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Root: The Strike – As Ayn Rand Predicted

As Ayn Rand Predicted, the Wealthy are Going on Strike Against Obama.

By Wayne Allyn Root, Former Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee and creator of ROOTforAmerica.com

The U.S. economy is crumbling. Businesses are collapsing in record numbers. Jobs have disappeared. Tax revenues are down dramatically. Coincidence?

Everything happening today under Obama resembles the storyline of Ayn Rand’s famous book, Atlas Shrugged, one of the most popular books of all time, selling over 7 million copies.… Read more ...

Canadian Green faces fines & jail time for refusing to fill out census long form

Gregg Jocoy at Green Party Watch:

Patty Winsa, a staff reporter at The Star, reports that Sandra Finley, 61, was found guilty of not filling out her long-form census from 2006. Finley is a former leader of the Saskatchewan Green Party, and faces both jail time and fines for violating Section 31 of the Statistics Act.… Read more ...

New in the public discourse: Are Jedi Knights Libertarian or Socialist?

(excerpt from) The Atlantic Wire
Are Jedi Knights Libertarian or Socialist?

by Max Fisher on July 26, 2010

Most political journalists are also nerds, so it was probably only a matter of time until someone started debating the politics of Star Wars. This particular discussion started when an official with the Canadian prime minister’s office sent out a press release announcing that the forthcoming national census would be optional.

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Census Employee Takes Issue With Bob Barr’s Statements

Bob Barr recently wrote an article, which we reported on here, which stated that census workers could enter your home or apartment without your permission if you were not home at the time that they came by. Sandy Smith, a currently employee of the Census Bureau, takes issue with Barr’s statements.… Read more ...

Bob Barr: Census workers can enter your apartment in your absence

2008 Libertarian Party Presidential candidate (and 2010 national convention keynote speaker) Bob Barr writes in the Atlanta Journal-Constitution:

Thousands of census workers, including many temporary employees, are fanning out across America to gather information on the citizenry. This is a process that takes place not only every decade in order to complete the constitutionally-mandated census; but also as part of the continuing “American Community Survey” conducted by the Census Bureau on a regular basis year in and year out.… Read more ...

Libertarians oppose census questions

Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Libertarians oppose census questions

WASHINGTON – Libertarian Party (LP) Chairman William Redpath released the following statement today regarding the 2010 census:

“The Libertarian Party believes that the federal government’s current census procedures are unconstitutional, unnecessary, and too expensive. We believe that the census is constitutionally limited to collecting only one piece of information about each residence: the number of persons living in it.… Read more ...