Civilians Killed By U.S. Airstrikes Rise While Investigations Into Their Deaths Don’t

In March of 2017, the U.S led coalition stated that it would look into an airstrike that, according to the local civil defense officials, had reportedly killed around 200 civilians in the West Mosul neighbourhood of Aghawat Jadidah. U.S. Army Col. Joe Scrocca, a Baghdad-based spokesman for the coalition, at the time stated that the

Bernie Sanders: Students Silencing Speakers ‘a Sign of Intellectual Weakness’

It still remains unclear if Ann Coulter will be allowed to speak at the University of California Berkeley on Thursday as scheduled. Interestingly, it’s just not conservatives who say the political firebrand should be allowed to speak. Over the weekend, while speaking to the Huffington Post, Sen. Bernie Sanders joined the chorus of voices saying

Why People Today Get So Angry about Politics

I frequently wonder why so many people today get so angry at those who share different opinions on politics. Well, I think it’s because our culture has come to see anger, at least in this case, as a virtue. A sentiment that pervades our society today, and is even spoon-fed to some students in schools,

U.S. Students Are Using the Tactics of Kim Jong-un

North Korea is perhaps the most miserable country on earth. An almost 100 percent command economy combined with an extremely repressive regime has produced unimaginable suffering for its people. Dysfunctional mindsets have terrible consequences. Rather than seeing the North Korean mindset as a cautionary tale, some American students—abetted by college administrators—seem to have adopted it.

There’s a Huge Market For Marijuana Art

Written by Squiggly Line Guy Follow on Twitter: @CallMeSquiggly Anyone can roll a joint, and it pays. If you roll a joint shaped like a Pikachu, a grenade or an AK-47, it pays better. ABC Affiliate KOMO News is reporting that a man by the name of Tony Greenhand raked in earnings rolling joints shaped into

Spotlight on a Libertarian: Daniel Fishman

Written by: Daniel Fishman & Heather Gwynn I was born in Berkeley, CA in 1967, which many people think explains everything about me.  My father was a scientist, and my mother was a librarian, so I was faced with significant homeschooling before the age of 6.  I went to public school in Texas until they

Aaron Hernandez Died An Innocent Man, In The Eyes of The Law

Written By: Squiggly Line Guy Follow me on Twitter: @CallMeSquiggly Aaron Hernandez was convicted of murder in 2015 for the death of Odin Lloyd. He was currently in the state of filing an appeal when he hung himself in his jail cell. Now it turns out, Hernandez may be innocent. Not innocent of the crime

What’s So Wrong with Melania Trump Dressing Like a Lady?

Earlier this week, the Trump administration hosted its first Easter Egg Roll at the White House. But while Melania Trump’s subtle reminder for the President to place his hand over his heart garnered most of the attention, the New York Times fashion writer appeared to be more interested in Melania’s wardrobe selection: “A spun-sugar pink

Are We Focusing Too Much on Gender Discrimination?

In an article for Forbes, scholar Andrew Biggs highlights a recent study on the gender differences in Ph.D. graduates. As the chart below shows, women hold a majority of Ph.D.’s in the humanities, while men hold them in the areas of math and science. As Biggs goes on to explain, such differences are just one

Auburn Softball Players Arrested on Marijuana Charges

Written by Gage Fenwick Follow Gage on Facebook at Gage Fenwick, Libertarian In the early hours of 4/20, three of Auburn University’s softball players were arrested on marijuana charges and indefinitely suspended from the team. AL.com reports: “Shortstop Haley Fagan, pitcher Makayla Martin and outfielder Brittany Maresette were each arrested at an address on E. Samford Ave