University of Missouri Student Gives Stemwinding Speech at a Campus Approved ISIS Flag Burning Rally

One of the students I pegged to take over the Young Americans for Liberty chapter at the University of Missouri after my departure as the club’s state chair made a provocative stand yesterday against ISIS and the government policies that helped create it. Ian Paris, a senior at the University of Missouri and president of … Continue reading University of Missouri Student Gives Stemwinding Speech at a Campus Approved ISIS Flag Burning Rally

Donald Trump tells ’60 Minutes’ he’s gonna replace Obamacare with Obamacare: Journos look the other way

GOP candidate Donald Trump told  “60 Minutes” interviewer Scott Pelley on Sunday that Obamacare is a big turd and, in the event that he becomes president, he’ll repeal and replace it with … Obamacare? After noting the inadequacies of President Obama’s signature piece of legislation, the media hound kicked his heels back and served Pelley … Continue reading Donald Trump tells ’60 Minutes’ he’s gonna replace Obamacare with Obamacare: Journos look the other way

Thoughts on Trump’s Recent Misadventures: Trending Lines Point South for Republican Frontrunner

Hard times coming for the Trump Train. Why, you ask. Well, check out the new, post second debate polling numbers, and read through this piece from New York Times Reporter Jonathan Martin. The polling numbers from CNN and Quinnipiac, essentially show The Donald campaign’s slide in the polls. Ironically, the best polling numbers he’s received … Continue reading Thoughts on Trump’s Recent Misadventures: Trending Lines Point South for Republican Frontrunner

Bungled Gerrymandering in Missouri Leaves College Student Feeling “manipulated” and “Intimidated.”

Crony capitalism and big government bullying is getting worse in Columbia, Mo. The city’s bureaucrats and planners know a thing or two about cronyism and statism. Columbia, a small mid-Missouri town housing the University of Missouri, is replete with examples of well-healed businesses sidling up with those sitting on the Columbia City Council. And now, … Continue reading Bungled Gerrymandering in Missouri Leaves College Student Feeling “manipulated” and “Intimidated.”

Prisoners on Death Row Use Monuments and Art as Way to Publisize the High Costs of the Death Penalty

The Liberty Edifier has reported in the past on anti-death penalty movements both inside and outside conservative circles. Check out our work here, here, here, here and here. We have found that much of the guff that politicians and bureaucrats say to keep capital punishment on their state’s dolls is truly appalling. Take for example Dale … Continue reading Prisoners on Death Row Use Monuments and Art as Way to Publisize the High Costs of the Death Penalty

Missouri Voters Get the Short end Of the Stick in ‘Ball Pork Stadium’ Proposal

St. Louis citizens thought they would receive the final say after a proposal was issued earlier this year suggesting taxpayers pony up nearly $400 million to build a brand-spanking new downtown stadium for the National Football League’s Rams. As it turns out. The taxpayers were correct in thinking they would get an up or down … Continue reading Missouri Voters Get the Short end Of the Stick in ‘Ball Pork Stadium’ Proposal

Kansas College Republicans Seeking Repeal of Kansas’ Death Penalty Law

The Kansas Federation of College Republicans last week announced that it is seeking the repeal of the Kansas death penalty — and in so doing, the statewide college-based organization is following the Kansas Republican Party’s decision last year to remove a pro-death penalty plank from its platform. The KSFCR, an umbrella group of the state’s College … Continue reading Kansas College Republicans Seeking Repeal of Kansas’ Death Penalty Law