John Pickerill, Author at Libertarian Party of Indiana

John Pickerill

May 8, 2017

What is the War-On-Drugs endgame?

We see it in the news constantly: The drug abuse epidemic. Sometimes it’s heroin. Sometimes it’s meth.  Sometimes it’s prescription drug abuse.  But the results seem […]
April 29, 2017

We Owe Our Prosperity to Capitalism

All the prosperity we enjoy today we owe to capitalism. For decades progressivists have attempted to challenge this notion.  One of the most notable was the […]
April 13, 2017

U.S. Attack on Syria | John Pickerill

By John Pickerill So the U.S. government conducted a cruise missile attack against Syria last Thursday (April 6) and no one is even asking why.  Oh […]
April 4, 2017

A better way to establish state Election Districts | John Pickerill

By John Pickerill After the next census in 2020, the Indiana General Assembly will once again take on the task of redrawing the state’s election districts.  […]
March 21, 2017

Obamacare and HIP 2.0: Robbing Peter to pay Paul | John Pickerill

By John Pickerill Well, our Indiana Republicans are ready to break yet another promise.  This time it’s their support for repeal and replacement of Obamacare with […]
March 7, 2017

A Libertarian Plan for Road Funding

By John Pickerill The Indiana Department of Transportation recently estimated that Indiana needs an additional $1.2 billion in funding to properly maintain its roads.  There has […]
February 18, 2017

Indiana Republicans Just Voted to Raise Your Taxes | John Pickerill

By John Pickerill In case you missed it last week, the Republican-dominated House of Representatives here in the Hoosier state just voted to raise your taxes.  On […]
February 5, 2017

Representative Brown’s “No Tax Increase” pledge | John Pickerill

By John Pickerill It is sad to see what today’s political power does to good people.  And it is heartbreaking when it happens to someone as nice […]
January 13, 2017

The Convoluted Road Funding in Indiana | John Pickerill

By John Pickerill Road funding in Indiana. Here’s how convoluted today’s road funding process is, and how a significant portion of tax revenue from gasoline gets […]
January 4, 2017

Does the Republican Party Represent Fiscal Conservatives Anymore? | John Pickerill

By John Pickerill As the Indiana General Assembly begins their 2017 session this week, one would assume the Republican-dominated state government would be pushing legislation for […]

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