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The True “root of all evil”

By MamaLiberty Just imagine if 1% of the population of each town had the ability to control the weather. You’d hear all of the platitudes connected to environmental pseudo science, and others would be convinced that they were doing what … Continue reading

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The City’s Talking Trash Again

By Bradley Harrington “The multiplication of public offices, increase of expense beyond income, growth and entailment of a public debt, are indications soliciting the employment of the pruning knife.” – Thomas Jefferson, “Letter to Spencer Roane,” 1821 – What does … Continue reading

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Brothers, You Asked For It!

By Bradley Harrington “Government! Three-fourths parasitic and the other fourth stupid fumbling.” – Robert Heinlein, “Stranger in a Strange Land,” 1961 – For anyone who ever thought that City administration has even a remote clue about political economy – that … Continue reading

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Asset Forfeiture Just Thuggery

By Bradley Harrington “The founders of America warned us that we would lose more freedoms from gradual encroachments by those in authority than by sudden usurpations from any foreign enemy.” – Sheriff Richard Mack, “The County Sheriff: America’s Last Hope,” … Continue reading

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This is a Test

By MamaLiberty Had a short discussion with a good friend the other day, and we were in agreement over so many things… but he made a statement I consider entirely too optimistic, and very unlikely. We agree to the principle … Continue reading

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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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Gun Control – Leaders and Followers

By MamaLiberty It hit me last night that a lot of us may have been wasting much of our time trying to fight the “gun control” leaders, on several levels. Obummer has pretty much stayed out of it, being busy … 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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Using Fossil Fuels Is Moral

By Bradley Harrington “ I hold human life as the standard of value… I think that our fossil fuel use so far has been a moral choice because it has enabled billions of people to live longer and more fulfilling … 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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