James Street
James Street

Personally conservative, ideologically libertarian, politically anarcho-capitalist/agorist. Happily married, father of two, with a wide range of experiences and knowledge.

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May 15, 2013

Billy Sol Estes: Sure, He Was a Swindler, But the Government He Stole From Was Worse

Billy Sol Estes died this morning at age 88. His crime? Fraud and falsifying documents without being a government employee.

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Jan. 11, 2013

Chuck Hagel Secretary of Defense: Obama's Nomination Forces the GOP's Hand

By nominating former former senator Chuck Hagel to Secretary of Defense, Obama made a big departure from typical policy. Hagel is a voice of reason, and the GOP wants none of it.
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Jan. 7, 2013

Twitter IPO: Will Investors Repeat the Facebook Fiasco?

UBS lost millions on Facebook and lots of others gambled and came up short. Will Twitter's IPO be a repeat?
Dec. 22, 2012

Top 10 Tech Trends of 2012

Google provides an interesting look back at the technology of 2012 and offers insights into what may be in store in 2013.
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Dec. 19, 2012

Syria Civil War: Syrian Christians Could Suffer if Assad Falls

As conflicting information muddies the water on the situation in Syria, even the traditionally pro-war American right is beginning to see the problem.
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Dec. 16, 2012

Oregon Gun Owner Stops Clackamas Shooting Spree, Proving Guns Save Lives

A citizen with a gun was directly responsible for stopping the Clackamas, Oregon mall shooting spree. More guns equals fewer victims.

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Dec. 14, 2012

How the TSA Assaults the Dignity of All Americans

As a direct result of "Security Theater," millions of Americans have suffered humiliation at the hands of the TSA. This latest occurrence is yet more cause for ending these atrocities.
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Dec. 6, 2012

U.S. Fiscal Cliff: What it Means For Millennials, and What You Can Do to Prepare

The twitterverse and the blogosphere are all talking about the "fiscal cliff." With such a name, surely this event is momentous, no? Well, let's find out, and what it means for millennials.
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Nov. 27, 2012

Pakistan Bombing: Explosion in Dera Ismail Khan Targets Shia Muslims During Holy Month

Fighting between Shi'a and Sunni Muslims resulted in a second bomb being detonated Sunday in Pakistan, as Shi'a Muslims celebrate a major holiday.
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Nov. 24, 2012

Minimum Wage Debate: Why Minimum Wage Laws Hurt, Not Help, Employees

Lovers of government intervention insist that minimum wage laws prevent a "race to the bottom" for cheaper labor. Here's why they're wrong.
Nov. 21, 2012

Internet Freedom: Republicans in Congress Are Secret Copyright Reform Heroes

Republicans are generally among the worst when it comes to copyright law and intellectual property monopolies, but a new white paper challenges this idea. Will the GOP spearhead copyright reform?

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Nov. 20, 2012

Obama Myanmar Trip Could Spark New Era of Trade

Obama visited Myanmar on Monday, an outcast in the international community for decades, thanks to U.S. sanctions. Is free trade in Burma on the agenda?
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Nov. 16, 2012

Hostess Bankruptcy: One Big Win for Labor Unions, One Big Loss for Laborers

As Hostess sends almost 18,000 employees home, big labor will celebrate a win. But what about those individuals now facing an unemployed Christmas?
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Nov. 13, 2012

Legalize Marijuana: Why This Bible Thumper Defends Legalization in Washington and Oregon

While most Christians support the Drug War, this Christian doesn't. Here's why the recreational legalization of marijuana in Washington and Oregon was the right thing to do.
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Nov. 8, 2012

Ron Paul 2016: Why I Refuse to Vote Anymore

It's your "civic duty" to vote, right? Well, I abdicated that duty yesterday, and I have absolutely no regrets.
Nov. 7, 2012

Regardless of Abortion Stance, Most Conservatives and Liberals Are Pro Death

You cannot be pro-life and defend war. You may claim to be anti-abortion, but pro-life is reserved for those who actually defend life.

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Nov. 6, 2012

Who Should I Vote For: Mitt Obama vs Barack Romney, They Are Both the Same

Every time the two fronts of the War Party pretend to compete for the White House, pundits insist that this election is the most important of our lifetime.
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Nov. 1, 2012

China Currency Manipulation: Why US Political Accusations Are Unfounded

China is manipulating their currency, the yuan. But the U.S. is manipulating the dollar, the EU is manipulating the Euro, and Japan manipulates the yen. So what's the big deal?
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Oct. 23, 2012

Who Won the Third Party Presidential Debate: Gary Johnson Runs Away with the Crowd

Tonight at 9:00 pm the third party showdown will take place. Follow along here for conservative/libertarian commentary on the 2012 third party debate
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Oct. 23, 2012

Who Won the Third Party Debate: All Presidential Candidates Are Better Than Obamney

There's a reason the third party debate was not broadcast on network TV. You aren't supposed to know that politicians with character actually exist.