Trump Pardoned the Ranchers Who Inspired an Anti-Government Movement

An arson conviction that led to the occupation of an Oregon wildlife refuge was just wiped away by the president's pen.


The Senate Candidate Who Wants to Arm the Homeless Explains Himself

The libertarian says that a lot of people have told him it's "the dumbest idea I've ever heard.” But he's standing by it.


How Gary Johnson Lost Millennials

New polls reveal that the Libertarian candidate is losing support among young people—and the ones who say they'll vote for him aren't all that sure about it.


Dear Gary Johnson: Please Stop Fucking Up

If the Libertarian presidential candidate wants to be taken seriously, he should stop embarrassing himself—and his cause—in major interviews.


Why Even Republican Millennials Hate Trump

The problem for Trump isn't just that he's losing young undecideds, but that he can't even win the young people in his own party.


How #NeverTrump Conservatives Actually Plan to Vote in 2016

The real-estate mogul's presumptive presidential nomination has left a growing faction of conservatives without a natural political home in 2016.


Meet Augustus Invictus, the Florida Libertarian Who Loves Paganism, Civil War, and Goat Sacrifice

The controversial Libertarian Senate candidate explains his pagan views, and admits he got himself into trouble by sacrificing that goat.


How Ayn Rand Became Libertarians’ Sociopathic Pixie Dream Girl

Rand's largest talent lies not in her status as the mother of Objectivism, but her ability to play the Cool Girl in the minds of men whose view of women is colored by both desire and revulsion.


'I Want Somebody Who Isn't Evil': These Right-Wing Conservatives Really Don't Like Jeb Bush

There are a lot of people with a beef against the new Republican presidential candidate, but perhaps none are so hostile as the libertarian and Tea Party activists in his own party.


A Czech Libertarian Has Declared a New Micronation in the Balkans

The Free Republic of Liberland, a micronation in disputed territory between Serbia and Croatia, has a website, a flag, and a coat of arms, Now, it's looking for citizens.


Talking to Rand Paul's Passionate Young Fans at 'Liberty Karaoke' Night

These kids love the Kentucky Senator, but are they going to be able to push him to victory in the Republican primary?


I Went to a Convention for Libertarian Revolutionaries Trying to Take Over New Hampshire

Turns out the free-market scheme to turn the state into Galt's Gulch is actually kind of working.