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No King Of Old Had It Better

By Bradley Harrington “The urge to save humanity is almost always only a false-face for the urge to rule it.” – H.L. Mencken, “H.L. Mencken’s Notebooks,” 1956 – In accordance with Theodore Sturgeon’s Law that “nine tenths of anything is … Continue reading

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Wyoming Should Buy Gold

By Bradley Harrington NOTE: This is the second of two columns looking at a proposal by Wyoming Treasurer Mark Gordon to invest funds from the state’s rainy-day account into stocks and other vehicles. “The richest people and the biggest corporations … Continue reading

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Fed Acts Wreck The Economy

By Bradley Harrington NOTE: This is the first of two columns looking at a proposal by Wyoming Treasurer Mark Gordon to invest funds from the state’s rainy-day account into stocks and other vehicles. “Paper is poverty… It is only the … Continue reading

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Debt Will Sink Wyoming

By Bradley Harrington A mouse will always find free cheese in a mousetrap, but I never saw one that was very happy about it.” – H.C. Diefenbach, “Everyman’s Almanac,” 1936 – On certain occasions, two pieces of information combine with … Continue reading

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States, United States: America’s James Bond Complex

by Sheldon Richman Today, American politicians of both major parties — conservatives, “moderates,” and so-called liberals alike — insist that the United States is an “exceptional,” even “indispensable” nation. In practice, this means that for the United States alone the … Continue reading

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City Rightly Kills Standards

By Bradley Harrington “Virtue will slumber. The wicked will be continually watching: Consequently you will be undone.” – Patrick Henry, Virginia Ratifying Convention, 1788 – At the time Mr. Henry spoke the above warning of potential constitutional abuses of power … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-04C: Dumb predictions, dumber government

By Nathan Barton This was the news yesterday and overnight: Northeast coast of America on unprecedented lockdown: Shutdown hits 60 million people, bringing roads, tunnels, trains, bridges and businesses to standstill, and 3′ of snow threatens country’s most densely-populated areas. … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-03A: More hypocrisy

By Nathan Barton It is probably fitting to talk more about hypocrisy in government and public life on “Martin Luther King, Jr.” Memorial Day.  Only in America could we celebrate the life of a Communist and call him a peace-loving … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-02E: Fear

By Nathan Barton A lot of fear floating around these days.  A lot of stories relate to that common problem.  We all have fears, and there is nothing wrong with that: it is when we let our fears drive our … Continue reading

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The Unmentioned

By MamaLiberty Watching as much of the news and reading as many of the commentaries as I can manage, one thing stands out as a question not being asked, a topic not being mentioned almost anywhere. The people targeted by … Continue reading

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