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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.

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The image above helpfully explains the "snafu" of the false ballistic missile attack warning that occurred in Hawaii on Saturday, January 13. The image is from this Washington Post story that states: Pushing the “wrong button” was the explanation provided in

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Editor's Note: Dillon Eliassen has been living in exile for the past month after an altercation he was involved in with his nephew, William. William burned Mr. Eliassen's house down in retaliation for Mr. Eliassen trying to murder William in

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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

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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,

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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

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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

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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

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