Unfortunately, America's political class doesn't want you independent. It wants you as dependent as possible. As the Rainmakers sang back in the 1980s, "They'll turn us all into beggars 'cause they're easier to please."
So what can you do? Everybody focuses on the 2012 elections, and those are important. But why wait? Here are three things you can do now.
* Attack the funding. Many of the most anti-liberty activities of state and local governments are driven by federal funding -- either direct funding, or grants.
Needless to say, Putz doesn't specify what the "anti-liberty activities" are. Presumably, stuff like making sure the Koch Brothers don't pollute the water you drink and adequately funding public education. Such tyranny!
Anyway, the real answer is:
Alternatively, you might join a Tea Party group.