Daily Archives: August 15, 2009

Poker Players Alliance’s Muny recommends chapter in Root’s book

Poker Players Alliance board member Rich Muny reviews “The Conscience of a Libertarian” by 2012 Libertarian presidential hopeful Wayne Allyn Root at Gambling911.com. Muny says Root “asserts that America is a nation of gamblers and always has been.”

Most of Muny’s review deals with Root’s chapter entitled “The End of Prohibition — Why Gamblers Will Empower the Citizen Revolution,” in which Root “notes that the proponents of a new Prohibition — a prohibition on online poker — are straight-laced, nanny state busy-bodies who are afraid to take risks.… Read more ...

McKinney says she was ‘kidnapped’ by Israel, discusses 2008 campaign

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution interviews 2008 Green presidential nominee Cynthia McKinney about her arrest by the Israeli Navy during a July effort to, in her words, deliver “medical supplies to the people of Gaza.” McKinney says the arrest came “in international waters” and that she was held for seven days in prison.… Read more ...