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It All Started in ’96

In 1996 the best and brightest presidential candidate for the Republican party was Senator Bob Dole. As Dole emerged as the best hope against the second reign of the evil Clinton empire, I remember watching his campaign stops and speeches. I was...

Those Crazy Libertarians – WAL Reader Issue 1

I hear it a lot, being a Libertarian running for office: those Libertarians and their "crazy" ideas. Letting people choose to live their lives as they see fit, not as the government forces them to? How would we all survive? How would that work...

Undaunted!

I was convinced that Trump's total cave on the longest federal shutdown in history was a mortal wound to Trump. If he had kept the shutdown going indefinitely or until congress finally surrendered border wall funding to him, I was fully convinced...

Issue II of WAL Reader Now Available!

Issue II of WAL Reader Now Available!

First, I want to say thank you to everyone who read (and especially those who purchased) Issue I of WAL Reader. I truly hoped all of you enjoyed it and/or learned something valuable from it – I know that everyone who contributed to the inaugural...

Flag Burning

Burning or otherwise desecrating the American flag is an especially derisive gesture, like urinating on the Washington Monument or the graves at Arlington Cemetery. It is an act of such heinous disrespect for the history of the United States and for...

Confessions of a Former UBI Lover

I guess sometimes the best thing to do is just come clean, be open with one’s self and just start with step one of the process of growth and recovery. Hello, I’m Remso W. Martinez and I’m a former lover of Universal Basic Income. It started as a...

A Libertarian’s Case for Reparations

Restorative justice is a principle I believe in – I desire a world that makes new, rather than continues to down the tired old path of tearing down. We have tried an eye for an eye for long enough, how about we try something new? Why not try...

A Modern Declaration

A Modern Declaration

On the 4th of July every year we celebrate our independence once again. While reading our declaration, it brings to question whether or not we still have the liberties, accurate representation, and fair and just laws that were hard fought to attain...

Let’s Talk About Immigration

Can I be honest? Immigration is not a pet issue of mine. It has never ranked highly in my political awareness, I don't tend to traffic in the latest statistics or partisan trends, and I don't subscribe to any of the sensational viewpoints. As with...

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