Tag Archives: Local tyranny

The God Of The Machine

By Bradley Harrington “America is at that awkward stage. It’s too late to work within the system, but too early to shoot the bastards.” – Claire Wolfe, “101 Things To Do ‘Til The Revolution,” 1996 – Most of the time, … Continue reading

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Education By Force? Really?

By Bradley Harrington “We who are engaged in the sacred cause of education are entitled to look upon all parents as having given hostages to our cause.” – Horace Mann, “Lectures and Annual Reports on Education,” 1867 – Prussia, after … 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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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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Police forces: a force for evil (was Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-45A)

By Nathan Barton Good morning. Due to work and travel, I was essentially not on-line for about 48 hours. I am starting out today (and this week) with some truly disgusting examples of how cops are terrorizing and injuring and … Continue reading

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Chamber to Pig Out at Public Trough

By Bradley Harrington “Force and mind are opposite; morality ends where a gun begins.” – Ayn Rand, “Atlas Shrugged,” 1957 – It seems as though everybody under the sun wants a handout these days. And Americans have come to expect … Continue reading

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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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