Below is an interview with Gary Johnson on national issues.
Atlas Shrugged was first published in 1957 and has been one of the most influential books of all time. Ever since, fans have been waiting for a film based on it and now here it comes.
Today the Combating Online Infringement and Counterfeits Act (COICA) passed the Senate Judiciary Committee on a 19-0 vote. COICA would empower the attorney general to get court orders barring Internet providers from routing their users to sites suspected of copyright infringement. Many people are concerned about this due to the possible unintended consequences that these types of government actions often have. Read the COICA Fact Sheet by DemandProgress.org for more details and reasons to be against it. They also have a petition to sign if you like.
This Thanksgiving a new movie/ documentary about the Tea Parties of 2009 is going to be released, called TEA PARTY: The Documentary Film. It releases direct to DVD and via download from the Apple Appstore this Thanksgiving Day at www.TeaPartyMovie.com.
Last week the Ethan Allen Institute put on presentation at Sheraton featuring guest speaker Lawrence Reed. He had some very good things to say about how to put Vermont (or any state or locality) back on the right track. The main part of of speech was about seven principles that if followed by everyone involved in crafting policy in government would help improve our economy and way of life as we would be a much freer and more industrious people.