José Niño, Intellectual Takeout

José Niño

Intellectual Takeout

Austin, TX, United States

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Past articles by José:

Grassroots Efforts Can Keep the Second Amendment Standing Firm

Assuming too much in politics can lead to disappointing results and gut-wrenching betrayals. Nowhere is this more clear than with the Second Amendment. → Read More

Good News: Covid Is Driving More Parents to Homeschool

While there isn't a whole lot to celebrate from 2020, American parents' moving in droves to homeschooling is one positive we can take from this bleak year. → Read More


The Deep Historical Background of the Tiananmen Square Massacre

Historically, Tiananmen Square held great significance in Chinese politics. It was the place where the May Fourth Movement of 1919 occurred, when students’ protests aired grievances with the Chinese government’s tepid response to the Treaty of Versailles, which awarded Japan territories in the Shandong province. This movement helped jumpstart the Chinese Communist and Nationalist movements… → Read More

Decentralization Is Gaining Popularity During COVID-19

Let the Californians give up their rights in the midst of quarantine, as long as other states are allowed to shine forth as beacons of liberty at the same time. → Read More

Gun Control: We're Avoiding It During COVID-19 So Far

Americans need to ensure they don't give prospective tyrants tools to infringe their liberties should they come into power. → Read More

Greater Idaho Movement Shows Americans' Shift Toward Decentralization

Have Americans developed cultures too different from each other to maintain the stability of the United States' political borders? → Read More

Thanks to the Anti–Gig Economy Craze, Freelance Writers Are Getting Hurt

Libby Emmons and David Marcus at the New York Post put a spotlight on the ongoing crusade against the gig economy. They began by citing California Assembly Bill 5, which was designed to put the clamps on the gig economy. Ostensibly marketed as a bill to reign in rideshare companies like Uber by forcing them to provide independent contractors the same benefits as employees, the → Read More

Government Won't Save Us From "Woke" Corporations

More government intervention won't be the magic spell that saves America from corporate social intervention. Quite the opposite in fact. → Read More


Why Decentralization Is the Key to Ending the War on Drugs

The War on Drugs is slowly losing its credibility and appeal. At the same time, the acceptability of marijuana legalization is gradually shifting towards a pro-liberty direction. Decentralization should continue to play a key role in this shift. → Read More

Why the Elites Look Down on Manual Labor

We should always remind the working class that their “undignified” work should be celebrated. → Read More

The Green New Deal Escalates the War on Meat

The War on Meat is back in action. One year ago, I wrote about the “War on Meat” taking place around the West, where government agencies in tandem, with several plant-based activist groups, have ma… → Read More

The Benefits of Brexit

On June 23, 2016, the British electorate voted 51.9 percent-48.1 percent in favor of the United Kingdom leaving the European Union. → Read More

Gun Control Preceded the Tyranny in Venezuela

Is Venezuela paying the price for adopting gun control? The shocking nature of Venezuela’s economic collapse has been covered ad nauseam. However, one aspect of the Venezuelan crisis that does not … → Read More

How Gun Control Became an Instrument of Tyranny in Venezuela

Is Venezuela paying the price for adopting gun control? The shocking nature of Venezuela’s economic collapse has been covered ad nauseam. However, one aspect of the Venezuelan crisis that does not … → Read More

Are Gun Rights the Next Target of Corporate Censorship?

Ever since Dick’s Sporting Goods and banks such as Citigroup made business decisions in line with the mainstream media’s push for gun control, some opponents of gun control have debated whether pri… → Read More


Bipartisan Support for "Red Flag" Gun Confiscation Is Growing

With the cries for gun control growing stronger, the federal government may finally give in to public pressure to “do something.” Red flag laws might just be the “come together” moment establishment politicians have been looking for. → Read More

Bipartisan Support is Growing for Gun Confiscation in 2019

Is gun confiscation coming to Congress? The 2018 midterm elections produced a split Congress with Democrats gaining control of the House and Repu → Read More

Gun-Free Zones at School: George H.W. Bush’s Questionable Gun Control Legacy

George H.W. Bush’s recent death has had the DC chattering classes up all night discussing his legacy and accomplishments. President Bush’s track record was standard fare for a 20th century politician. → Read More

The Deep State Wants Your Guns

James Bovard notes the threat to private gun ownership posed by the “deep state,” the “officials who secretly wield power permanently in Washi → Read More

50 Years of Federal Gun Control: The 1968 Gun Control Act

Monday marked the 50th anniversary of the passage of the Gun Control Act of 1968. The GCA is the main federal law that governs interstate commerce of firearms in the United States. Specifically, th… → Read More