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Video: Hollywood, American Decline, and a Movie About Freedom

Saturday, December 13th, 2014

A movie has been made from the science fiction novel Alongside Night, by the author of the book, and starring Kevin “Hercules” Sorbo. These two interviews provide an interesting look at not merely the film in question (which we here at Common Sense haven’t seen), but also the transit of the American ideal through the old domain of Hollywood and the revolutionary realm of independent film:

To learn more about the film, visit the official website.

Video: Time Capsule (The Draft)

Saturday, December 6th, 2014

This is a blast from the past. Cut to the 5:33 mark to begin the interview proper.

Thirty years ago, on this date, Paul Jacob was arrested by three FBI agents for not registering for the draft.

Video: Fee-Ridden, not Free

Saturday, November 29th, 2014

An interesting take on what the Wall Street Journal calls “little fiefdoms”:

Maybe they should be called “little thiefdoms”!

Video: Taking the Crony Out of Capitalism

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Simply put:

Video: Internationally Known Whistle-blower

Saturday, November 15th, 2014

A satellite link-up allows Edward Snowden to appear before a New Zealand conference. And receive a standing ovation. And deliver a message.

Video: Not Up for Vote in Ventura

Saturday, November 8th, 2014

Hundreds of millions of dollars in unfunded pensions. The full story from Reason TV:

Video: A Wooden Horse in Arkansas

Saturday, November 1st, 2014

The most dishonest ballot measure in America is one from my former home state of Arkansas. Watch this short video featuring Bob Porto, co-chair of Arkansas Term Limits, explaining why this 22-page-long amendment to the state constitution is a “Trojan Horse.” His group has been touring the state with a rather large symbolic horse to dramatize the danger of Issue 3.

The mobile horse symbol was donated to Arkansas Term Limits by Liberty Initiative Fund. I warn about Issue 3 in more detail here.