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Dear Netflix, Why are you Racist?

How can we determine if something is racist? One easy way to answer this question is by using Netflix’s title release for their new upcoming series, “Dear White People.” If you were to change the name to Dear Black People, Dear Hispanics or Dear Asians, would you get the feeling…

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Dear Left, Trump is Your Fault Too

Let me start by clarifying a couple points to help keep any leftist reading this from having a panic attack. Do I think Trump has some racist views? Yes. Do I think we have racism in America? Yes, but not to the extent those on the left claim. There’s no…


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Rethinking Israel

I’ve found that when Israel is brought up in conversation, the knee-jerk reaction for many self-proclaimed Libertarians is to rail against the 50-year-old nation. The sentiment towards Israel that pervades your average Libertarian’s thinking is overwhelmingly negative. Now, that’s not entirely uncalled for. What we see in the media is…


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“The Adventures of Robin Hood” – a Libertarian Classic

Although detested by Ayn Rand, Robin Hood is, for my money, one of the classic Libertarian heroes.  Here is a man who gives up the holdings his title affords him and joins ranks with the downtrodden to protest a tyrannical and unjust government.  I have always enjoyed this story in…


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Alaska; A Pioneer for a Sensible Alcohol Policy

On July 6, 2016, Alaska governor Bill Walker took a major leap towards a sensible alcohol policy by signing SB 165 into law. Taking effect on October 4, 2016, this new piece of legislation is positive for Alaskan parents and teenagers, as it lowers drinking penalties in multiple ways for…


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Airbnb: Good for Competition, Great for Consumers

I write this sentence in an Airbnb – the Uber of hotels – but governments across the country want to stop me even though it’s changed my life. Airbnb enables everyday people to rent out a room, couch, or home to strangers on a short-term to mid-term basis. However, some communities…


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How Feminism Ruined Ghostbusters

The reboot to the classic 1984 film Ghostbusters took center stage over the summer, seeking to cash in on the warped cultural authoritarian views growing in today’s society. Its whole premise revolves around a simple yet divisive ideology: that women are virtuous, strong and smart while men are greedy, dumb,…