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Agorism, the Laissez-faire Marketplace

Laissez-faire noun \ˌle-ˌsā-ˈfer, ˌlā-, -ˌzā-\: a doctrine opposing governmental interference in economic affairs beyond the minimum necessary for the maintenance of peace and property rights (Merriam Webster) The Agora was the ancient Greek marketplace, literally, a gathering place. Not only does the unregulated marketplace … Continue reading

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Liberty Republicans Critical of Romney Statement He’d Keep in Place Parts of the ACA

Liberty Republicans Critical of Romney Statement He’d Keep in Place Parts of the ACA

Romney’s statement confirms that the most significant debate in American politics is within the Republican Party Continue reading

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“Live Free” Speech (Marianne Stebbins) at the Ron Paul “We Are the Future” Rally, Tampa, August 26, 2012

Five and a half years ago, throughout the state of Minnesota, something peculiar happened. Introverts and other nerds started crawling out of their parents’ basements to voluntarily make contact with unknown life forms, life forms who were luckily also introverts … Continue reading

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Rules Controversy Could Cost Romney Critical Support in General Election

For Immediate Release August 30, 2012 Contacts: Marianne Stebbins Phone: 952-239-1007 Email: stebbins.marianne@gmail.com Craig Westover Phone: 612-309-1492 Email: westover4@gmail.com Rules Controversy Could Cost Romney Critical Support in General Election “Defeating President Obama requires enthusiastic support of grassroot activists” saysMinnesota Delegation Chair Marianne … Continue reading

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Grassroots Vow to Stay and Fight

In the wake of the RNC Rules power grab, grassroots activists are vowing not to let the elites’ effort to push them out succeed.  The Rules Committee report came up for a vote before the Republican National Convention Tuesday afternoon … Continue reading

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Republican Party Establishment Offers Compromise to Rules Proposal Stripping State Parties’ Authority to Choose Convention Delegates

For immediate release Republican Party Establishment Offers Compromise to Rules Proposal Stripping State Parties’ Authority to Choose Convention Delegates Minnesota Delegation Chair Marianne Stebbins calls compromise proposal a “Heads we win, tails you lose” offer to grassroots activists. (Tampa) – … Continue reading

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Rules Committee Compromise is No Deal

The establishment/Romney campaign has offered a minimal compromise to the supporters of the Rules Committee Minority Report which leaves in place most of the objectionable power grabs, namely the mandate to states to bind their delegates and the ability for … Continue reading

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