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150% Pay Raise

Arkansas Pay Raise

Arkansans to get a 150% salary increase. Oh wait… that’s for Arkansas Legislators. Meanwhile household incomes in our state are down 5%. Call the Independent Citizens Commission TODAY to stop this outrage! (501) 682-1866  

Arkansas Tricksters

Stop Phony Crony Pay Grab

Are people in Arkansas as stupid as their legislators think? Last November, legislators tricked enough voters to narrowly pass Issue 3. I’ve addressed before the measure’s dishonest ballot language, mis-identifying a doubling of allowed terms as the “setting of term limits.” And about a much-ballyhooed gift ban that has proven

An Argument in Favor of Term Limits

“As a lobbyist, I was completely against term limits, and I know a lot of people are against term limits, and I was one of the leaders, because why? As a lobbyist, once you buy a congressional office, you don’t have to re-buy that office in six years, right?” —JACK

What one man cannot morally do…

“We hold that what one man cannot morally do, a million men cannot morally do, and government, representing many millions of men, cannot do.” —ALBERT JAY NOCK Shared ideas matter. Please pass this along to friends. Get a high-resolution screensaver of this image. Click on the thumbnail picture below to open a large version

Free Trade, Tolerance and Cooperation…

Free trade, tolerance and cooperation will lead inevitably to peace and prosperity. Envy, theft and redistribution will lead inevitably to ruin. Shared ideas matter! Please pass these along to friends! Get high-resolution screensavers of these images. Click on the images below to open large versions that you can download.    

Net Neutrality Lunacy

“The very same government that couldn’t even build a functional website and leaked massive amounts of personal data while doing it just took over the entire Internet. And people everywhere are telling me that places like Amazon (a company that can deliver almost anything to my door within 24 hours

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The Problem With Socialism…

“The problem with socialism is that eventually you run out of other people’s money.” —Margaret Thatcher For a high resolution version (perfect for use as a screensaver), click on the image below to open in new window. Also, please do feel free to share with your friends. Spread the seeds

Heinlein: Fire and Fusion

“…like fire and fusion, government is a dangerous servant and a terrible master. You now have freedom — if you can keep it. But do remember that you can lose this freedom more quickly to yourselves than to any other tyrant.” —Robert A. Heinlein, The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress

Read the White Rose Leaflets

“Nothing is so unworthy of a civilized nation as allowing itself to be ‘governed’ without opposition by an irresponsible clique that has yielded to base instinct.” Click here to read a complete collection of the White Rose leaflets Click the thumbnail image above to view at full size, and then “right-click” or “control-click” to

Protesting the Nazis in Munich, in 1943

A brother-and-sister team of anti-Nazi activists were arrested on this date in 1943: To download the full image, click it [above] to view it first in a separate window; download it from there. Read their pamphlets at our Library on This Is Common Sense.

Sartre Liberty

Sartre: Equal Liberty

“I cannot make liberty my aim unless I make that of others equally my aim.” —Jean Paul Sartre Click the image above to view it in a separate window, at full size; feel free to download and share.

Tax money doesn't just fall into the pockets of the poor

Not As Simple As You Think

Sure, intentions matter. But the end result of getting something through government isn’t as clean as you might hope. To download the full size of this image, click it to place in separate window.

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