Tag Archives: Nanny state

Actions Speak Louder Than Words

By Bradley Harrington “Schools teach exactly what they are intended to teach and they do it well: How to be a good Egyptian and remain in your place in the pyramid.” — John Taylor Gatto, “Dumbing Us Down: The Hidden … Continue reading

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Hot Air Hooliganism, Part II

By Bradley Harrington “If we can’t think for ourselves, if we’re unwilling to question authority, then we’re just putty in the hands of those in power.” — Carl Sagan, “The Demon-Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark,” 1995 … Continue reading

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Children’s Museum a Disaster

By Bradley Harrington “When men yield up the exclusive privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon.” — Thomas Paine, “Common Sense,” 1776 – If you’ve ever needed a reliable guide to determine whether or not an … Continue reading

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GOP Gutlessness Strikes Again

By Bradley Harrington “I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue!” — Barry Goldwater, “Republican Nomination Acceptance Speech, … Continue reading

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Fedzilla’s Land Grabs, Part II

By Bradley Harrington NOTE: This is the second of two columns discussing the constitutionality of federal land ownership. “The Constitution was, from its very origin, contemplated to be the frame of a national government, of special and enumerated powers, and … Continue reading

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Fedzilla’s Land Grabs, Part I

By Bradley Harrington “The powers delegated by the proposed Constitution to the federal government are few and defined. Those which are to remain in the state governments are numerous and indefinite.” — James Madison, “The Federalist No. 45,” 1788 – … Continue reading

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Hot Air and Broken Promises

By Bradley Harrington “Money is MADE – before it can be looted or mooched – made by the effort of every honest man, each to the extent of his ability. An honest man is one who knows that he can’t … Continue reading

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Another Good Reason to Avoid These?

By L. Reichard White I went to check on a friend in a dangerous situation recently. Call him “W.” He was in the hospital. Dangerous? Yes! As you may know, “hospital” is the third leading cause of death in the … Continue reading

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Medicine in the world of the statist

Libertarian Commentary #16-17E, 21 April 2016 By Nathan Barton Medicine in the world of the statist A few articles have passed my desk in recent days, talking about medical advances. In one, researchers at a university in Hong Kong and … Continue reading

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Nanny state = Police state

Libertarian Commentary #16-16C,  by Nathan Barton This week, a rather bizarre incident reminded me again of just how much liberty and freedom we have lost. An unnamed client in an unnamed “small” (about 250,000 population) city in the Great Plains … Continue reading

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