Tag: libertarians

Here Is Your Fun New Oklahoma GOP Candidate Who Would Like To Murder The Gays With Rocks

Have you guys heard about our new favorite -- and by "favorite" we mean WHAT THE HELL, DUDE -- state legislature candidate? Meet Scott Esk, a Republican running for office in Oklahoma. Scott would be just your run-of-the-mill semi-ginger...

Heroic Koch Brothers Save Nashville From Dystopian Nightmare Of Rapid Transit

Here's some welcome news! In addition to fighting to keep America safe from the nightmare of health insurance, sending out fishwives to scream at cute-milquetoast MSNBC hosts, and bringing rightwing lunacy to improvisational comedy, it would appear that the...

Derp Roundup: Your Weekly Cornucopia Of Creeps & Crazies

Welcome to another edition of Derp Roundup, the weekly feature where we take a good stiff metaphorical cleaning tool to our browser tabs, collect the stories that are too stupid to ignore altogether but not enough to deserve a...

Why Not Six Californias, For Freedom, Laughs?

According to a report by a state legislative analyst, it would be feasible to split California into six smaller states, although the process would be complicated. The news was reportedly received with great excitement by supporters of a proposed...

World Savior Ron Paul’s Media Empire Is Born In Lowly Internet Teevee Thing

Libertarian yard leprechaun Ron Paul retired from Congress in January after three attempts at the presidency and exactly one bill passed of the 464 he sponsored in the House. Many who noticed his vacancy wondered, how could this void...

Rand Paul Will Work With Jesus To Help You Cling To Your Guns

While the species of libertarian fanboy known as the Paultard will strenuously argue that Paul brand politics are different from those of garden variety wild-eyed Republicans, it is becoming clear that the young prince of Pauldom (Rand Paul) is...

Will Tax-Dodging Shakespeare Become The New Ayn Rand?

New research on William Shakespeare indicates that in addition to writing bloody soap operas, the playwright was also a fairly successful entrepreneur in Stratford-upon-Avon who invested in grain, made loans, and dodged taxes like a boss. While it remains...

Go Galt In Detroit’s Centrally Planned Puerto Rico For Rich Jerks

Sitting in the middle of the Detroit River is Belle Isle, one of the nation's finest urban public parks. It was designed by Frederick Law Olmsted of Central Park fame. Unfortunately, Belle Isle isn't in the best condition right...

Andrew Sullivan Wants To Know Why Women Americans Don’t Want To Overturn The Civil Rights Act, Endorse Fetal Personhood

Andrew Sullivan apparently has a lot of time on his hands, so he is currently chewing on one of life's great mysteries, namely, why libertarians are mostly male. You would think that the answer to this question would be...

Live, Work And Play In New Development For You And All Your Idaho Militia Friends!

Any second now there will be zombies and tidal waves and brown people climbing up on your roof and eating your virgin daughter's brains. What should you do? Where should you go? Why not live out these trying times...

Ron Paul Jabbers At Nation One Last Time: Let’s Break Up America, For Weed

Does Dr. Professor Congressman Ron Paul count as one of our "pantheon of fallen heroes"? No, because he has chosen to leave Congress voluntarily, which means that he is Undefeated, forever. The fact that he is using his...

Stupid Hurricane ‘Victims,’ Let Fox News’ John Stossel Explain Why It Is Awesome To Price Gouge You

Now that Chris Christie has dared to show what used to be the standard amount of deference and respect due to the office of the president, the right wing has pounced on him like Rush Limbaugh on a Dominican...

Comment Of The Day: Libertarian Sexts Edition

What is liberty? Where does the freedom to eat your neighbor's cat intersect with, er, your neighbor's cat? No one can ever know. It is ineffable and unknowable, like fuckin' God, man! But we can know about commenter Nesnora's date...

What We Learned From The Nice Libertarian Fellows At 1:30 In The Morning In A Detroit Hotel Bar

We tricked you! The nice Libertarian fellows in the Detroit hotel bar at 1:30 in the morning were not nice at all! They were stupid fucking idiots! But we learned a lot from them anyway, like so: * Al Gore...

This Smug Sex Mannequin Is The Official Libertarian Mascot

Don't know how, don't know why, but last night your Wonkette found itself in the bathroom of Reason magazine HQ, during a John Stossel book event, staring down this pantsless mannequin that all libertarians molest all day, maybe. "Salutations,...

Koch Brothers Sue Their Own Crown Jewel Think Tank

The Cato Institute, originally conceived as the Charles Koch Foundation in 1974, is the proud upper-crust luxury hotel for all of DC's most erudite corporate libertarians, as well as Glenn Greenwald. It is a popular vehicle for right-wing economic...