Worst Decision of Judge’s Life: Gun Rights for Individual Americans


Published on May 20, 2019

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Former Supreme Court Associate Justice John Paul Stevens says the worst decision of his life was the court’s DC v. Heller ruling, which recognized the individual right to keep and bear arms. Of course, Stevens voted with the minority in Heller. In a new book, he says he’s still convinced the framers of the Constitution and Bill of Rights meant to protect gun rights only for use in organized militias. Bill Whittle mansplains to Stevens the meaning of a simple English sentence known as the 2nd Amendment. If you think arguments in defense of individual liberty need to be heard far, wide and more often, join the team who funds their creation at https://BillWhittle.com/register/

Property Rights in the 21st Century


Published on Aug 25, 2011

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Timothy Sandefur, Principal Attorney at the Pacific Legal Foundation, discusses how the evolution of law in the United States has affected our property rights. Beginning with discussions of the founding fathers, Timothy describes how our rights, especially property rights, have eroded as a consequence of progressive ideas and judges. To reverse this cycle, Timothy states that we must strengthen the philosophical arguments of private property rights.

 

 

Australian Conservatives Win by Thin Margin


Australia’s center-right government won a surprise victory over the left. Voters backed the center-right government in a slowing economy for another three years and rejecting the opposition’s progressive agenda which has been really pretty out there at times. Despite trailing in most opinion polls for years, Scott Morrison’s Liberal-National coalition won attacking Labor’s pledge to take tougher action on climate change and strip tax perks from wealthy Australians. Many are calling Labour’s loss for its leader Bill Shorten, the shock of all time up there with the loss of Hillary Clinton because the polls just got it wrong again.

Conservatives Celebrate Stunning Win in Australian Elections…


The Australian election was held today; voting is compulsory as everyone over the age 18 is required to vote; turnout was greater than 95%…  and all the media and pollsters are stunned, shocked, jaws-agape, as the conservative coalition has received a stunning, unexpected, unanticipated victory.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has won the election.  Yes Alice, 2019 media in Australia look identical to media in the U.S. circa November 2016.

The economy, immigration and push-back against the insufferable climate-change nonsense appear to be the top issues that led to Morrison’s surprising win.  None of the pollsters or media saw it coming.  The BBC are stunned:

BBC – […] The final result of the election may not be known for some hours, but with more than 70% of votes counted the [Conservative] Coalition has won, or is ahead in, 74 seats in its quest for a 76-seat majority, with Labor on just 66 seats.

[…] Try finding someone who says they saw this result coming.

For well over two years, the coalition has trailed behind Labor in the opinion polls, and the assumption had been it would be Labor’s turn to govern.

But somehow Scott Morrison managed to turn things around at the 11th hour – and he did it largely on his own.

With some of his cabinet colleagues considered too toxic to appear in public on the campaign trail, ScoMo made this election about him, and his ability to be the trustworthy, daggy-dad Australia needed.  (read more)

Labor leader Bill Shorten , who has led Labor since it lost office in 2013, conceded defeat and congratulated Morrison.  Shorten’s losing moonbat platform was centered on creating a “fairer society”, similar to the social justice movement in the far-left U.S. Democrat party.

The labor movement planned to increase taxes on the wealthy and bring social justice demands to central government.  Their agenda was counting on strong support from college-aged students and climate change activists.  However, the majority of Australians saw the predictable economic damage that was certain from the proposals to raise taxes and institute the Australian version of the Green New Deal.

Australian left-wing media is going bananas….

The progressive movement is crying in the streets.

Sidewalk Chalk Communists: UCLA Kids Rebel Against Paradise


Published on May 16, 2019

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Communist party members at UCLA rage against the capitalist machine with sidewalk chalk on the edge of sylvan academia. Bill Whittle, Stephen Green and Scott Ott have great sport with these naive revolutionaries. Join the team that makes these videos: https://BillWhittle.com/register/

 

15% Credit Card Cap: Bernie & AOC Attack Loan Sharks in 3-Piece Suits


Published on May 14, 2019

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Presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) propose a 15% cap on credit card and consumer loan interest rates — an attack on what they call loan sharks in 3-piece suits. Will this resonate with the American voter who’s deep in high-interest debt? Is this the way to make democratic-socialism palatable? Bill Whittle takes the unpopular position that the individual is personally responsible for his commitments. Speaking the truth even when it hurts, Bill Whittle Now comes five times per week thanks to the Members who make it. Join us today at https://BillWhittle.com/register/

 

Capt. America Throwback: New U.S. Army Uniform Recalls World War II


Published on May 10, 2019

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The new U.S. Army uniform is a near replica of the World War II version. Can the Army meet its recruitment quotas of teen millennials with a throwback image from the Greatest Generation? Bill Whittle thinks the it’s brilliant. There’s a place you can go to think, and unburden your mind, and share the fellowship of liberty-lovers like you. It’s a place of reasoned thought, civil discourse, and great humor. There you find like-minded folks who put their commitment where their convictions live. If you enjoy this video, you’re going to love being part of the team that produces it at https://BillWhittle.com

1 Free Market Economics: Charity vs. Taxation – What is the Difference? Extended Cut – Learn Liberty


Published on Jul 30, 2015

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Free Market Economics: What is the difference between paying a tax and donating to a charity? Many Americans support charities ranging from the American Red Cross to PETA, but is it moral to make others donate to a charity of your choice? Learn more at: http://www.learnliberty.org/ Rob Gressis, a professor of philosophy, went on campus at California State University – Northridge, to ask students two questions on philosophy: Is it moral to force others to give to the cause of your choice? Is it moral for the government to force others to give to the cause of your choice? Do you think it is ethical for individuals or the government to force you to donate to a charity? Watch the video and let us know your thoughts on the relationship between free will, philanthropy, and taxes in the comments below. ►Learn More The Morality of Taxation (video): Eamonn Butler discusses the morality of taxation, which he wrote about for the Taxpayers’ Alliance’s report, The Single Income Tax. http://www.adamsmith.org/blog/tax-spe… The Interactive Great American Taxing Game: Intro (video): Play the interactive game with your host, Professor Art Carden, and answer the age old question: Who Should Be Taxed? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qHr-m… Is Fixing Inequality A Matter of Justice? (video):This Learn Liberty-sponsored debate presents arguments for and against more government assistance to help the poor in the United States. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RTVhg… What Can Adam Smith Teach Us About Tax Policy (article): Evaluate our current tax system against the famous economist’s four maxims of taxation for public funding. http://www.libertarianism.org/publica…http://LearnLiberty.orghttp://youtube.com/user/LearnLibertyhttp://twitter.com/LearnLibertyhttp://google.com/+LearnLibertyhttp://facebook.com/LearnLiberty

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Public Choice Theory: Why Government Often Fails


Published on Oct 9, 2017

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Governments don’t work the way most people think they do. Public choice theory explores how voters, politicians, and bureaucrats actually make decisions. Prof. Antony Davies explains.

Victor Davis Hanson Questions Obama’s Political Past


Published on Oct 31, 2008

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Complete video at: http://fora.tv/2008/10/20/Victor_Davi… Conservative columnist and Hoover Institution Senior Fellow Victor Davis Hanson discusses several accusations regarding Barack Obama’s political career. —– Victor Davis Hanson discusses Obama, Palin, and the Culture Wars. This event was part of the Hoover Institution’s Fall Retreat 2008. Victor Davis Hanson is a Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University, a professor emeritus at California University, Fresno, and a nationally syndicated columnist for Tribune Media Services. He is also the Wayne & Marcia Buske Distinguished Fellow in History, Hillsdale College, where he teaches each fall courses in military history and classical culture. He was a full-time farmer before joining CSU Fresno, in 1984 to initiate a classics program. In 1991, he was awarded an American Philological Association Excellence in Teaching Award, which is given yearly to the country’s top undergraduate teachers of Greek and Latin. Hanson has written for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times, International Herald Tribune, New York Post, National Review, Washington Times, Commentary, The New Republic, Claremont Review of Books, American Heritage, Policy Review, Wilson Quarterly, Weekly Standard, Daily Telegraph, and has been interviewed often on National Public Radio, PBS Newshour, the Hugh Hewitt Show, and C-Span’s BookTV. He serves on the editorial board of Arion, the Military History Quarterly, and City Journal. Since 2001, has written a weekly column for National Review Online, and in 2004, began his syndicated column for Tribune Media Services. In 2006, he began writing a blog for Pajamas Media, Works and Days.

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