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About Gary Kirkland

After earning a degree in biology from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo, Gary taught high school science and independent studies in Templeton, California for 37 years. Gary has been active in the Libertarian Party since 1986, and for years he served as the president of the San Luis Obispo County Libertarian Party. Gary twice ran for the California State Assembly and once lived on the island of Borneo.

Climate Change Vs. The Paris Climate Accord

The exit sign atop the Arc de Triomphe in Paris By GARY KIRKLAND This essay concerns two separate issues that many have conflated to obfuscate both issues. One is whether rich people or countries should give money to poor people or countries. The second issue is whether the climate is changing because of global

By |June 5th, 2017|Featured, Guest Opinion|

Government Health Care And Insurance

By GARY KIRKLAND As I write this essay the United States of America National Government is trying to get a “Repeal and Replace Obamacare (Affordable, really the UN-affordable, Care Act).”  Congress gave the new bill the “American Care Act,” I think.  This bill, just like Obamacare, involves people getting medical insurance.  The personal story at

By |March 11th, 2017|Guest Opinion|

History And Liberty In Immigration

Visigoths sack Rome - Wikimedia Commons By GARY KIRKLAND Immigration is a hot issue right now around the world. This essay will discuss the issue from both a historical and Libertarian perspective. Between 100,000 and 40,000 years ago, homo sapiens sapiens first emigrated out of Africa. By 30,000 years ago, based on archaeological and

By |February 5th, 2017|Featured, Guest Opinion|
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