Tag Archives: Nanny State

Constitution Daily: Staff- Happy Days Are Here Again: The 21st Amendment Repeals Prohibition

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: Constitution Daily: Staff- Happy Days Are Here Again: The 21st Amendment Repeals Prohibition If you think the so-called War on Drugs in America goes back to 1971 which is way … Continue reading

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Plato Shrugs: ‘What is Communism Without The Spin?’

Source:The New Democrat “Communism is the most well-known competitor to classical liberalism. As a result, it is no surprise that communism is demonized in classical liberal societies; people don’t want other people trying to drastically change their way of life. … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Elaine Teng- Congress Blocks Washington-DC Marijuana Legalization: Time For Big Government to Butt Out

This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat Plus I’ve lost count how many times Republicans and so-called Conservatives talk about the need for federalism, state and local control, but that as long as states and locals governing what … Continue reading

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Heritage Foundation: Evan Sayet- ‘How Modern Liberals Think’

“HERITAGE FOUNDATION: “How Modern Liberals Think.” Originally from The Heritage Foundation, but that video has since been deleted or blocked on YouTube. As an actual Liberal myself and not someone who just calls myself a Liberal, but someone who actually … Continue reading

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The Hill: Opinion- Judd Gregg- Progressives Play With Words, Truth: What Separates Liberalism From Modern Progressivism

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat When I think of liberalism, I look to the United States Constitution, the Bill of Rights, our Constitutional Amendments. Because that is where the core of liberalism is whether it is. … Continue reading

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Marijuana Policy Project: Charles Krauthammer on Marijuana

Source: Mass Tea Party: FNC’s The O’Reilly Factor- Charles Krauthammer on The War on Drugs I actually disagree with Charles Krauthammer on this, but perhaps not in the way you might think. We tried alcohol prohibition and that didn’t work either. … Continue reading

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The Film Archives: ‘The War on Drugs is a Failure’

Source:The Film Archives– with a humorous look at the War On Drugs. “The War on Drugs is a campaign of prohibition and foreign military aid and military intervention being undertaken by the United States government, with the assistance of participating … Continue reading

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The New Republic: Opinion- Cass R. Sunstein- “Why Paternalism is Our Friend”: Why The Nanny State is Big Government Gone Wild

The New Republic: Opinion- Cass R. Sunstein- Why Paternalism is Our Friend Before I get into what I really want to talk about, I’m going to start this post off with a question. What the hell happened to the New … Continue reading

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Classical Liberal: Dennis Prager’s War on Drugs- How Neoconservatives Have Embraced Progressive Prohibition

Source: FRS FreeState Anytime I hear someone on the right however they define their politics unless they say they are classically conservative or conservative libertarian or just libertarian, say they believe in individual freedom and are against big government, I want … Continue reading

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Associated Press: Raw Video- ‘New York Debates Proposed Ban on Sugary Drinks’

Source:Associated Press– a spokeswoman for Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Independent, New York) Source:FRS FreeState  “New York faced the next step in a bitter battle over large sugary drinks Tuesday, with the soft drink and restaurant industries protesting the mayor’s proposed ban … Continue reading

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