Monthly Archive: March 2017

Mar 31

Justice Department has been unlawfully recording visits between prisoners and their defense lawyers

One of the most fundamental rights of a prisoner is the right to have candid attorney/client visits protected by the attorney/client privilege. Jails and prisons assure defense lawyers that their visits with inmates will be unrecorded. Lawyers and prisoners commonly wonder (only half-jokingly) if prison facilities are secretly recording their visits. (As the courts have …

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Mar 29

Health care costs have risen 467 % over 3 decades

Crusading newsman John Stossel writes that “[b]ecause there’s no real health care market, costs rose 467 percent over the last three decades.” In fact, 7 in 8 health care dollars are now paid by Medicare, Medicaid or” insurance (which is mostly required and incentivized by government policies). See here. Government subsidies–designed to bring health care …

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Mar 28

Ken Medenbach confirmed as speaker for Las Vegas symposium

Ken Medenbach, the world’s foremost authority on judicial oaths and their impacts on constitutional authority, will give a lecture at Lysander Spooner University’s upcoming April 15 symposium in Las Vegas. Professor Medenbach has spent years studying constitutional history and will inspire and amaze the crowd with his knowledge and insights. Medenbach was one of the …

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Mar 28

Amazing new speaker added for April 15 symposium: Kelli Stewart

Kelli Stewart, Oregon’s most provocative self-help freedom activist, mother of 4, and goat milk proponent, has been confirmed for April 15 at the West Las Vegas Public Library. Kelli will provide an inspiring lecture on contemporary threats to American families and freedom. She will address the startling growth of power among “child protective service” agencies …

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Mar 28

It is the longest winter on record in Maine

Maine is experiencing the longest winter in its history. Never before have parts of Maine been under 12 inches of snow continuously for so long. See here.

Mar 27

Roots, Lamb, and others to speak at Upcoming Lysander Spooner Symposium

The West Las Vegas Public Library will be the setting for an educational symposium on April 15, 2017. The forum has the working title, “Government versus Freedom: Scholars Confront Tyranny.” Dr. Roger Roots, J.D., Ph.D. will speak on “The Evils of Social Security.” LSU Professor of Journalism John Lamb will address the crowd with another …

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Mar 27

FDA requires that all restaurant menus include calorie information, and then defines “menu” to include everything from coupons to sales ads

The diabolical reach of the federal government knows almost no bounds. Recently, the Food and Drug Administration imposed a rule that all restaurant “menus” must include calorie data regarding every product. That rule alone imposed millions of dollars of unnecessary costs on the restaurant industry. (Many restaurants and food chains–such as McDonalds–have long been volunteering …

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Mar 27

Government causes poverty: Massive welfare spending in San Antonio makes people less educated, more desperate

For the past 5 years, the federal government has poured $54 million in government aid into an impoverished neighborhood in San Antonio, Texas. The welfare program has apparently may have set the tiny, 3.5 square mile neighborhood back. The San Antonio Express reports more high school graduates (79.4%) require remedial courses to enter college today …

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Mar 25

Obamacare stands! Republicans again betray the American people

For years, the American people have been voting for Republican politicians upon promises that those politicians would start cutting government. When Republicans occupy one chamber of Congress, they justify their failure to cut government on grounds that Democrats control the OTHER branch. When Republicans control both the House and the Senate, Republicans say they can’t …

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Mar 20

Obamacare has driven up insurance deductibles and cost millions of jobs

Americans have voted overwhelmingly against government over the past several elections. They elected Republicans in droves during the 2010, 2014 and 2016 election cycles upon promises made by such Republicans that they would repeal Obamacare. Studies show that around half of all working Americans are made to pay higher deductibles for medical insurance. Obamacare has …

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