Tag Archives: Center for a Stateless Society

Thomas Knapp: Copyright Nazis. Literally.

Found on Thomas Knapp’s Facebook Page
Published to Thomas Knapp’s blog Kn@ppster

“You will never get the crowd to cry Hosanna until you ride into town on an ass.” — Nietzsche

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Copyright Nazis. Literally.

As I write this, the Center for a Stateless Society’s web site is down, as is the web site of its partner group, Students for a Stateless Society (S4SS), active on numerous campuses around the world.… Read more ...

Only 29% of US Population (42% of registered voters) Participated in 2010 Mid-Term Elections

Posted by Darcy Richardson at Uncovered Politics:

ST. LOUIS, Nov. 4 — According to the Associated Press, 90 million Americans — only 42% of registered voters — pulled the lever for a congressional candidate on Tuesday. That’s just a hair under 29% of the US population of 310.6 million.

“So much for the consent of the governed,” says Thomas L.… Read more ...

Tom Knapp: ‘Iced Tea: The Unsweetened Truth About Tuesday’s Elections’

Posted at Center for a Stateless Society by Tom Knapp. Knapp was formerly involved as a candidate for office and party officer in the Libertarian Party as well as the Boston Tea Party (the latter of which he founded). He has since disavowed electoral politics and is currently promoting the Ⓧ2012 project to organize deliberate non-voters.Read more ...

Tom Knapp: ‘Confessions of an Increasingly Skeptical Libertarian Partyarch’

Posted by Tom Knapp at c4ss.org. In addition to writing for IPR and numerous other places, Knapp is: Chair, St. Louis County (Missouri) Libertarian Central Committee; Appointed Libertarian federal officeholder (Selective Service System); Five-time Missouri Libertarian candidate for Congress, state legislature and local office. The views expressed are his own, not IPR’s.Read more ...

Tom Knapp: “States’ Rights” Are Statist Rubbish

Posted by Thomas Knapp at Center for a Stateless Society:

Most examinations of the doctrine of “states’ rights” are constitutional in scope. That is, they consider the meaning, import and impact of the term in light of the 10th Amendment. In order to get to where I’m going with this look at “states’ rights,” we’re going to have to walk over some explanatory constitutional ground, but let me warn you in advance to put on your best hiking boots … we’re going to venture all the way out the other side of that ground and into some very different territory before we’re done.… Read more ...

Tom Knapp: ‘Rocket Men: The “Missile Defense” Con Game’

Posted by Thomas Knapp at Center for a Stateless Society:

According to Joseph Cirincione of the Ploughshares Fund — addressing the subject of missile defense on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Show Thursday — “President Bush was promoting a technology that doesn’t work against a threat that doesn’t exist.”

The policy in question was a plan to place ten “interceptors” in Poland, and a radar installation to control them in the Czech Republic.… Read more ...