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Gun Control: How the Media Manipulates You to Give Up Your Rights

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"I want to be perfectly clear, I’m not going to try and change anyone’s mind, I simply want to give information not otherwise known, and let you make up your mind for yourself. Anyway, let's begin."

Calorie Caps & Economic Uncertainty

"It is speculated that Hunt’s latest move might be a genuine response to stories like these, combating what is seen as a politically correct orthodoxy that gives some religious minorities a free pass as egregious crimes are missed."

Human Rights Lawyer Jailed, Attack In Afganistan, & IP Law Woes

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"In Afghanistan, there’s an attack on a government building in Kabul so far with 47 confirmed killed. In China, there’s a new bid for a law on intellectual property amidst the trade war with the US and there’s a human rights lawyer who was on trial the day after Christmas."

Bad Arguments 27 – What About Russia?

Russia, Syria, Troops, Trump
"Hawkish Republicans and those with close relations to defense contractors may have their reasons to oppose the decision, but in general it was a move that should have pleased us all as a move towards peace. Instead, partisanship reared it's ugly head again and we were presented with the subject of today's bad arguments: what about Russia?"

Canadians Hunt For Liberty On The Rise

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"We have an opposition party that is conservative in name only, which are now self-proclaimed to be a centrist party that also agrees with the Paris accord and released an immigration plan that contradicts what they say in the house." writes guest author Greg Coughlan

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."

Buster Scruggs & Non-Aggression

Buster Scruggs
"As libertarians, I believe we should be looking for peaceful solutions to the issues that will surely arise from a decrease in government and subsequent rise in liberty: violence shouldn’t be the response from the starting line. The NAP is a good foundation, but to create a just society, we need doors, windows and a roof built on that foundation."

“Stupid Woman” May Thankful Eyes Diverted From No Deal Plans

After Jeremy Corbyn was thoroughly humiliated by the Prime Minister’s “pantomime” gag regarding this half-a-job, footage was taken of the opposition leader mouthing what looked like, “stupid woman” directed at May. This sparked hours of debate in the Commons about the appropriate response - Speaker of the House John Bercow did not witness the incident so could not make a judgment.

Tariffs: How Republicans Are Missing The Mark In Democratic Strategy

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"A recent analysis conducted by the right-leaning organization “Tax Foundation” has found that the Trump tariffs have had an impact on consumers, which is something we all knew was going to happen. What this analysis focuses on, specifically, however, is exactly who is impacted the most of the consumers that have taken a hit. Those hit the hardest? Lower- and middle-class families."

Bad Arguments 26 – The LP Isn’t The Liberty Movement

liberty movement
"Making the claim that they are one and the same is not only detrimental, it is factually false. The Libertarian Party is meant to be the principled party built on the concepts and ideals of libertarianism. Let's get cause and effect straight here."

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Malaysia Goes Nationalistic, & Cotton On The Moon

"The news this week is quite spicy compared to other weeks as we’re looking at two things involving China and the passage of a nationalistic law in Malaysia." This week's is a good one!
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Bad Arguments Vol. 30 – “Don’t You Lock Your Door?”

"In my personal opinion, there have been valid and consideration-worthy arguments from both sides...Both sides have their talking points, each of which carries its own weight. The “lock your door” argument is not among them."

Ridesharing Restricted, Canadian To Be Killed, & Shelter Shutdown

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