Tag Archives: Our right of self-defense

Libertarian Commentary on the News, 24 August 2015, #15-34A: Fearmongering

By Nathan Barton Fearmongering or a victory for vaping? Even while some government agencies and studies, like the Student Science News claims that vaping leads to increased rates of smoking for teens, the Adam Smith Institute reports that Public Health … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 12 August 2015, #15-32D: Hypocrites and Guns

by Nathan Barton Today’s theme seems to be hypocrisy, especially as dealing with guns and self-defense. Hollywood, Congress, the presidential candidates: all great examples of hypocrites. And we can’t forget organized religion either. It is all about them. Egotism? Apparently … Continue reading

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The Sermon On The Gun

By Emiliano Antunez For decades, many have pontificated on the evils of gun violence in the United States. Recently, Fareed Zakaria host of CNNs GPS (Global Public Square) on his show and in his Washington Post column took another shot … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 12 June 2015, #15-22C: Liberty is DEAD in Many or Most Places

By Nathan Barton Our Liberty to Defend Ourselves is Gone – Liberty is DEAD – in Many (or Most) Places. Here are some examples from recent news of how our “Second Amendment” freedoms are sliding OR HAVE GONE to extinction. … Continue reading

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Silly Season

By MamaLiberty Unfortunately, Nathan is still not well enough to write the commentary. I’m missing his droll opinion on the start of the “silly season” for the 2016 elections. Wouldn’t it be easier to list all the politicians who are … Continue reading

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Police Militarization Our Doing

By Bradley Harrington “Police today embody all of the threats the Founders feared were posed by standing armies, plus a few additional ones they couldn’t have anticipated.” – Radley Balko, “Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police … Continue reading

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Guns – A Great Mother’s Day Gift

By MamaLiberty Last Mother’s Day, one of my sons gave me a HiPoint 9mm carbine. We had talked about the fact that I was having a harder time shooting the larger caliber rifles, and even had problems with the much … Continue reading

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Are You a Citizen?

By MamaLiberty Citizen… a word much used and abused. I suspect few people understand the classic meaning of the term. Far too many people who write about the current state of affairs in the world, even most of those who … Continue reading

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Do NJ “gun laws” go too far?

By MamaLiberty Sorry, trick question. Of course, all “gun laws” go too far. And, for the record, that has almost nothing to do with the “second amendment”  or safety or reducing actual violent crime. The fundamental question that isn’t being … 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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