New on my blog: Why people like to ban _To Kill a Mockingbird_. https://garymcgath.com/wp/to-kill-a-mockingbird/
Anyone remember when breastfeeding was the One True Way and formula was evil? https://www.thefreelibrary.com/The+youngest+market%3a+baby+food+peddlers+undermine+breastfeeding.-a0182081205
A particularly insightful Jesus and Mo. Today, "non-binary" often means "failing to conform to sexual stereotypes." https://www.jesusandmo.net/comic/folks/
Tariffs, protectionism, and overregulation led to a shortage of food for babies in the US, something which would have been incredible a couple of years ago. Biden's response is to expand government power. https://www.cnn.com/2022/05/18/politics/biden-defense-production-act-baby-formula/index.html
Bush inadvertently admits to the "wholly unjustified and brutal invasion of Iraq." https://www.euronews.com/2022/05/19/gaffe-as-george-w-bush-slams-russia-s-wholly-unjustified-and-brutal-invasion-of-iraq
Mailchimp collects a _lot_ of information on you when you open its mail as HTML. Don't believe me? Let them tell you. https://mailchimp.com/help/reports/
Doug Bandow: Americans Don’t Want War With Russia https://original.antiwar.com/doug-bandow/2022/05/10/americans-dont-want-war-with-russia/
I wish everyone who claims the name "libertarian" would read this. http://www.flawedjewel.com/activism/libertarians-we-have-a-problem/
Walt Zlotow: 434 House Reps Say ‘Nyet’ to Kinzinger’s WWIII Bill https://www.antiwar.com/blog/2022/05/08/434-house-reps-say-nyet-to-kinzingers-wwiii-bill/
If someone is teaching racism--no matter their excuse--they do not mean well. They mean to set "black" against "white", and to destroy all progress toward equality.
Those who value human beings should never give a pass to those who only value certain "races" of human beings. https://t.co/N9FeXpwVlm
The only explanation I can think of for Louisiana HB 813 is pure murderous malice. https://legiscan.com/LA/text/HB813/id/2549012
Attorney General's office brings out the old lie that there's a "hate speech" exception to the First Amendment. https://www.boston.com/news/local-news/2022/05/04/racist-emails-black-student-groups-umass-amherst/
Libertarians should be telling the pro-choice world that the doctrine of unlimited government power has led to the possible downfall of Roe v. Wade and that they need to adopt a strong pro-individual rights position. What I'm mostly seeing is "If you didn't support Freedom X, don't claim you support bodily autonomy." How does making people more consistent statists help?
I'm getting to really like NH Journal. https://nhjournal.com/from-vaccines-to-banks-n-h-sees-misguided-efforts-to-restrict-freedom-in-the-name-of-liberty/
Many people leaving Twitter, many coming back. It's all fine if they end up where they want to be. I've revived my account: https://twitter.com/GaryM03062
Freelance tech writer. Lover of liberty, music, and cats. Author of The Magic Battery, Files that Last, and Tomorrow's Songs Today.
My latest novel is Spells of War, the sequel to The Magic Battery.
Liberdon is a Mastodon instance for libertarians, ancaps, anarchists, voluntaryists, agorists, etc to sound off without fear of reprisal from jack or zuck. It was created in the wake of the Great Twitter Cullings of 2018, when a number of prominent libertarian accounts were suspended or banned.