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Libertarian News & Commentary #15-20B, 21 May 2015: Government Dictates and Stupidity

By Nathan A. Barton The hubris of government is awesome indeed: the dictates of the state are usually foolish and based on myths and warped perception of reality.  Consider this: The Guardian reports that Los Angeles is the largest US … Continue reading

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You Can’t Enslave A Free Man

By Bradley Harrington “If we could change ourselves, the tendencies in the world would also change. As a man changes his own nature, so does the attitude of the world change towards him.” – Mahatma Gandhi, “The Collected Works of … 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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Private-Built Roads Worked Before

By Bradley Harrington “The legislative powers vested in Congress are specified and enumerated in the eighth section of the first article of the Constitution, and it does not appear that the power proposed to be exercised by the bill is … 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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Consequences – Free E-book

By MamaLiberty Every choice and action has consequences. Utopia is not an option. “It” finally happened. The value of the US dollar was at last recognized by the entire world as a negative number and much of the world economic … 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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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-10: Immigration, Education, more.

By Nathan Barton Good morning. California, even by FedGov admission, has higher than average unemployment.  In fact, the processing of unemployment checks by the state government is a big and growing business, which the state contracts out.  But is it … Continue reading

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