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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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Fed Acts Wreck The Economy

By Bradley Harrington NOTE: This is the first of two columns looking at a proposal by Wyoming Treasurer Mark Gordon to invest funds from the state’s rainy-day account into stocks and other vehicles. “Paper is poverty… It is only the … 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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Fracking Saved America

By Bradley Harrington There is a 75 percent chance that the entire north polar ice cap, during some of the summer months, could be completely ice-free within the next five to seven years.” – Al Gore, Copenhagen Climate Change Conference, … Continue reading

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States, United States: America’s James Bond Complex

by Sheldon Richman Today, American politicians of both major parties — conservatives, “moderates,” and so-called liberals alike — insist that the United States is an “exceptional,” even “indispensable” nation. In practice, this means that for the United States alone the … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-04C: Dumb predictions, dumber government

By Nathan Barton This was the news yesterday and overnight: Northeast coast of America on unprecedented lockdown: Shutdown hits 60 million people, bringing roads, tunnels, trains, bridges and businesses to standstill, and 3′ of snow threatens country’s most densely-populated areas. … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-03B: This and that

By Nathan Barton Good morning: a short workweek for some people, but not us – holidays used to be much more important, when they meant something worth celebrating. For anyone who is interested, I treated myself by NOT listening to … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-02C: More on wars and cops, fear and risk

By Nathan Barton A variety of news items today, starting with more on our Islamic wars, worldwide. France and Israel mourned and honored heroes in last week’s murder of 17 people by French Islamist terrorists in the Paris area, as … Continue reading

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