Category Archive: Research Projects

Lysander Spooner University's Ongoing Research Projects

Sep 12

Join us this coming weekend for our 3rd annual Glacier National Park glacier research project!

Lysander Spooner University will again meet at Glacier National Park this coming weekend, Friday September 15 through Sunday September 17, 2017 for our annual glacier research project. Each year since 2015, we have sought to visit, measure and photograph the glaciers at Glacier National Park at their lowest points. Government websites associated with the National …

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Sep 12

Government failure: U.S. companies enforce their own rights in the global market

Interesting column by Steve Sherman. It seems a U.S. company, CoStar, was allegedly the victim of theft by a competitor named Xceligent. CoStar manages websites with information and photos of real estate properties for sale or rent. The company spends millions annually obtaining information and graphics. CoStar found that Xceligent was stealing its pics and …

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Jun 27

“Terror in Cyberspace!”: Lysander Spooner University Launches New Research Project

Lysander Spooner University is announcing a new research project: “Terror in Cyberspace.” For two decades, government trusters and the “national security” state have been trumpeting the alleged danger that “terrorists” will take over the internet (or parts of the internet) and then will do such things as destroy or disrupt America’s power grid or other …

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Jun 23

September 16 and 17 announced for Our Annual Glacier-Chasing Festival at Glacier National Park!

In 2015, Lysander Spooner University launched its ambitious glacier-chasing research project, aimed at keeping and maintaining accurate images of some of the glaciers and permanent snowfields in Montana and surrounding states. Government websites frequently post images of certain glaciers in Glacier National Park from yesteryear . . . next to more recent images of the …

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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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Nov 12

LYSANDER SPOONER UNIVERSITY GLACIER CHASING 2016

Summer 2016 has come and gone in the Rocky Mountains, and the glaciers are still here. (We have heard no news that any long-existing glacier melted away this year despite repeated governmental pronouncements that Summer 2016 was the ‘hottest ever.’) Here are some shots of Lysander Spooner University glacier chasing expeditions in 2016. Join us …

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Aug 08

Government experts now claiming glaciers at GNP are melting faster than predicted!

Throughout Glacier National Park there are signs, posters and statements predicting that all of GNP’s glaciers will disappear by around 2030. The government films and flyers provided at GNP also make this claim. A new government website–published by the U.S. Geological Survey–now suggests this (2030) prediction is too conservative: A computer-based climate model predicts that …

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Aug 06

Our annual research trip to Glacier National Park: weekend of September 9-11

The average date of first freeze in East Glacier, Montana falls around September 13. Around this date every year, summer melting begins to cease and snow and ice tend to start growing again in the Glacier Park area. Last year, Lysander Spooner University launched our climate change glacier-chasing research project. We aim to photograph and …

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Jul 30

Save these dates! Campaign Finance Lectures, Glacier Chasing Expeditions

We are now in mid-summer. A few upcoming dates for LSU events: Weekend of September 9-11, 2016: LSU’s annual glacier hunting trip to Glacier National Park! September 12, 2016: Lecture and discussion of campaign finance reform, Missoula Public Library 6:30

May 15

Next weekend: Join us for a trek into Montana’s Crazy Mountains to ‘chase ice’

In 2016, Lysander Spooner University will embark on a series of research trips aimed at studying glacier in Montana and the greater Yellowstone region. Join us this coming Saturday at the sidewalk in front of the ‘MT Cup’ coffee shop in Livingston, Montana at around 8:00 a.m.. After introductions, we will caravan to the nearby …

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