Robert Taylor
Robert Taylor

Robert Taylor has been writing for PolicyMic since January 2011. He spends his time writing, ranting, reading voraciously, and advocating the virtues of economic and political freedom. He has written for multiple websites and dedicates himself to undermining the state's ability to initiate aggression against peaceful people. He hopes to play a small part in bringing a free, voluntary society into fruition. He also loves billiards, whiskey, and sabermetrics. He blogs at http://roberttaylor.liberty.me/

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April 30, 2014

Dear Senator Paul, What Happened to Your Libertarian Ideals?

Don't sell out just because you want to run in 2016

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March 7, 2014
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Jan. 14, 2014

Why Stop At Weed? The Case For Legalizing Cocaine, Heroin and Every Other Drug

Prohibition didn't stop people from drinking and abusing alcohol, and it's not stopping them from doing drugs. In fact, it's making the problem worse.
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Jan. 7, 2014

Rand Paul is Pissing Off Peter King and the GOP, By Standing Up For His Values

Even the GOP is turning on Rand Paul.
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Jan. 2, 2014

13 Problems Only Libertarians Will Understand — in GIFs

It's impossible for any libertarian to go through life without experiencing these problems on more than one occasion.
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Dec. 18, 2013

10 Most Iconic Libertarian Moments Of 2013

Edward Snowden led the charge in a great year for liberty.

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Dec. 10, 2013

Pew Poll Has Bad News For Neocons As More in U.S. Oppose Interventions

A new Pew poll shows that Americans are increasingly opposed to foreign wars, yet also favor increased global trade, shattering the myth of "isolationism."
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Dec. 5, 2013

Supreme Court to Decide If UN Trumps the Constitution in Bond v. U.S.

In Bond v. U.S., the Supreme Court could rule that international law reigns supreme.
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Nov. 25, 2013

Chuck Todd Wants More Transparency From Obama, But Only Where It Matters Least

The NSA surveillance programs combined with the means top-level officials are using to criminalize and stifle journalism are the real scandals, not White House photography access.
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Nov. 14, 2013

Police Are Trampling On the Rights Of American Citizens — And Finally We Have a Chance to Fight Back

It's time to take a stand against the American police state.
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Oct. 23, 2013

Obama's Pivot to Africa is Dangerous and Costly For Security and Peace

Very quietly, the Obama administration has begun militarizing Africa at an unprecedented rate which is increase the threat of terrorism and leaving Americans much less safe.

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Oct. 15, 2013

Obama Pushes a Redskins Name Change — While He Uses Tomahawk Missiles and Apache Helicopters

The "Redskins" name is outdated and arcane. But so is the mindset behind militarism and an aggressive foreign policy that makes use of Tomahawk missiles and Apache helicopters.
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Oct. 8, 2013

Lauryn Hill is Released From Prison, But Thousands More Remain in Bondage

Hill compared her treatment at the hands of the state to the slavery of her ancestors. And she's got a point.
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Oct. 1, 2013

The Worst Parts Of the Government Don't Get Shut Down, Unfortunately

Despite the apocalyptic rhetoric and the finger pointing, the threats of government shutdowns are not new and actually distract from far more important fiscal and economic issues.
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Sept. 24, 2013

Fed Up With the Law of the Land? Join These Libertarians Making Waves at Sea

Thiel and Friedman's dream of a libertarian utopia on the seas may or not be viable, but the desire to be free and independent from the state will help us escape state power.
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Sept. 11, 2013

Millennials Aren't Buying the Media's Push For a War in Syria

The overwhelming opposition to a war in Syria proves that the White House and the mainstream media are finding it harder and harder to enforce a narrow political spectrum and control debate.

Sept. 3, 2013

Here's How You Turn the Police State Against Itself to Create Better Government

The same tools used to spy on us can also be used to not only shine the light on government corruption but help circumvent the surveillance state and help us live freer.
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Aug. 28, 2013

MLK March: How Millennials Can Honor MLK, By Being Enemies of the State

50 years later, the U.S. remains a violent nation with an entrenched political class. Millennials can build on MLK's dream and the March on Washington, to create a new, better America.
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Aug. 27, 2013
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Aug. 20, 2013

Watch Ron Paul Crush It On His New TV Channel — You'd Never Guess He's Almost 80

With a new TV channel, foreign policy institute, and homeschool curriculum, Paul will prove to have the real lasting impact on public debate and on spreading an intellectual revolution.