Libertarians advocate maximum liberty with minimum restrictions in any and all arenas of human activity. This sounds good, but carried to its logical extreme, it involves decriminalizing virtually every "vice" known to man.
In the Sunday Boston Globe and the New York Times Sunday paper this week I read pretty much the same stories about how the Republicans plan to campaign using the war on terrorism as the party's and president's main platform plank.
It should come as no surprise that the decision of the Federal Communications Commission to rewrite media ownership rules has stirred a firecry in Congress. Unlike the members of the FCC, members of the House and Senate must face the voters at election time.