Your Friday Morning Roar! Mass. SWAT Teams Claim They Are “Private Companies” & Don’t Have to Share Records We often express our desire for police forces to be privatized, but in Massachusetts (and presumably other states as well) privatization has taken a darker turn concerning law enforcement. When the MA ACLU chapter submitted a request for records that should be available from any taxpayer-funded agency, it received a very illuminating response. From the Washington Post: As it turns out, a
In this episode of the Lions of Liberty Podcast, host Marc Clair once again welcomes in the Libertarians in Living Rooms Drinking Liquor to celebrate the New Year, LOL Style! Marc is joined by John Odermatt, Brian McWilliams and J.B. Lubin to discuss the year in liberty ahead of us over a few adult beverages. The LILDL’s start by attempting to answer the question “Are We Statists?”, before moving on to discuss political labels, potential Presidential candidates, and our liberty predictions for 2015.
Welcome back to what is hopefully a very short week before getting back to holiday revelry. Your Morning Roar awaits… NSA Reveals “Decades Worth” of Domestic Spying Mistakes on Christmas Eve We all know that Santa was watching to be sure we were good boys and girls all year, but unfortunately so was the NSA, and unlike Santa, spied on millions of Americans without cause and without the promise of a fantastic gift waiting under the tree. Helpfully, the NSA
Your Wednesday Morning Roar! Despite Legalization, Teen Marijuana Use Declines In the most recent poll from the National Institute on Drug Abuse, whose “Monitoring the Future” survey is seen as the standard in drug polling in America (despite the name of the poll being despicable, as if the ‘future’ is inextricably linked to the quantities or variety of drugs a person may or may not imbibe), the use of marijuana by teens is….down. Yes, you read that correctly – pot
It’s the first Friday in December, which means you most likely have officially slowed down your work efforts leading into the Holidays! I know I have! So, all the more time to read The Morning Roar! “Stand With Hillary” Country Music Video Is Hilariously Bad and Appropriate I had to start with this, seeing as it’s so utterly ridiculous and hilarious and sums up perfectly the liberal mindset when it comes to choosing a candidate. A Super PAC supporting Hillary
The leftist website Media Matters has published a hit piece on Kentucky GOP Senator Rand Paul. In the article they attempt to smear Senator Paul by exposing his relationship with Fox News Contributor and former New Jersey Superior Court Judge Andrew Napolitano. Senator Paul wrote the foreword for Judge Napolitano’s new book, Suicide Pact: The Radical Expansion of Presidential Powers and the Assault on Civil Liberties. Media Matters claims that Napolitano is dangerous because he is a “9/11 Truther” and Confederate apologist.
Another week begins! And you know what that means? It’s time for another edition of The Morning Roar! North Koreans Working As Slaves In Qatar Qatar is slated to host the World Cup in 2022, and the treatment of their migrant workers has come under scrutiny. Multiple sources are reporting that there are as many as 3,000 North Koreans working on projects within the country. Many observers claim the North Korean are being forced to work in a form of
I don’t care if you didn’t vote. I don’t care if you voted. You won’t find much election coverage in today’s edition of The Morning Roar. Feds Extend Drug War Through Tax Code 280E If your read fellow Lions of Liberty contributor Marc Clair’s article, Should Libertarians Vote, then you’re familiar with his assertion that voting can be useful if it has a positive effect on the individual liberty of many (I’m paraphrasing so read the article if you haven’t.)
Prepare to be floored, it’s your Morning Roar! Nashville, TN Police Deny Secret Service Request to Search Obama Critic With Fake Warrant This story is a doozy, and very telling in regards to the federal government goons’ opinion of exactly what legal requirements have to be met in order to take action against someone the administration doesn’t like. From BenSwann.com: Following Secret Service Director Julia Pierson’s recent resignation over a major security breach at the White House, new allegations are facing the
As certain as the sun rising in the east, here is your Monday edition of The Morning Roar! Snowden Urges Dropbox Users To Discontinue Use Edward Snowden is speaking out against Dropbox and some other internet services that he believes are “hostile to privacy.” Snowden has been urging web users to abandon unencrypted communication in order to prevent governments from spying on citizens. During an hour-long virtual interview with The New Yorker magazine, Snowden broached many topics, including how authorities