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West Edge ‘Blight’ Brainlessness

By Bradley Harrington “For people to rule themselves in a Republic, they must have virtue; for a tyrant to rule in a tyranny, he must use fear.” – William J. Federer, “Change to Chains: The 6,000 Year Quest For Control,” … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-37C: Stupid(ity) rules!

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  As always, lots of stupid actions by lots of stupid people, and today there is a bumper crop of them. Stupid city slickers? In a New York “gun-free” restaurant, the staff got held up by … Continue reading

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Lipstick Can’t Hide This Pig

By Bradley Harrington “There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.” – Henry David Thoreau, “Walden,” 1854 In an interesting move to “promote” city business development, Cheyenne’s governing body just … Continue reading

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“Liar, Liar, Gas Tax On Fire”

By Bradley Harrington “No man’s life, liberty or property are safe while the legislature is in session.” – Mark Twain, “Selected Writings of an American Skeptic,” 1995 – House Bill 69, as readers might remember, was one of the most … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-35D: Stupidity

By Nathan Barton Stupidity in government is ALWAYS a problem, from that first decree of Nimrod and the first Phaoronic bureaucrat who couldn’t count past his toes, right down to that IQ=2 assemblage of Conscript Fathers (and Mothers), the US … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-35C: Insanity in the news

by Nathan Barton Good morning.  Insanity is a serious problem today, especially in government, education, and Islam.  Today’s news stories show what I mean. Insanity in government and more: California’s demonstrably insane legislature has sent a plastic bag ban law … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-34E: Military? Civilian? Does it matter?

By Nathan Barton War is not fun.  It may be exhilarating, it may be fulfilling for some, but it is death and destruction on a scale that is often difficult to comprehend. War is not good, even if necessary.  It … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-34B: Terrorists

by Nathan Barton Good afternoon.  Terrorism is in the eye of the beholder, but clearly the world is full of it, and terrorists. When I first read the headline of this article in The Nation, “How the War on Terror … Continue reading

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The Denial of Due Process May Bankrupt Universities

By Gordon E. Finley, Ph.D. With now literally hundreds of editorials and op-eds taking positions both pro and con on California’s SB 967 – as well as the broader issue of “affirmative consent” for sexual relations — it is virtually … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-33A: Fallujah? No, Ferguson

By Nathan Barton Good morning, except that it is not in Missouri or Mesopotamia or Nigeria or Ukraine. Ferguson, Missouri: the beginning of the end?  In a situation reminiscent of a speeded-up Vietnam war or some kind of Mesopotamian or … Continue reading

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