Archive for Matt Welch

Quick Bite: Quote of the Day

Posted in Quick Bite, Quote of the Day with tags , , , , , , on September 5, 2012 by Xajow

From Matt Welch of reason:

One of the great ironies of this convention already is that speaker after speaker denounces Republicans for being unable to tell the truth or get their facts straight. Meanwhile, one of the most important truths of modern governance—we are well and truly out of money—sits neglected in the corner.

Ask a Libertarian Returns

Posted in Libertarianism, Questions Answered with tags , , , , , , , on June 9, 2012 by Xajow

I am most always willing to answer questions about libertarianism, just so’s you know. But in this case I am promoting the editors-in-chief of reason magazine and, Matt Welch and Nick Gillespie respectively, answering questions about libertarianism. They did this last year, and now they are going to do it again this Tuesday, June 12.

Here is the playlist of videos they made last year:


And here is the promo for this year’s event:


Info about the event:

On Tuesday, from 11AM ET til 4PM ET, Gillespie and Welch will receive questions via Facebook, Twitter, and email, and, with the help of’s crack team of videographers, will post rapid-fire video responses to your most probing and provocative queries.

The lines are open, so think up your toughest question and send it our way.

To ask via email, send to
To ask via Facebook, go to Reason’s Facebook page
To ask via Twitter, send to @reason
To ask via YouTube, comment to this YouTube video

Always wanted to see a libertarian answer a particular question? This is your chance.