Meet The Corrupt, Serial-Marrying, Tree-Hugging Femme Fatale Who Brought Down Oregon’s Governor

Eric Owens The Daily Caller 2/14/2015

By now, you may know that disgraced Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber, a Democrat, was brought low this week by a scandal concerning his fiancée’s dealings with green energy groups.

You may not be aware, however, of exactly the extent to which Kitzhaber’s fiancée, Cylvia Hayes, is a corrupt, serial-marrying […]

Holder position on pot and banks could end up entrapping gun owners

David Codrea Gun Rights Examiner 1/26/2014

…even though medical marijuana is legal in some states, and recreational marijuana is legal in Colorado, ATF does not recognize that for enforcement purposes against persons prohibited from owning a gun.

“[A]ny person who uses or is addicted to marijuana, regardless of whether his or her State has passed […]

Seven Pieces of Good News for Freedom in 2013

Highlights from an eventful year.

Ed Krayewski, Jesse Walker, Jim Epstein, J.D. Tuccille, Scott Shackford & Matthew Feeney Reason Magazine 12/31/2013

Nick Gillespie and Matt Welch’s The Declaration of Independents, published in 2011, provides a hopeful outlook for the future of freedom, a vision of how libertarian politics can fix America’s problems. How did 2013 […]

40,000 New State Laws Take Effect in 2014

Becket Adams The Blaze 12/30/2013

As 2013 comes to a close, we turn our attention to 2014 and the nearly 40,000 news laws written by state legislatures set to take effect in the United States next year.

From regulations involving “lemon pets” to take-home placentas, 2014 looks like it will be […]

GE Capital Cuts Off Lending to Gun Stores Citing Sandy Hook

Awr Hawkins Big Government 24 Apr 2013

General Electric’s financial wing, GE Capital, is “quietly” cutting ties with gun stores. The financial group is sending notices to gun stores letting them know ties are being severed and funds will no longer be available for lending.

GE Capital says this action is in response to […]

Soros says gold safe haven no more, but sees cbank support

Reuters 4/8/2013

Institutional investor George Soros said gold has been destroyed as a safe-haven asset, but expects continued central bank buying to support prices, the South China Morning Post reported.

“Gold was destroyed as a safe haven, proved to be unsafe. Because of the disappointment, most people are reducing their holdings of gold,” Soros told […]