Anthony Gregory


Anthony Gregory, Editor in Chief of Campaign for Liberty, discusses his article “From Waco to Libya: 18 Years of Humanitarian Mass Murder;” the ATF’s “Operation Showtime” raid on the Branch Davidians, designed as a public relations stunt; going from bad to worse at Waco, with the FBI in charge and special forces soldiers set loose on civilians; and the crux of government humanitarianism: killing people in order to save them.

MP3 here. (19:44)

Anthony Gregory is a research analyst at the Independent Institute, Editor in Chief of Campaign for Liberty, moderator of the Beacon, policy adviser to the Future of Freedom Foundation and columnist for He guest edits Strike the Root. His writing has appeared in such places as the Christian Science Monitor San Diego Union Tribune,, the Journal of Libertarian Studies, Counterpunch, the American Conservative, Liberty Magazine, the Mises Institute blog, the Stress Blog, The Libertarian Enterprise and Liberty and Power, as well as in textbooks, journals and other outlets, and has been translated in several languages.

He wrote for Michael Badnarik’s 2004 campaign. He got his B.A. in history at UC Berkeley in 2003, where he wrote his thesis on the 1993 Waco disaster. He sings and plays in a rock band, the Melatones, and is an Eagle Scout. He gives talks frequently and is now writing an Independent Institute book on habeas corpus, detention policy and individual liberty.

7 thoughts on “Anthony Gregory”

  1. If we lived in a just world, Janet Reno and Bill Clinton would be in jail for the rest of their worthless lives for what they unleashed at Waco. May they both rot in hell.

  2. My sympathies have always been with the Davidians. I feel they got a raw deal. They were just defending themselves and their familes from an evil federal government.

  3. Correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't the Texas state authorities investigate the alleged "child abuse," and find nothing amiss?

    In any case, Janet Reno should have been horsewhipped.

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