Month: September 29, 2012

Sep 29,2012

You Can’t Just Walk Away From Government Bullies

Government Bullies: How Everyday Americans Are Being Harassed, Abused, and Imprisoned by the Feds. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY). New York: Center Street, 2012. 280 pp. Most Americans have read or...

Sep 28,2012

Profile in Liberty: Lori Sanders

Being a working mom is hard- Lori Sanders; a native of Georgia and Alumni of Mercer College offers insight on how to have a thriving professional life and a stable...

Sep 27,2012

In Defense of Ayn Rand’s Non-Atomistic Individualism

James Joseph argues in “Ayn Rand’s Paradox” that Rand’s “defense of individual freedom provides a self-defeating apologia for the American welfare state.” Mr. Joseph’s essay takes the communitarian view that,...

Sep 27,2012

AFF Video: Working on Capitol Hill

“I’m very suspicious of people who think they know where they will be in 10 years. You have to be flexible” “The best hires are folks who can hit the...

Sep 26,2012

Turkey’s Erdogan Is No Jeffersonian Ideal

When talking about democracy in the Middle East, Turkey is typically held up as the shining example of how it can be done. On the surface, Turkey is that model....

Sep 26,2012

Profiles in Liberty: David Boaz

In Washington DC, libertarians have long been outsiders, working hard to fight big-government policies despite meager representation in the two main parties. Fortunately, organizations like the Cato Institute have made...