An Easy Prediction: The Libertarian Party Will Be a Huge Flop In November – Again.
Bill Quick

Three Reasons the Libertarian Party Could Do Unusually Well—and Three Reasons It May Want to Contain Its Excitement – Hit & Run : Reason.com What can America’s largest third party expect from this election? The same as always – two … Continue reading

#NeverTrumptards Take Over the LP? But Why?
Bill Quick

Could Disgruntled Republicans Take Over the Libertarian Party?  Why on earth would they want to?  It would be like taking over the Flat Earth party. They probably could actually take it over if they really put their minds to it. … Continue reading

Latest Irrational Unreason at Reason Magazine
Bill Quick

Rick Perry Endorses Cancer for President, Would Be Willing to Accept Position as Cancer’s Running Mate – Hit & Run : Reason.com During his brief,  run for the GOP presidential nomination last year, former Texas Gov. Rick Perry emerged as … Continue reading

Mr. Megan McArdle Goes Concern-Trolling
Bill Quick

Donald Trump’s Win in New York Means the GOP Primary Is About to Get Very, Very Weird – Hit & Run : Reason.com Part of the problem here is that there is no modern playbook for this sort of situation: … Continue reading

The Children of Light
Bill Quick

The Surrenderess | The Z Blog The phrase “alt-right” has become an abracadabra phrase for the commercial Right, in the same way that “extreme right-wing” is a magic phrase for the loonies of the Left. The theory is that if … Continue reading

No Dildos Allowed (Says the Big Dildo Himself)
Bill Quick

The Time Ted Cruz Defended a Ban on Dildos | Mother Jones His legal team argued there was no right “to stimulate one’s genitals.” Because Body of Christ.  Who never stimulated his genitals.  So don’t you do it, either. In … Continue reading

Kruiser Gives Up, Goes Full Lib
Bill Quick

Meet the Candidate Hillary and Donald Are Afraid to Debate… | PJ Media Guess who? Yeah, Gary Johnson, the Libertarian candidate.  Kruiser has apparently figured out that his TDS #NeverTrump project, at least the part of it he hoped would … Continue reading

Smoke, Smoke, Smoke That Libertarian Doob
Bill Quick

Instapundit » Blog Archive » SHOCKING NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SCIENCE: The more cannabis you smoke, the more likely you are to be a loser, finds international study. This may explain much about the Libertarian Party. … Continue reading

Why Is Anybody Asking Ron Paul About Anything?
Bill Quick

Ron Paul: ‘None of the Above’ Should Be a Ballot Choice – Breitbart Earlier this week on CNN, former Rep. Ron Paul (R-TX) appeared on CNN to weigh in on the 2016 presidential election. Paul discussed the ongoing saga of … Continue reading

Oh, Just Shut Up, Nick, You Complete Ignoramus
Bill Quick

If You Think Life Was Better 50 Years Ago, You’re Voting Republican. Or Democratic. – Hit & Run : Reason.com I don’t mean to scant the authenticity of respondents and their feeling of despair, but c’mon already and get a … Continue reading

No, Virginia, The Libertarians Won’t “Get It Up” in November
Bill Quick

Gary Johnson, Libertarians primed to capitalize on antipathy toward Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton – Washington Times Oh, good lord.  The Libertarian Party couldn’t capitalize on a free fuck in a high-rent whorehouse.  They won’t do anything with this, either. … Continue reading

Vote Libertarian! It’s Meaningless!
Bill Quick

The GOP’s Third Party Option – Reason.com It would take a lot of work to launch a third party like that, especially in time for the November election. Fortunately for disaffected Republicans, they don’t have to. There already is one: … Continue reading

“Reason” Should Change Its Name to “Unreason”
Bill Quick

Republican Elites Are Frightened by Their Own Base – Hit & Run : Reason.com What in hell took Republicans so long to compete against their clownshow authoritarian front-runner? Oh, STFU, Matt.  You’re a Libertarian.  Just go to the polls and … Continue reading

Wishy, Meet Washy (Small L Libertarian Version)
Bill Quick

Nate Silver Remains a ‘Rubio Optimist’ for 2016 | PJ Media “I don’t think in my heart of hearts if I were running for office or in the Senate or something that I would vote for a bill that legalized … Continue reading

Yet Another REASON I No Longer Take Libertarianism Very Seriously
Bill Quick

Panicked Responses to Terrorism Helps Feed It – Reason.com “The biggest proponent of an American invasion is the Islamic State itself,” wrote journalist Graeme Wood in The Atlantic. “An invasion would be a huge propaganda victory for jihadists worldwide: irrespective … Continue reading

Mr. Megan McArdle Gargles Out Some RNC Dicktation For the Libertarian Team
Bill Quick

Donald Trump’s Nativist Campaign is Rallying Racist Supporters – Hit & Run : Reason.com To the extent that Donald Trump’s presidential campaign is about any actual issue, it is about opposition to immigration. Trump has, among other things, proposed deporting … Continue reading

Michael Brown Click Bait At Reason.com
Bill Quick

The Missing Footage of Michael Brown’s Shooting – Hit & Run : Reason.com A combination of physical evidence and reports from the most credible eyewitnesses confirms that Brown, whom Wilson stopped because he (correctly) suspected him of involvement in a … Continue reading

Don’t Threaten Our Libertarian Delusions With Your Phony Practicality….
Bill Quick

4 Prominent Ayn Rand Recanters – Hit & Run : Reason.com Ryan, from his twisty TARP endorsement, is the worst sort of Rand villain: a man whose knowledge and understanding embrace free markets, but who traduces them for reasons of phony … Continue reading

More Lies From the Libertarians at Reason.com
Bill Quick

The Mindlessness of Donald Trump—and What It Reveals About the GOP – Hit & Run : Reason.com Kroll’s conclusion: “I have zero to report about Trump’s plans for actually being president—except that, from all available evidence, he hasn’t given it … Continue reading

Remember When the Libertarians Joined the Peace and Freedom Party in 1968?
Bill Quick

U.S. Pays Black Comedian to Deliver Anti-White Racist Tirade at Fed Agency – Judicial Watch Based on Gregory’s well-known reputation as a fiery race-baiter, it’s unlikely that the government officials who booked him didn’t know about his discriminating, shock-based performances. … Continue reading

Sane People Should Look Twice at Big-L Libertarians
Bill Quick

Libertarians Should Look Twice at Planned Parenthood Defunding Efforts – Hit & Run : Reason.com Yet GOP efforts to cut back on PPFA funding will likely provide little comfort to libertarians, either. Some Republicans have been proposing that the funding … Continue reading

More Delusional Bullshit From the Absolute Right of Free Associate Cranks
Bill Quick

Boy Scouts Votes To End Ban On Gay Leaders The modern trend to declare everything a public accommodation, including membership organizations that any idiot can see are private groups, abandons the notion that people have a right to associate with … Continue reading

Reason.com’s Idea of Libertarian Military Humor
Bill Quick

I don’t understand why these guys never seem to be able to win any elections. I mean, don’t you understand the brilliant, cutting humor on display here?  The sarcastic innuendo to the effect that our fighting men would be much … Continue reading

The Best of all Possible Libertarian Dream Worlds
Bill Quick

Be Kind To Bigots: Repeal the Anti-Discrimination Laws This explains why the need to break down segregation was considered a special justification for drastic measures. There was some grumbling around the edges, but it was less about the basic principle … Continue reading

Oh, Jebus – I Yanked Big Moron Ace’s Chain Again, and the Usual Pot-Full Flushed Out
Bill Quick

Viacom Removes “The Dukes of Hazzard” Reruns from TVLand Schedule, Because Urge to Purge Some time ago, Bill Quick attacked me, claiming, wrongly, that I was inconsistent to support a baker’s right to not make a gay wedding cake when … Continue reading

The Latest Load of Horseshit From Reason
Bill Quick

Why the GOP’s Rainbow Presidential Lineup Won’t Solve its Minority Problem – Reason.com And the reason is that the GOP has a knack for zeroing in on unpopular minority candidates who lack broad appeal in their own communities and are … Continue reading

No, Liberals and Libertarians Aren’t The Same Thing
Bill Quick

FiveThirtyEight: No, conservatives aren’t disappearing or anything « Hot Air It’s safe to assume that the gay marriage question tilted the scales. Most Millennials, even those who are Republicans, are in favor of gay marriage. It’s not unusual for young Republicans … Continue reading

Another Big-L Libertarian Whackdoodle Heard From
Bill Quick

Libertarians Should Hope for Clinton Versus Bush in 2016 – Reason.com So I’m leaning toward the position I opened with. Let’s have the two stalest, most forgettable people imaginable run for president in 2016. Suffering through that race will either … Continue reading

Bernie Sanders: Joke Candidate
Bill Quick

Note to 2016 Hopefuls: Don’t Call Yourself a Socialist or Career Politician – Rasmussen Reports™ A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds that just 13% of Likely U.S. Voters would consider it a positive if a political candidate were … Continue reading

Firefly Creator a Garden Variety Hollywood Liberal, Apparently
Bill Quick

More than 90 celebs say they’re ready for Warren | TheHill The group — which also includes Mark Ruffalo, Natasha Lyonne, Julia Stiles, and “The Avengers” director Joss Whedon — penned an open letter this week to the Massachusetts Democrat, … Continue reading