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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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Impaired Self Defense

By MamaLiberty First, of course, it helps to define “impaired.” Perfectly alert, with perfect judgment, perfect physical ability, and perfect training/experience describes nobody on earth, which makes every single human being “impaired” to some extent, if compared to perfection. If … 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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