Tag Archives: Local tyranny

Government: the Disaster

By Nathan Barton My recent commentary on disasters and government response triggered a response from a friend: the REAL disaster in this country is GOVERNMENT. How true. It seems that every year, there are more and more disasters, but when … Continue reading

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Fedzilla’s Land Grabs, Part I

By Bradley Harrington “The powers delegated by the proposed Constitution to the federal government are few and defined. Those which are to remain in the state governments are numerous and indefinite.” — James Madison, “The Federalist No. 45,” 1788 – … Continue reading

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Watch Out for the “Economic Development” Scammers

By Bradley Harrington “When plunder becomes a way of life, men create for themselves a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it.” — Frederic Bastiat, “Economic Sophisms,” 1848 – “Economic development” is the new buzz … Continue reading

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Hot Air and Broken Promises

By Bradley Harrington “Money is MADE – before it can be looted or mooched – made by the effort of every honest man, each to the extent of his ability. An honest man is one who knows that he can’t … Continue reading

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Another Good Reason to Avoid These?

By L. Reichard White I went to check on a friend in a dangerous situation recently. Call him “W.” He was in the hospital. Dangerous? Yes! As you may know, “hospital” is the third leading cause of death in the … Continue reading

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Theft by government: fines and code violations and environmental laws

By Nathan Barton Thanks to Laissez Faire for this news item a week or so ago, from the Dallas News. A man who had a relatively small pile of firewood on the property that he sold in 2002 in the … Continue reading

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Better Ideas with Liberty

Libertarian Commentary #16-09A, by Nathan Barton Truth in Media reports that a currently-serving Colorado State Assemblyman, who survived the Columbine attack in 1999 when he was a student there, has introduced a bill to allow teachers in public (government-run, tax-funded) … Continue reading

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Battle of Paris: More questions

By Nathan Barton The Battle of Paris continues, with the French security forces attacking and killing people claimed to be part of the “sophisticated conspiracy” resulting in the Friday the 13th attacks. (By the way, how many people recall that … Continue reading

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Wake up, people!

By Nathan Barton Wake up to the real world, people! L. Neil Smith, the SF writer, is one of those who has, and although his language sounds inflammatory and harsh, I think he is coming down about right.  Read his … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 16 November 2015, #15-46A: Drums of War

By Nathan Barton The drums of war are beating.  World Net Daily states that France is invoking the North Atlantic Treaty Article 5 to require ALL members of NATO go to a FORMAL war footing against the Caliphate, even while … Continue reading

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