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Matthew Hess
Facebook Icon2014/04/16 at 20:36

Without government, who will arbitrarily criminalize the homeless?


http://youtu.be/1rLFAHy2u4A

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YOU WON'T BELIEVE WHAT THIS POLICE OFFICER SAYS!!!

This was caught on camera while filming for the documentary "Scrapped" about the harsh realities of homeless life

Matthew Hess
Facebook Icon2014/04/16 at 14:53

For those who missed the show here is the archive of my segment:

http://www.voiceamerica.com/episode/77274/libertarian-candidates-matthew-hess-and-marc-harrold-on-downsizing-the-federal-government/55323

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Libertarian Candidates Matthew Hess and Marc Harrold on Downsizing the Federal Government |...

Matthew Hess, running for Governor of Colorado, and Marc Harrold, running for U.S. Representative in Virginia

Matthew Hess
Facebook Icon2014/04/16 at 12:02

Live right now. Libertarians Working for You with Carla Howell and Arvin Vohra.

Listen live:
http://www.voiceamerica.com/channel/246/voiceamerica-variety

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Matthew Hess
2014/04/16 at 09:00

"The enumeration in the Constitution, of certain rights, shall not be construed to deny or disparage others retained by the people."

The 9th amendment should be an affirmative defense.

Matthew Hess
Facebook Icon2014/04/15 at 21:40

I will be on at noon tomorrow (4/16) with Arvin Vohra who is guest hosting the Libertarians Working for You show for Carla Howell.

Listen live: http://www.voiceamerica.com/channel/246/voiceamerica-variety

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Libertarians Working for You | VoiceAmerica™

http://www.voiceamerica.com

What if it were possible to Cut your taxes in half and get better government services?

Matthew Hess
Facebook Icon2014/04/15 at 13:09

* fixing a silly typo...

Just because the income tax is "legal" doesn't make it right.

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Matthew Hess
Facebook Icon2014/04/14 at 16:07

I would like to congratulate the various state agencies of Colorado for helping me to figure out which among the many of you are concerned about your accountability to the people and have self-nominated for defunding and inevitable elimination.


http://www.thedenverchannel.com/news/local-news/deadline-given-to-colorado-agencies-holding-on-to-256-million-owed-to-taxpayers

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Deadline given to Colorado agencies holding on to $25.6 million owed to taxpayers

http://www.thedenverchannel.com

Colorado agencies holding on to millions in surplus taxpayer funds have until August to fix the problem.

Matthew Hess
Facebook Icon2014/04/14 at 09:30

As a Libertarian the Non-Aggression Principle is at the core of my beliefs. I find this video to be a very useful tutorial for those wondering about the details of the Non-Aggression Principle.


http://youtu.be/H8TI-pm0m2o

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Voluntaryism: The Non-Aggression Principle (NAP)

Subscribe to http://www.YouTube.com/AnCapChase Stefan Molyneux provides a philosophical case against the State by applying to it the same principle of Non-Aggressio...

Matthew Hess
2014/04/12 at 18:52

Well done #cogop, now there's only one thing not represented on your primary ballot. Unqualified Liberty.

Matthew Hess
Facebook Icon2014/04/11 at 12:29

Let's see how far this simple message of peace and prosperity can spread. Share if you agree!

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Matthew Hess
2014/04/11 at 09:30

The state does not own you, politicians are not our masters, and The People will be free once again.

Matthew Hess
Facebook Icon2014/04/10 at 15:30

This is nothing more than legalized economic gambling with your tax dollars. I want this thing shut down.


http://www.denverpost.com/business/ci_25539266/rta-reforms-divide-colorado-economic-development-office-and

RTA reforms divide Colorado economic development office and commission

http://www.denverpost.com

Legislation to tighten the Regional Tourism Act has created a rift between the Colorado Economic Development Commission and the Colorado Office of Economic Development and International Trade.

Matthew Hess
Facebook Icon2014/04/10 at 13:00

A government working against the people is not a government of the people.

http://completecolorado.com/pagetwo/2014/04/09/hickenlooper-adminstration-sought-epa-alibi-on-2012-water-bill/

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Hickenlooper Administration Sought EPA Alibi on 2012 Water Bill

completecolorado.com

"So we have been talking over here about the possibility of EPA, at the highest level, having a conversation with the Governor - about the need for the regulation, and specifically what EPA would do if Colorado does not act. I would like to strategize on this, if you think it may be doable."

Matthew Hess
Facebook Icon2014/04/10 at 10:28

Without government, who would limit your natural rights?

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Matthew Hess
2014/04/10 at 09:30

The pursuit of liberty is constant and eternal. To stray from this course, even for a moment, allows tyranny to gain ground.

Matthew Hess
Facebook Icon2014/04/09 at 14:30

"When The Post pressed on the lack of transparency, Brown walked away from the discussion."

Transparency? Don't expect that from the current Governor's administration.


http://www.denverpost.com/news/ci_25529424/hickenloopers-staff-delayed-records-access-at-will-hires

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Hickenlooper's staff delayed records access for at-will hires story

http://www.denverpost.com

While touting transparency, Gov. John Hickenlooper's staff delayed access to state appointment records and asked for hundreds of dollars to provide additional documentation of the people who moved from protected to at-will positions.

Matthew Hess
Facebook Icon2014/04/09 at 11:07

$21 Million for 300 employees? 70K per person and the state always needs a little more. Give the cronies a pink slip by electing Libertarians.


http://www.denverpost.com/politics/ci_25526196/hickenloopers-staffing-overhaul-sold-cost-neutral-costs-millions

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Gov. Hickenlooper's staffing overhaul, sold as cost-neutral, costs millions

http://www.denverpost.com

Gov. John Hickenlooper sold voters in 2012 a plan he said would modernize and streamline hiring and management of state workers. But 16 months later, additional at-will workers hired and moved under the constitutional change and other state provisions are costing taxpayers millions of dollars, a Den...

Matthew Hess
2014/04/09 at 09:30

The use of government force should not be a default method for positive change in the world.

Matthew Hess
Facebook Icon2014/04/08 at 20:58

I received this today and thought I would share. It is the resignation letter of a teacher who has seen the direct impact the politicization of education has on students. Clearly the government cannot be trusted with the future.


http://paulinehawkins.com/2014/04/07/my-resignation-letter/

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My Resignation Letter

paulinehawkins.com

Dear Administrators, Superintendent, et al.: This is my official resignation letter from my English teaching position. I'm sad to be leaving a place that has meant so much to me. This was my first ...

Matthew Hess
Facebook Icon2014/04/08 at 19:01

The Governor's ethics and truthfulness are called into question yet again.


http://dailycaller.com/2014/04/08/new-questions-raised-in-hickenlooper-ethics-probe/

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New questions raised in Hickenlooper ethics probe

dailycaller.com

An independent investigator hired for an ethics probe into Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper has questioned his truthfulness. Conservative group Compass Colorado alleged that Hickenlooper broke the r

Matthew Hess
Facebook Icon2014/04/08 at 10:39

This is why the federal government should not own land. Heavy handed overreach, total lack of common sense, and a willingness to use force for petty reasons makes a dangerous combination.


http://www.reviewjournal.com/news/feds-start-rounding-bundy-s-cattle-northeastern-clark-county

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Feds start rounding up Bundy’s cattle in northeastern Clark County

http://www.reviewjournal.com

Hundreds of federal officers, cowboys and helicopters descended on Cliven Bundy’s backyard Saturday, launching a roundup targeting about 500 head of cattle that are grazing on government land.

Matthew Hess
2014/04/08 at 09:30

The over-regulation of an economy results in the oppression of all.

Matthew Hess
2014/04/07 at 16:33

The idea that government can create free market solutions demonstrates a complete lack of understanding of what the free market is. Government can merely create a different kind of intervention within the market.