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The Liberty Papers · 3d ago

5 Memes that Need to Die

Internet memes – what would social networks look like without them? We all “like” some, share, and laugh at the most clever ones (others…not so much). Memes are a simple way to communicate t...
The Liberty Papers · 5d ago

Most Police Abuse Committed by a Handful of Officers

Jonathan Turley at Res Ipsa Loquitur has posted an interesting snippet about a study concluding that the majority of police abuse incidents are committed by a small group of officers: … A re...
The Liberty Papers · 1W ago

Instead Of Giving Gay Marriage Opponents Special Rights, Get Rid Of All Anti-Discrimination Laws

The Alabama House passed a bill on Thursday that allows judges to refuse to perform gay marriages. It passed after a four-hour debate by a vote of 69-25. More “religious protection” bills ar...
The Liberty Papers · 1W ago

Louisiville Should Find Way To Accomodate Home-Sharing

Published originally at the R Street Institute’s blog: The growth of the popular home-sharing website Airbnb over the past few years has engendered opposition in some quarters. Most recently...
The Liberty Papers · 1W ago

Why Are Young Libertarians More Interested In Utopia Than School Choice?

Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Veronica Peterson whom I met at a recent Franklin Center conference. She was formerly with California Watchdog.org. As an advocate for libertarian ph...
The Liberty Papers · 2W ago

Today’s Nasdaq Illustrates the Phenomenon of Creative Destruction

Those of you who are old enough to remember the dot com bubble bursting some 15 years ago might also remember the handwringing about how Microsoft was becoming a monopoly. Microsoft was the ...
The Liberty Papers · 2W ago

The Moon Is A Harsh Movie

So I heard that they’re going to make a movie out of The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress. I was, of course, immediately thrown into unabashed excitement. But then I thought about it. And my excitem...
The Liberty Papers · 2W ago

Recovered From the Memory Hole: Benjamin Netanyahu’s Prophesies of Doom

Benjamin Netanyahu is an incredibly gifted speaker – no question about that. Never can I recall any particular speech being met with so much anticipation, trepidation, and controversy as the...
The Liberty Papers · 3W ago

Moral Authority

There is a very important distinction I think we need to make clear. Government, as expressed in law, should have no moral system. Morals are not embodied in law. Ethics, are the province of...
The Liberty Papers · 3W ago

Brad’s Beer Review: Falling Rock Tap House, Denver CO

So, my job took me to Denver early this week. When I go to Denver, I usually try to manage two things: Visit my co-contributor here at The Liberty Papers, Stephen Littau. Visit my favorite beer bar, the Falling Rock Tap House. As it stands, I often g...