Senator Ted Cruz lashed out at Republicans for supporting a bill that would provide a path to citizenship for illegal immigrants. Cruz thinks that a bipartisan push to grant amnesty would destroy Republicans chances at retaking the Senate in 2014.
Failed presidential candidate Mitt Romney appeared in an interview on Fox News recently to argue in favor of a candidate in 2016 that represents as broad a spectrum of the party as possible. That list apparently doesn't include Ted Cruz or Rand Paul.
Red State editor Eric Erickson is in hot water with Fox's Greta Van Susteren for doubling down on comments referring to Texas Gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis as "Abortion Barbie."
Professor Steve Horwitz joins the Freedom Report to discuss the New York Times piece "Rand Paul's Mixed Inheritance." Horwitz believes that libertarians can't escape the checkered past of racists who have associated themselves with the movement.
Editor of the Sex and the State website Cathy Reisenwitz dropped by the Freedom Report to discuss gender issues, feminism and the libertarian movement.
Is the death penalty a violation of the 8th amendment's rule against cruel and unusual punishment? A recent case in Ohio where a man took twenty minutes to die from an untested lethal injection cocktail is raising concerns amongst advocacy groups.
Token Libertarian Girl Julie Borowski joined the Freedom Report today to discuss feminism in the libertarian movement, and whether the concepts are mutually exclusive.
Reason Magazine has a great new video out about the crackdown on cuddling in Madison Wisconsin. A house dedicated to clients who want to pay for snuggling was shut down before it could even open because the city suspected them of prostitution. Assistant City Attorney Jennifer Zilavy said: "No offense to men, but I don't know any man who just wants to snuggle."
Senator Rand Paul reportedly raised over a million dollars recently for a fund that's called "Rand Paul 2016." The Kentucky senator now has over $1.7 million raised for either his reelection to the senate, or for a run at the White House.
Today's Freedom Report discusses Kanye West's lawsuit against the anarcho-capitalists behind the new digital currency "Coinye West". Major media outlets are reporting that Coinye has shut down, but don't you ever believe you can tell an anarchist what to do. Now splinter cells from the group are trying to rebrand, while others are trying to keep the name of the currency alive. Is this what happens when anarchists try and centrally plan?