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The Best of the Liberty Video Awards

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It’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for. You have cast your votes for the best videos in the Best Narrative, Best Docu-mini, Best Lesson in Economics, and Most Humorous categories. Now it’s time to vote for the best overall liberty video of 2012.

Who deserves the award? Watch the videos below and cast your vote.

 

Your vote for the Best Video of 2012!

  • “My American Experience” (39%, 287 Votes)
  • “I, Smartphone” (37%, 271 Votes)
  • “I Want to Be a Crony” (20%, 149 Votes)
  • “Caveman Blogger Fights for Free Speech and Internet Freedom” (4%, 22 Votes)

Total Voters: 727

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Best Narrative: LIBRE Initiative’s “My American Experience

“My family and I have succeeded by following the path to freedom. But that path is on the verge of vanishing. What we’re starting to see here in America now is a growth in the size and the scope of government that is now starting to look like the governments that we left behind.”

 

Best Docu-mini: The Institute for Justice’s “Caveman Blogger Fights for Free Speech and Internet Freedom

“In December 2011, diabetic blogger Steve Cooksey started a Dear Abby-style advice column on his popular blog (www.diabetes-warrior.net) to answer reader questions. One month later, the State Board informed Steve that he could not give readers advice on diet, whether for free or for compensation, because doing so constituted the unlicensed, and thus criminal, practice of dietetics.” Watch to find out more of Steve’s story.

 

Best Lesson in Economics: The Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics’ “I, Smartphone

Do you or someone you know have a smartphone? Have you ever thought about how many people it took to build it? Who coordinated all of those people and resources? The Institute for Faith, Work, and Economics uses the production of a smartphone to teach about basic market processes and how important economic freedom is to the creation of such products.

 

Most Humorous: Crony Chronicles’ “I Want to Be a Crony

“When I grow up, I want to … work for the government and rig the system … make the rules … build a big government program for all my crony friends … I’m going to fight for my piece of the taxpayer pie.” Just what are our children learning these days?