Category Archives: Blog

My candidacy for the Libertarian Party’s Rules & Bylaws Committee

The Libertarian National Committee is currently taking applications for a variety of committees relating to the 2020 national convention. The Platform Committee, the Credentials Committee, and the one I’m applying for, the Rules & Bylaws committee. The LNC will be choosing 10 party members to serve on the committee, and no more than 5 can […]

Biden’s VP Dilemma

Over at Knappster, Thomas Knapp and his brother muse on the prospects of who Joe Biden would pick as his Vice-Presidential running mate (presuming that he is the nominee for the democrats. There’s been some chatter about her running for president, but that seems unlikely. We’ve already seen what happens to former first ladies who get […]

Supreme Court term limits?

I forget how I came across it, but I was recently engrossed in [this article about term limits for the Supreme Court, “A Better System for Appointing Justices to the U.S. Supreme Court” by Andrew Johnson.][1]

[1]: https://medium.com/@andrjohn751/a-better-system-for-putting-judges-on-the-u-s-supreme-court-bce9962ef0eb

I have some detailed thoughts on it,

Student IDs and security

Recently, Dave Mark at The Loop commented on the news that many colleges would be enabling digital student IDs on Apple Wallet on iPhones and Apple Watches: As recently as a few years ago, a large number of colleges used a student’s social security number as their student ID and, even worse, printed those numbers […]

OM’s own blog rebirth, and the personal platform.

Om Malik is also redesigning his blog… and reinvesting in the medium of blogging: The redesign is not just visual. Instead, it reflects my desire to rekindle my love for the only form of writing that makes sense to me: blogging. … … it allows me to fully capture what is going on in my […]

Cult vs Cult

One cult: You are not allowed to criticize dear leader. Other cult: Criticism of him does not count unless you join our cult. @AG_Conservative on Twitter on Jan 2, 2019

Civility [no-bullshit]: Penn Jillette

As the frustration with Trump boils with many accross the country, a touch of perspective is needed lest the outrage defeat the purpose of opposing Trump’s agenda. But how to communicate that to those who have gone so far as to brand all opponents (and sometimes those who aren’t oppesed enough for their tastes) as […]

Quote of the Day

… from Scott Shackford at Reason Magazine So what I would recommend to anybody calling for an alliance between libertarians and the left (regardless of whichever side is making the call) is not look at Trump as some particularly remarkably bad outlier and anomaly (though he is certainly giving every sign he’s going to be […]