Darwin Long
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June 17, 2013

PRISM Has Forged Bizarre Alliances Among Glenn Beck, Michael Moore, Dick Cheney and Nancy Pelosi

Is Snowden a hero or a traitor? Did he break the law? Is the NSA defying the constitution? Are you being damaged by this situation?

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Feb. 12, 2013

Ron Paul Chooses Hypocrisy Over Principles In Fight Over RonPaul.Com

Ron Paul wants RonPaul.com and RonPaul.org for himself, but his supporters already own the URLs. Instead of working out a free-market deal, what did Paul do? Sue them. In the UN.
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Jan. 12, 2013

A Modest Proposal to Curb Gun Violence Without Violating Gun Rights

All rights carry with them responsibilities. If you are unwilling to face the responsibility of a specific right, you are likely to lose it.
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Dec. 7, 2012

Rand Paul: Rising Libertarians Should Follow Ron Paul Example to Stay Relevant

Did libertarian Ron Paul make the right decision when he compromised with the GOP, and how should his heir apparent, Rand Paul, learn from the election results?
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Dec. 5, 2012

Marijuana Legalization: 3 States Have Done it and There is No Reason Why 47 More States Will Not Be Next

Marijuana was made illegal as a result of a lie told to Congress. The lie is exposed and it no longer serves its original purpose in any case. Marijuana should be legal.
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Nov. 23, 2012

Drone Strikes: Why Predator Drones are Not the Answer to Our Terrorism Problem

Many Americans think drone strikes are a marvelous solution. In reality they suffer from two fatal flaws, and only one of them is political.

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Sept. 14, 2012

NDAA Terrorism Law Struck Down By Federal Judge in a Win For Freedom

Once again, a judge has interfered with legislative power. And that is a wonderful thing.
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Sept. 2, 2012

Ron Paul Supporters Should Switch Parties, Become Democrats and Support Barack Obama

Libertarians have more in common with Democrats than with Republicans these days. Obama libertarian anyone?
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Aug. 22, 2012

Republicans Reject Todd Akin Legitimate Abortion Comment in Public, Yet Support Him Behind Closed Doors

Will this hypocrisy never end? While condemning Akin for his "legitimate abortion," the GOP platform makes it clear that Republicans 100% agree with him.
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Aug. 16, 2012

Paul Ryan Hypocrisy: 44 Percent of Tea Party Members Are on Medicare

While insisting that a progressive income tax is wealth redistribution, the Tea Party line would redistribute wealth from the poor to the uber-rich.
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Aug. 12, 2012

How The Tea Party Was Hijacked by the Koch Brothers

The Tea Party could have been a force for good. Instead, the movement has become a corporate shill for the Koch Brothers

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Aug. 4, 2012

Ron Paul and Austrian Economists Are Wrong: More Spending Will Save the Economy

Austrian economists need a better handle on reality. Keynesian theory got us out of the Great Depression and will get us out of this one as well. Rewriting history doesn't change reality.
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July 6, 2012

San Onofre is an Environmental Hazard for San Diego and LA: It Is Time to Shut Down the Nukes

The steam leak at the San Onofre nuclear plant is an unprecedented safety problem. This points to the unknown and unknowable maintenance problems that are inherent in nuclear plants.
July 1, 2012

Why Bill Maher Will Make You Laugh, but Rush Limbaugh Will Not

Is there really a difference between these two? Some people can see one - some can't
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June 29, 2012

Ron Paul, Mitt Romney and Fox News Don't Understand but Obamacare Actually Increases Real Wealth

This is the third article in the series. Much of what I've said has libertarian leanings - but - My conclusions are not Ron Paul's, and no Virginia, corporations are not people.
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June 24, 2012

What Ron Paul, Mitt Romney and Ben Bernanke Know About the Economy Before Election 2012

A look at whether a financial chart is trending up or down depends largely on whether you read it right to left or left to right

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June 21, 2012

What Ron Paul Knows That Mitt Romney Never Learned in His History Class

This history of America would not please Romney, the standard bearer of America's 1%.
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May 28, 2012

Memorial Day Musings of an Aging Patriot

Patriotism is considered to be a positive force, but people who consider themselves patriots sometimes disagree. How can this be resolved?
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May 4, 2012

Legalize Marijuana in California: Nancy Pelosi Says 'Yes,' Why Does Obama Say 'No'?

With 77% of America in favor of medical marijuana, why is the federal government cracking down on California's marijuana industry?
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April 28, 2012

CISPA Would Allow Big Corporations to Steal All Your Data

CISPA fails to improve security for anyone, but it does make data theft easier if you are a large enough corporation.