Tag Archives: Personal Freedom

The Rubin Report: Dave Rubin- What is a Classical Liberal?

Source: The New Democrat I’ve been asked many times in the past what are my politics. I’m been accused ( if you want to put it that way ) of being a Libertarian or some other right-winger especially on social … Continue reading

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The Rubin Report: Dave Rubin Interviewing Nadine Strossen- Free Speech & Personal Liberty

Source: The New Democrat This debate about liberty versus equality as if that is a real choice which it isn’t and I’ll get into that later, reminds me of a speech that longtime Chicago University Economics Professor Milton Friedman, who described … Continue reading

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Inside Edition: Ali Rosen- Legendary Chef and Traveler Anthony Bourdain Dies At 61: The Man Who Saw and Lived The World

Source: The New Democrat When I first heard about Anthony Bourdain’s show Parts Unknown coming to CNN in 2013 or 14, I thought this was another one of those so-called reality TV shows where the lead character is some loudmouth … Continue reading

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Reason Magazine: Nick Gillespie Interviewing Nadine Strossen- ‘Fight Hate Speech With More Speech, Not Censorship’

Source: The New Democrat To paraphrase USA Today political columnist and CNN political analyst Kirsten Powers, I’m a free speech nut. Meaning I don’t put many limits on what free Americans can say about anything in America or anywhere else. … Continue reading

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The Economist: Liberalism- Where Did it Come From and Are its Days Numbered?

Source: The New Democrat On this overcast, ugly, cool Memorial Day in the nations capital just outside of Washington, I thought as we celebrate as a country the lives of the people who died for our freedom, I would explain … Continue reading

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Firing Line With William F. Buckley- U.S. Senator Barry Goldwater: The Future of Conservatism, From 1966

Source: The New Democrat What I’m going to do with this piece is explain what conservatism is in the political sense which is conservatism at it’s core and what it isn’t. As well as other political factions that use the … Continue reading

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The Atlantic: David Frum- ‘When Gun Owners Become Hypocritical Hippies’

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat I never thought I word here gun owners and hippies, in the the same sentence. Hard to imagine a peace-loving hippie who perhaps the only goal that they have in … Continue reading

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