Virginia Supreme Court rules Charlottesville can't require freelance writers to pay municipal business tax. https://garymcgath.com/wp/charlottesville-business-tax-writers/
California Animal Shelter Introduces Policy Requiring Support of Gun Control for Pet Adoption
This guy is sacrificing the pets wellbeing on the alter of his ideology. He can't claim that he really cares about the animals.
My first article on Online Library of Liberty! Fidelio: Beethoven's Hymn to Freedom
Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE) is now Foundation for Individual Rights and Expression. https://www.thefire.org/fire-announces-75-million-expansion-into-off-campus-free-speech-advocacy-defense/
Some Amazon employees want the company to ban books. https://garymcgath.com/wp/amazon-employees-book-banning/
Does the Balticon chair's apology signal a turning point in fannish bullying? https://garymcgath.com/wp/turning-point-fannish-bullying/
LP Mises Caucus says that opposing bigotry is "thoughtcrime condemnation." https://twitter.com/LPMisesCaucus/status/1531298536691707904
Amash's keynote speech at the LP convention. https://old.reddit.com/r/Classical_Liberals/comments/v1hlq8/the_philosophy_of_human_cooperation_justin_amashs/
A guide for writers to common claims and falsehoods about freedom of speech in the US. https://garymcgath.com/wp/writer-guide-freedom/
I don't care much about who's controlling the LP. Given America's current state, running candidates is ineffective. Gaining ground in the battle of ideas is necessary before turning to the battle of votes, and we've been losing ground. https://reason.com/2022/05/29/mises-caucus-takes-control-of-libertarian-party/
You've seen all the tweets about the "Mises Causus booing Mises quotes." Now WATCH THE ACTUAL VIDEO. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cr6T9lcT_ps
The booing was thin, couldn't tell who was doing it, some quotes were applauded,and some got no reaction. But who needs facts when you can virtue-signal?
"We need more cops in the schools..." because next time the parents will know the cops will only handcuff them for trying to save their children, so they'll be better prepared. https://thepostmillennial.com/breaking-mother-trying-to-save-children-at-uvalde-was-handcuffed-by-federal-marshals
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
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.
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