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Trump Pulls Troops, Government Shuts Down Over Wall

"Whoever is directing this season of U.S. politics really needs to work on their pacing. After a few slow weeks in a row, this year is coming to an exciting end. Trump insists on a wall, actually brings home troops, and finally gets his military parade… right out of his administration. This is the last week in review."

Country Votes, Recounts, A Shooting, & A Fire

This week was packed full, thanks mostly to the country wide midterm elections, so let’s dive right in. Midterms Democrats won the House, but it was...
USA Liberty Act

The USA ‘Not-So-Much-Liberty’ Act Passes House Committee

Note: We discussed this bill briefly in Episode 07 of our podcast, with Eric July.  On Wednesday, the House Judiciary Committee approved the USA Liberty...

Otto Warmbier and the Cult of the Law

Shortly before I sat down and began writing this piece, I heard the news that Otto Warmbier had passed away. Warmbier, for anyone who’s...
EU, Britain, France, Italy, Poland

UK and EU talk again, but France and Italy bicker

UK May goes back to EU again, but they’re still not budging Prime Minister Theresa May and the President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker, have...
jamal khashoggi

Khashoggi Disappearance: Outrage Over Missing Journalist

A Saudi Arabian man wished to marry his Turkish fiance’ but first had to obtain a document certifying that the two could marry. What...
canada

Good news for Liberty from Canada!?

Something pretty cool is happening up here in the frozen tundra that is Canada.   No, Justin Trudeau wasn’t impeached. We don’t do that here....
china

China Abuses Human Rights Against Muslims

In the northwest part of China sits the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region, an area that borders Afghanistan, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan. Happening inside the region, not...

May’s Deal is Dead, but She Isn’t, and Banning Scented Candles

"Guys, the reason why the UK population chose to leave the EU was to be rid of unnecessary government overreach. We’re not doing this so we can finally tell everyone in the country what to consume or not to consume. Just leave people alone." Writes James Smith in this week's UK News Roundup. Don't forget to check out his weekly column on Being Libertarian every Monday called "Opting Out" as well!
Helsinki

Russia-gate continues: When Helsinki Freezes Over

"Russia is, in many senses, the biggest enemy of the United States. Most conflicts in the Middle East are fueled by a US-Russia proxy war, for power and for oil. In fact, their relationship may be the biggest obstacle to world peace."

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For years talking heads, political scientists, and that weird neighbor that collects a lot of military surpluses have been loudly talking about a coming...
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The Ideology of the Mob

For weeks now, violent riots have overtaken American cities across the country. Hundreds of millions of dollars in property damage has already been done,...
Jay's Execution

Where Do We Go From Here?

Unless you’ve been living under a rock for the last four years, you might have noticed that the United States has been experiencing more...