Can You Remain Principled While Being Pragmatic?

The short answer to this question is yes. It is very possible to remain true to the principles of libertarianism while applying a pragmatic approach. The two are not mutually exclusive. However, some candidates and leaders in the Libertarian Party will tell you otherwise. The most telling example is the Libertarian Party Vice Chairman, Arvin … Continue reading Can You Remain Principled While Being Pragmatic?

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An Open Letter to the U.S. House & Senate

Dear Public Servants in the US House and Senate, In a recent Inspector General's report from July 26, 2016, there was 6.5 trillion dollars that the Pentagon could not account for. Yes, that's 6.5 trillion with a T. That's one-third of our current national debt. If a business couldn't account for 6.5 trillion dollars, the … Continue reading An Open Letter to the U.S. House & Senate

Where Cuts Should Come before Not Paying Troops/Vets

The President has threatened to cut troop pay, social security payments, veterans benefits, etc. if he doesn't get his way on the debt ceiling. Let me show you some math on where money should be cut before EVER removing pay from those who need it most: Presidential Salary: $400,000 Vice President Salary: $231,900 Rank and … Continue reading Where Cuts Should Come before Not Paying Troops/Vets