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Broke the Koch Brothers' Takeover of America

Be libertarian one time? Is that the same thing as "What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas"?


Author’s note: I wrote this brief dispatch about my run-in with libertarian pro-marijuana activist/former judge James P. Gray back in March of 2011. But the piece disappeared into the black void of my computer hard-drive, and I forgot all about it—until now. I’m glad the text turned up, because Judge Gray’s sleazy efforts to bring lefties and progressives into the Libertarian Party fold under the innocuous banner of pot legalization is much more relevant today than it was 2011. After all, Judge Gray is now the running mate of Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson is using the weed wedge issue to siphon off votes from Obama.  —YL


November 3rd, 2012 | Comments (68)

The Reagan Revolution For Dummies: This Graph Shows Just When The Class War Started, And How Many Prisoners It's Taken

I’ve heard from more than a few people who get all hot under the collar when I say that the whole class war against America started under Reagan. This graph pretty much says it all: it was Reagan who saw…

March 23rd, 2009 | Comments (39)

It’s happened to all of us at least once; out late at night, drunk, carrying a hundred bucks or so, and suddenly stopped by a couple of hulking cops and asked for documents. You don’t have them with you, so…

April 24th, 1997 | Comments (1)