Archive | July, 2017

Familial Ties and Political Triage: The Russian Meeting Highlights The True Cost Of Nepotism

17 Jul


donald_trump_president-elect_portrait_croppedEric Trump once dismissed objections to his father’s use of nepotism by saying that “nepotism is kind of a fact of life.”  That is true. It is also a part of presidential history, but it is not a good part.  I have long been a critic of nepotism in government.  What is interesting is how costly the practice can be.  The current controversy involving Donald Trump Jr. and Jared Kushner are illustrative of those costs.  Absent the family connection, neither Trump Jr. nor Kushner would likely have been able to avoid a separation from the White House (as was the case with Manafort and Flynn).  Instead, Trump has had to double down and his defenders belittle the fact that Donald Jr. not only took the bait of this meeting but said that he would “love” to get information directly from the Russian government to help in the election.  As…

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Libertarian calendar for July 2017

14 Jul

July 4
Centreville, VA

Get ready for the 46th National Fourth of July Soirée at Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, Virginia.  Register for free today!

Join your local conservative community for the best family party of the year!  Come enjoy free delicious barbeque, a bluegrass band, patriotic speakers, and fun for the kids.

When:  11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
Where:  Bull Run Regional Park in Centreville, VA
What:  Barbeque, bluegrass music, patriotic speakers, and fun for the kids
Bring:  A side dish to share.  It’s Soireé tradition!

July 6
Washington, D.C.

Leadership Institute happy hour
6:30 pm

Blackfinn Ameripub – DC

1620 I Street Northwest, Washington, District of Columbia 20006

July 6
Bemus Point, NY

Bemus Point, NY

Chatauqua Libertarian party meetup
6:30 pm



14 Main Street, P O Box 633, Bemus Point, New York 14712


July 7
Washington, D.C.
Liberty on the rocks
7 pm
7th Street NW

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7 Jul

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6 Jul

Mark Hamill vs. Autographed Memorabilia: The Revenge of the Dark Side

3 Jul

Milo Yiannopoulos Hates Feminism

2 Jul