Petraeus Makes Shortlist of National Security Advisor Replacement [VIDEO]

LISTEN TO TLR’S LATEST PODCAST: Following a bit of controversy, Michael Flynn stepped down as the National Security Advisor to President Donald Trump on Monday night. For more information on Flynn’s resignation and his potential replacements, check out the video below! WATCH TLR’S LATEST VIDEO:

SPANKING POLL: Effective Discipline or Child Abuse?

LISTEN TO TLR’S LATEST PODCAST: Written by Jennifer Giorgi SPANKING & THE GOVERNMENT: Protecting the rights of adults to parent as they wish, or protecting the rights of minors to not be aggressed upon? … This has long been the debate in libertarian circles when it comes to spanking as a form of discipline/punishment. Take

Trump Doubles Down on Despotism, Alienates Libertarians

LISTEN TO TLR’S LATEST PODCAST: This weekend, President Trump dug deeper into what his authoritarian rhetoric foreshadowed. The “Law and Order President” professed his love for civil asset forfeiture, promising to normalize and defend it. He even went as far to threaten to destroy politicians’ careers if they tried to abolish the unconstitutional practice. As

Monday Madness: Silly Food Regulations

LISTEN TO TLR’S LATEST PODCAST: Written by Liberty Melle Regulation costs us more than $2 TRILLION dollars annually. “There is virtually no aspect of our lives over which laws and ordinances do not reign,” Diane Katz, regulation expert, writes. She adds, “Congress and federal bureaucrats routinely ignore regulatory costs, exaggerate benefits, and breach legislative and

LP Official: Support U.S. House bill H.R. 899; Abolish Dept. of Education!

LISTEN TO TLR’S LATEST PODCAST: Written by Jennifer Giorgi Liberty Viral Editor-in-Chief Last week, Rep Tom Massie (R–KY), along with seven co-sponsors, introduced U.S. House bill H.R. 899 which sole purpose is to abolish the Department of Education. Reactions have been mixed across the board, however the Libertarian Party came out in full support of

Spotlight on a Libertarian: Tony D’Orazio

LISTEN TO TLR’S LATEST PODCAST: Written by Heather Gwynn Follow Heather on Twitter at @starlasword Tony D’Orazio was born and raised in Enfield, Connecticut.  For the past 20 years, he has resided in East Rochester, New York.  He is an IT Manager and in college studied both Math & Spanish Literature.  Tony originally joined the

Top 4 Valentines Day Gifts for Non-Libertarians

Written by Grant M. Deltz Associate Editor of The Libertarian Republic & Liberty Viral With Valentines Day tomorrow, I’m sure many of you are scrambling to find the perfect gift for your significant other. If you aren’t lucky enough to have a significant other who is also a libertarian, this list may be helpful. 1)

GRASSQUATCH: Marijuana Sasquatch Interrupts Live Weather Report [VIDEO]

LISTEN TO TLR’S LATEST PODCAST: Written by Jennifer Giorgi As the Northeast continues to get hammered with winter storms, it seems as though people are trying to find a way to make the best of it, which should be somewhat easier considering some form of marijuana is legal in some capacity in all of the

Donald Trump Continues to Roast Elizabeth ‘Pocahontas’ Warren

LISTEN TO TLR’S LATEST PODCAST: Written by: Squiggly Line Guy Follow on Twitter: @CallMeSquiggly During a meeting with Senators today, President Donald Trump reportedly took issue with Elizabeth Warren‘s recent Senate Floor speech where she quoted an old Coretta Scott King statement from 1986. The 30 year old statement violated Senate Rule 19 stating a Senator shall

Hate Betsy DeVos? Blame Democrats

LISTEN TO TLR’S LATEST PODCAST: Written by Carson Seeger It’s an interesting week in politics, particularly if you’re a parent concerned about education. Last month I wrote about the problems facing America’s stagnant public education system. This month Betsy DeVos was narrowly confirmed as Secretary of Education.   The Michigan native faced stringent opposition from democrats who