Tag Archives: Local tyranny

Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-41E: Cannibals virtual and actual

By Nathan Barton Good morning. This is a horrible tale of how the arrogance of cops (specifically, game wardens) has virtually destroyed a family and their friends and efforts to help others.  And this is in Idaho, which reminds us … Continue reading

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Local Tyranny and Culture Wars – More Escalation

By Nathan Barton Are you ready for this? In an immoral, illegal, unconstitutional act of tyranny, the City of Houston has issued a subpoena to as many as 400 preachers in the city demanding that they submit their sermons concerning … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-41B: Local tyranny and economics

By Nathan Barton Good afternoon! I ended up with a short commentary today, as most of it was taken up by a long discussion of the growing contagion of police abuse and violence (BY police and not on police) in … Continue reading

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The not-good, the bad, and the really ugly (Cops) (was: Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-41A)

By Nathan Barton Good morning! Cops on the rampage, nation wide, or so it seems from stories in the last couple of days. An attorney has intervened against the unjustified stop of a black handyman in a wealthy DC neighborhood by … Continue reading

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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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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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Fools Seeking More Foolishness

By Bradley Harrington “Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.” – H.G. Wells, “The Outline of History,” 1920 – Politics, as a branch of philosophy, deals with the fundamental principles a group of people employ … Continue reading

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Stop Messing With Trash

By Bradley Harrington “Where the people fear the government, you have tyranny. Where the government fears the people you have liberty.” – John Barnhill, “Debate on Socialism,” 1914 – One of the founding principles of America has always been that … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-31C: War and perverting principles

by Nathan Barton Good morning.  The various fighting throughout the “House of Submission” or “House of Peace” (Dar al-Islam) continues unabated.  Although the western powers (including Israel) have their fingers in the pie, a lot of it is Muslim on … Continue reading

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