Monthly Archives October 2016

Blunts Not Chumps: No on 205

The “Yes on 205” people are trying hard to make everyone believe its opponents are establishment busybodies who want to regulate personal choices. But all the “No on 205” people I know are principled opponents of the drug war who want to see a proposal that returns the market in recreational products to the people rather than the crony cartels, sets everybody free not just pot smokers, and is retroactive to those currently incarcerated or carrying lifelong felonies that deny them access to housing, employment, public benefits and civil rights like voting and self-defense. Don’t be fooled by the “Yes
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Pragmatic Is As Pragmatic Does

The notorious Clayton Hunt has a brilliant write up over at Liberty Hangout today: [W]e should pursue a principled message with a pragmatic strategy, a truly pragmatic strategy. We should focus on the state and local races, both partisan races, and non-partisan. We should embrace the libertarian label and ideology, and build a set of victories that we can take back to those who ask what the Libertarian Party has done. This really highlights one of my personal priorities of pushing back the narrative that says watering down the libertarian message is a pragmatic thing to do. That assertion is demonstrably false!!
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