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Never Build that Here Again?

Both the City of Cheyenne and the City of Laramie have adopted bans on any future sign similar to the ones that sit atop the Wrangler Building, in yet another blow to individualism and bow to conformity in Wyoming. Continue reading

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Bobbing for MRAPs in Wyoming

So it’s not just here in Cheyenne; if only that were comforting. Liz Goodwin reports at Yahoo! News that 600 MRAP (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected) vehicles have been transferred to local law enforcement agencies across the United States since 2013, … Continue reading

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Cheyenne Police, Militarized

You’ve got to be kidding me. Sadly, no, as the Wyoming Tribune Eagle reports: Short for Mine-Resistant Ambush Protected vehicle, MRAP weighs nearly 14 tons and is built to survive a blast from an improvised explosive device. The Cheyenne Police … Continue reading

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WyLiberty Attorneys File Free Speech Brief in Texas Case

AUSTIN, TX – Wyoming Liberty Group attorneys filed a friend-of-the-court brief today on behalf of WyLiberty and the Center for Competitive Politics in Texas v. DeLay.  The brief is the second filed on behalf of both organizations, discussing the free … Continue reading

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Privatize Garbage Collection

Cheyenne’s garbage collection controversy is yet another example of how a government’s one-size-fits-all solution fails to solve a problem and limits individual freedom. The problem started when the Cheyenne City Administration notified all residents that the sanitation department would no … Continue reading

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Andy Johnson’s EPA Case a Quick Test of Senate File 75

When the Environmental Protection Agency decided to go after Andy Johnson, they probably did not believe they were throwing a rock at a hornet’s nest.  Since the story broke last week that the EPA is threatening Johnson, a welder who … Continue reading

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Drones in Wyoming Skies and “Robocop” at the Door

Last Friday was the final day for first reading of bills in their house of origin in the 2014 Wyoming Budget Session. Due to the priority of budget amendments, even extended hours could not provide the time needed to consider … Continue reading

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There Is No Income Inequality

Let us make one thing clear right now: there is no such thing as income “inequality”. There are income differences, but no income “inequalities”. The very term “inequality” has been constructed to imply a moral content in differences between people’s … Continue reading

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Wyoming Laws Threaten Private Property Rights

Wyoming Liberty Group published its latest Liberty Brief today, entitled “Reforming Civil Asset Forfeiture in Wyoming.” Police may seize property they believe involved in drug trafficking; however, as the report outlines, this practice is susceptible to abuse. Continue reading

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State Already Mining Children’s Information

Governments around the world are busy building data systems to collect information on their citizens, and Wyoming is no exception. Data system supporters wax eloquent about the need to coordinate government services to optimize programs. However, the promise of better … Continue reading

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