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Cato Institute Celebrates Ed Clark’s 90th Birthday

David Boaz of the Cato Institute wrote the following article celebrating the 90th birthday of 1980 Libertarian Party presidential nominee Ed Clark.  Clark, an attorney who turns 90 on May 4, received 1.06 percent of the popular vote in 1980; the highest percentage for a Libertarian presidential nominee until Gary Johnson received 3.28 percent in 2016. Read more ...

Playboy Covers FreedomFest

playboy_bunny_logo_30242In an article titled: Are Libertarians Crazy Cultists Who Should Be Drowned: Playboy Investigates, author Joe Donatelli, playboy.com’s Sex & Culture Editor, provides one of the more light-hearted and detailed articles about last week’s FreedomFest in Las Vegas.

Among those he interviewed at the event are Carla Gericke of The Free State ProjectLaurie Rice of The Atlas SocietyElise Thompson of the Foundation for Economic Education, Naomi Brockwell (who goes by the handle Bitcoin Girl), David Boaz, Executive Vice President of the Cato Institute.  Read more ...

Red Phillips: The “Libertarian” Cato Institute Defends NSA Snooping?

Published June 17, 2013 on The Conservative Heritage Times website. Red Phillips is an IPR contributor and paleoconservative activist and writer. 

You can’t make this stuff up.

The defense of the NSA program by these two authors is of particular note because of the authors’ affiliation with the Cato Institute that describes itself as “dedicated to the principles of individual liberty, limited government, free markets and peace” and having a “strict respect for civil liberties and skepticism about the benefits of both the welfare state and foreign military adventurism.”

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LP Monday Message: Atlas Shrugged, Stossel, scholarships

From a “Monday Message” blog post at LP.org on March 28, 2011:

The movie “Atlas Shrugged: Part 1” will be opening on April 15. View comments from Libertarian Terry Floyd.

The Libertarian National Committee will be meeting during the weekend of April 15-17 in the Washington, DC area, and members plan to attend the opening night of the movie.

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