medical and Recreational marijuana be legalized nationally after eating a rice crispy treat. Sessions says that after coming from his lunch break

Author of “Google’s Ideological Echo Chamber” Memo Fired for Expressing Ideology

I, like many practical people, usually avoid assumptions if at all possible, preferring to research and apply honest questioning. I try to stay open to learning new things and the possibility that there may be valid points I haven’t even considered. This common philosophy often leads people to study and read more into subjects, even

To Bomb North Korea, Trump Doesn’t Need Congress or the UN

Written By: Squiggly Line Guy Follow on Twitter: @CallMeSquiggly Follow on Facebook: Squiggly Line Guy Tensions are continuing to boil over between the United States and North Korea. Communist Dictator Kim Jong Un is continuing to prod at President Donald Trump, who is completely unrestrained when it comes to actions again North Korea. President Trump

Spotlight on a Libertarian: Austin Coco

Written by Heather Gwynn Follow Heather on Twitter at @starlasworld Austin Coco was born and raised in southern Connecticut. After just four years, Austin graduated cum laude with two degrees from The University of New England with a B.S. in Marine Biology and a B.A. in Political Science. Following college, Austin moved to Maine, where he is currently employed at a