About The Author

Dillon Eliassen is the Managing Editor of Being Libertarian. Dillon works in the sales department of a privately owned small company. He holds a BA in Journalism & Creative Writing from Lyndon State College, and needs only to complete his thesis for his Master’s of English from Montclair State University (something which his accomplished and beautiful wife, Alice, is continually pestering him about). He is the author of The Apathetic, available at Amazon.com. He is a self-described Thoreauvian Minarchist.


This past Tuesday, SCOTUS heard the "Colorado baker case." If you're not aware, the case stems from when a gay couple, David Mullins & Charlie Craig, entered Jack Phillips' bakery Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood and asked him to bake a


This column has 1187 words. I wrote it to elicit 12 chuckles, three guffaws and seven moments of insightful clarity. There are six paragraphs designed to make you, dear readers, question pre-conceived notions, three paragraphs that will confirm your biases,


This is satire. Rene Boucher is a hero and patriot whose only crime was standing up to tyranny. That should be the take away from the altercation between himself and his neighbor, Kentucky Senator Rand Paul, the latter of whom suffered


Milton Friedman once said, "Nothing is so permanent as a temporary government program." The same irony is apparent when government gets involved in cross-border commerce: nothing is so restrictive as a free trade agreement. Add to this Donald Trump's negotiating tactic


Ta-Nehisi Coates walks into an alt-right bar. The bartender says, "Why the wrong face?" *** Richard Spencer walks into a bar. "What can I get you?" the bartender asks. Sitting on the stools at the counter are three Jews, one Italian, two Pollacks, three


I have a great fear of death. It's a reason why Woody Allen is one of my favorite comedians and filmmakers, as mortality is a constant theme in his movies (well, that and the child molestation!


A common retort during the 2016 election regarding it being Hillary Clinton's "turn" to be president because she's a woman went along the lines of, "I have no problem with a woman president, but does it have to be THAT

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