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

Freedom Fighters on all Fronts: NJ Proposes Bill to Return Tax Money to Homeschooling Families

Written by David Fisher Jersey City Assemblywoman, Angela V. McKnight, has proposed legislation that all anti-statists should celebrate. Under its current verbiage, Her bill will give taxpaying parents who choose to homeschool their children $1,000 back per child and up to $3,000 in total for qualifying educational expenses. McKnight, a democrat, explains her reasoning behind

5 Things You Didn’t Know You Needed a Permit For

LISTEN TO TLR’S LATEST PODCAST: Written by Carson Seeger This week, I moved from the beautiful, aesthetically pleasing, confines of Denver Colorado back to the cold, windy, bleak Des Moines, Iowa.  I’ve got a lot of shit for the move but Denver is like a Kardashian: sexy, fun, and dead inside- or at least that’s

7 Signs You’re Totally a Statist!

LISTEN TO TLR’S LATEST PODCAST: Written by Katrina Ronneburg Statism sucks! We all know it, yet somehow this ideology is spreading like hotcakes. What could be done? There isn’t a vaccine or drug to detain this deadly virus, but you must save yourself! Don’t let the #bern take you! Here are some signs you might be slipping

How Trump Will Pay for His Useless Wall

LISTEN TO TLR’S LATEST PODCAST: Written by Carson Seeger In his first week in office, Donald Trump has been busy: issuing executive orders, freezing spending, spouting off conspiracy theories about millions of illegal voters – we’ve elected our drunk uncle as president and now he is putting his half-baked ideas into action. This week, The

5 Baffling Examples of Government Waste

LISTEN TO TLR’S LATEST PODCAST: Written by Carson Seeger There’s a quote that the left absolutely adores by  former Supreme Court Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes, “taxes are what we pay for a civilized society.” Liberals often misquote Holmes with a smirk on their face expecting the argument to end right there.  Fortunately, Arizona Senator Jeff

SC Bill Would Legalize Gambling to Pay For Roads

LISTEN TO TLR’S LATEST PODCAST: Who’s gonna build the roooaads? Well, one SC lawmaker has an idea. Enter Rep. Todd Rutherford, D-Columbia, who introduced a bill to legalize gambling which included a constitutional amendment question for the 2018 ballot asking voters if they desire to bet on horses and allow casinos in order to avoid

Whoops! Hillary Clinton, “We Are Going To Raise Taxes On The Middle Class” [VIDEO]

By: Liberty Laura Now, this was more than likely a mistake. But at least she’s being honest.

Gary Johnson Is “Not Getting Elected King,” But Supports “Simplifying And Lowering Taxes” [VIDEO]

By: Liberty Laura In an interview during Freedom Fest last week, Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson expressed his support for simplifying taxes, while acknowledging the limits of presidential power. He notes that he is not “King,” and cannot make unilateral decisions as the other two major candidate seem to be promising.

Gary Johnson is Open to Government Subsidized Income

By: Jeff Caldwell In an article shared on Facebook by Our America Initiative, Gary Johnson is described as being “open” to the idea of Universal Basic Income paid for with a carbon tax. Our America Initiative states in the headline text of the post, “A Basic Income – though worrisome if a mere addition to the government mass now drowning the economy