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Minimum Wage Morality Madness

By Bradley Harrington “The economic benefits which the whole society, including the poor, does receive from capitalism come about strictly as secondary consequences, not as primary goals. The primary goal which makes the system work is the personal, private, individual … Continue reading

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From Planners To Seas Of Blood

By Bradley Harrington If Congress can employ money indefinitely to the general welfare, and are the sole and supreme judges of the general welfare… It would subvert the very foundations, and transmute the very nature of the limited government established … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-11B: Stupid is as stupid does

Good morning!  This week is filled with examples of how stupid government, and the people IN government can be.  More and more cutting off their own noses to spite their faces, they are driving people towards rebellion at an ever … Continue reading

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Some Truth About Narcotics and “Addiction”

By Susan Callaway, RN To paraphrase what I’m told is an old American Indian saying: Don’t judge someone unless you’ve walked a mile in their shoes. I’ve walked in those shoes. Both as a nurse and as someone who has … Continue reading

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A Pony for Every Child

By MamaLiberty Over and over we hear about things the government proposes (or actually does) to provide things that people need and want. I’m going to ignore, for now, a good many other problems and just deal with the “want … Continue reading

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Pain and Healthcare

By Susan Callaway, RN Do you ever go to a doctor and ask him/her if you are hungry? Do you usually ask a politician if he/she thinks you need a laxative or a new bottle of hot sauce? Do you … Continue reading

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FreeSpeechMe & Dot-Bit alternate domain registry

By Carl “Bear” Bussjaeger www.bussjaeger.org I got an email from MamaLiberty regarding something called FreeSpeechMe. It looks interesting enough to mention, but I don’t know enough about it yet to recommend. Stripped to basics, FreeSpeechMe (FSM) is a Firefox add-on … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-03C: Government Panic/Permission

Government permission, or liberty in food Virginia Bill Would Expand Farm and Food Freedom (Reason) Nathan: Sure, it sounds catchy, but aren’t they doing this all wrong?  Maybe I’m just being too simple-minded, but rather than listing all the foods … Continue reading

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My Perfect Christmas

By Susan Callaway (AKA MamaLiberty) 1950 was a hard year. My father died and my mother was left with two small children. She was a “housewife” and had no particular marketable skills. She also didn’t have any family who could … Continue reading

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A Gift For Granny

This is a story based on things I witnessed as a hospice nurse over many years. It is a composite, with elements from several cases, but very true nonetheless. Incidents like this happen all the time, especially in the nursing … Continue reading

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