Jacob Shmukler
Jacob Shmukler
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CPAC 2013: What the GOP Can Learn From Libertarians

After a demoralizing election defeat, a growing number of Republicans are seeing that the direction of their party needs to change and welcoming libertarian values would help meet that end.

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Washington DC Election Results LIVE: Election Creates Buzz in the Capitol

Follow along for what's sure to be a nail-biting race in our nation's capitol, as well as other election news from around the country.
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Gary Johnson 2012: Why Libertarians Should Vote for Romney Instead

Libertarians tend to be reluctant to vote for Mitt Romney (or Barack Obama) when someone as, well, libertarian as Governor Gary Johnson is on the ballot, but here's why they're wrong.
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Why I Am Voting For Mitt Romney

Although Barack Obama came into office with high hopes, he hasn't delivered. It's time to give Mitt Romney a chance to be president.
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Electoral College Map Looks Extremely Promising for Mitt Romney

The president should be extremely worried about his chances in Ohio, Florida and Virginia.
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The Reason Libertarians Are Lukewarm About Paul Ryan as VP

Libertarians are not totally satisfied with Paul Ryan's Medicare stance.

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Ryan Medicare Plan: How it Will Impact Millennials in 40 Years

Regardless of who wins in Election 2012, I'm thankful my participation in the Medicare program is four very long decades away.
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Why No One Criticizes the US Socialized Health Care Which Has Been Around For 100 Years

There seem to be few attacks from politicians on "socialized" health systems in the US like Medicare, but it's less a matter of overall approval and more a matter of misperception or politics.
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Obamacare Decision Will Force More Americans to Shy From Big Government

This ruling has the potential to serve as a sharp rebuke to far-reaching, government-expanding legislation.
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Washington DC Could Care Less About Republican Primary

DC can be segmented into a number of very different sub-populations, the most obvious binary split being between natives of the district and recent immigrants.
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Don't Conflate Ron Paul, the Tea Party, and Libertarianism

Using Ron Paul, the Tea Party, and libertarianism interchangeably paints an inaccurate and unjustified picture of each of them.

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The ACA's Downfall

Health care reform tried to extend coverage to our generation through subsidies and an expansion of Medicaid, but higher premiums and restricted access will only worsen the problem.