Jen the Libertarian

Jen Monroe
Now twice (!) weekly newsletter focusing on our insane political climate from the perspective of an Extremely Online libertarian
Created 04 May 2019
  • Happy Thanksgiving. No, Really.
    25 Nov 2021 • 1 min read • 3 0
    I can’t believe it is already the end of November, this year has been a blur for me in so many ways. This Thanksgiving is going to be a different one for me, the first one in 18 years that I’m not cel...
  • Rittenhouse Is Acquitted, People Still Can't Get Basic Facts Of His Case Right
    22 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 4 0
    As I’m sure you already know, this past Friday Kyle Rittenhouse was found not guilty on all five of the charges brought against him. While the verdict came as little surprise to anyone familiar with t...
  • Inflation Is Made Up By Rich People (Or So I've Been Told)
    19 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 2 1
    There is a beef pot roast kit that I like to buy and for as long as I can remember it was $10.99 at my local Kroger. The last time I bought it, about six weeks ago, it was $12.99. When I went to purch...
  • No Vaccine Mandate, No DC Mask Mandate, No FDA and CDC Compliance
    16 Nov 2021 • 4 min read • 2 1
    Finally, a slate of good news related to COVID! This past Friday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit extended its initial stay on the federal vaccine mandate that stipulated that companies ...
  • The White Boy's Tears
    15 Nov 2021 • 9 min read • 6 0
    If you have been following the trial of Kyle Rittenhouse on social media, then you already know his testimony has created a cascade of opinions. The flashpoint for most of the criticism is Rittenhouse...
  • Thoughts On The Rittenhouse Trial
    12 Nov 2021 • 7 min read • 2 0
    The trial of Kyle Rittenhouse, the man accused of killing two people and injuring one during the riots in Kenosha last year, is currently taking place. As of this writing, the testimony portion of the...
  • Big Bird And The Perpetual Outrage Machine
    09 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 2 1
    Over the weekend, a bunch of conservatives got mad at Big Bird for tweeting about receiving a COVID vaccination. Yes, Big Bird from Sesame Street. No, you’re not having a stroke (although if you smell...
  • Virginia Is Full Of White Supremacist Parents, Or Something
    04 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 1 1
    In a not entirely surprising upset, Republican Glenn Youngkin beat out Democrat Terry McAuliffe in the Virginia gubernatorial race. Going into September, the race seemed a lock for McAuliffe until he ...
  • OK Brandon
    01 Nov 2021 • 3 min read • 5 0
    Over this past weekend, a shocking story made its way across social media. A pilot for Southwest Airlines was accused of saying the phrase “let’s go Brandon” over the intercom as part of his sign-off....
  • The Future Will Be Paywalled
    29 Oct 2021 • 3 min read • 2 2
    As I’m sure anyone who is on social media regularly has noticed, it seems like every news story is behind a paywall now. From the Rolling Stone article claiming to have exclusive information that memb...
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