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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-29B: Nanny State Stupidity

By Nathan Barton In Texas, the cartels are “suspected” as high-caliber gunfire sends Border Patrol scrambling on Rio Grande. Mama’s Note: Maybe they should borrow some guns from the post office and shoot back…  Do they even have “rape whistles?” … Continue reading

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Climate Change Quackery, Part II

By Bradley Harrington “He who seeks to deceive will always find someone who will allow himself to be deceived.” – Niccolo Machiavelli, “The Prince,” 1532 – As detailed in Part I, a truly scientific case for man-made “climate change” has … Continue reading

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“Climate Change” Quackery, Part I

By Bradley Harrington “Shun wishful thinking, ignore divine revelation, forget what ‘the stars foretell,’ avoid opinion, care not what the neighbors think, never mind the unguessable ‘verdict of history’ – what are the facts, and to how many decimal places?” … Continue reading

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Educational Evasions

By Bradley Harrington “America’s great social, political and innovative strength is in decentralization. But that strength, the American spirit, is shackled to disastrous effect in the field of education, where the key tenets of socialism, central planning and state monopoly … Continue reading

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Common Robots To The Core

By Bradley Harrington “You laugh at me because I’m different. I laugh at you because you’re all the same.” – Jonathan Davis, Korn Lead Singer – One of the hotter Wyoming topics for debate in the educational arena is whether … Continue reading

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“Living Wages” Murdered By Government

By Bradley Harrington “The politician… attempts to remedy the evil by increasing and perpetuating the very thing that caused the evil in the first place: legal plunder.” – Frederic Bastiat, “The Law,” 1850 – Last week, while discussing locally-generated echoes … Continue reading

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The President of The United States

By MamaLiberty Lots of speculation and argument around the ‘net already about the election that won’t happen until 2016, especially in regards to the “president,” of course. With no eligible incumbent and a VP who is less qualified than a … Continue reading

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Trust, Safety and Guns

By MamaLiberty Do you drive frequently in heavy traffic? Aren’t all the other drivers complete strangers? You have no idea what their intentions are or their competence to operate a vehicle – and the “driver’s license” is certainly no guarantee … Continue reading

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Supply, Demand and The Gorilla

By MamaLiberty Last year, I wrote “Your Groceries are Shrinking.” Anyone who cooks and buys groceries knows that this is getting worse all the time. Not just packages shrinking, but whole categories of food and other products are either vanishing … Continue reading

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The DDA: A Dinosaur That Needs To Disappear

By Bradley Harrington “The ultimate result of shielding men from the effects of folly, is to fill the world with fools.” – Herbert Spencer, “Essays: Scientific, Political and Speculative,” 1891 Cheyenne’s Downtown Development Authority (DDA) just can’t seem to get … Continue reading

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