Tag Archive: Roger Roots

Oct 23

U.S. Life Expectancy Declining under Cradle-to-Grave Government

by Roger Roots, founder of Lysander Spooner University Governments want their subjects sick, weak, scared and dependent. Every generation of Americans has seen its life expectancy improve. Until now. A new Bloomberg News report finds that Today’s Americans are retiring later, dying sooner and sicker in-between. Social Security alone has incentivized millions of Americans to …

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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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May 22

Added Course: “Government’s War on the Poor: the Lesson of Lysander Spooner’s American Mail Company”

Government masquerades as a protector and defender of the poor. Nothing could be further from the truth. Government’s worldwide are the greatest promoter of impoverishment, starvation and suffering for the world’s poorest. Mostly governments keep people poor by imposing legal barriers and licensing schemes upon poor people–which prevent poor people from launching rewarding careers. During …

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May 22

Seminar next week in Orlando, Florida: “Fully Informed Juries”

LSU President Roger Roots will be a featured speaker at the upcoming Libertarian Party National Convention in Orlando, Florida. Roots will be lecturing on the topic of jury nullification. The Libertarian Party National Convention will be held from Friday, May 27, through Monday, May 30, 2016 (Memorial Day), with special committee meetings, candidate and activist …

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May 04

We are having an impact: the government has already begun removing links to its ‘Glacier Park glaciers disappearing’ sites

by Dr. Roger Roots, founder of Lysander Spooner University. In the fall of 2015 I offered a bet of $5,000 if the glaciers at Glacier National Park disappear by 2030 (as predicted in all GNP signage, pamphlets, films and publications). See here. As of yet, no one has taken me up on my bet. The …

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Nov 12

DID EXXON DIRECTORS SPEND MONEY ON CLIMATE SKEPTIC RESEARCH? IF THEY DIDN’T, IT WOULD HAVE BEEN IRRESPONSIBLE

By Roger I. Roots, J.D., Ph.D., Founder, Lysanderspooneruniversity.com Those who promote manmade-global-warming hysteria cheered last week when the attorney general of New York announced that he was investigating Exxon to determine if Exxon has spent money to fund research by climate-change skeptics. The move followed a trendy notion that there is something improper about energy …

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Sep 24

EPA spends millions on high-end luxury office furnishings

by Roger Roots All of us know that government officials love to pad their government temples of power with gleaming marble, oak and precious metals. I remember the first time I ever argued a case at the U.S. 8th Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis. Upon first seeing the government building, I almost vomited …

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