Tag Archives: Stupid government tricks

The God Of The Machine

By Bradley Harrington “America is at that awkward stage. It’s too late to work within the system, but too early to shoot the bastards.” – Claire Wolfe, “101 Things To Do ‘Til The Revolution,” 1996 – Most of the time, … Continue reading

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Wyoming Should Buy Gold

By Bradley Harrington NOTE: This is the second 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. “The richest people and the biggest corporations … Continue reading

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City Rightly Kills Standards

By Bradley Harrington “Virtue will slumber. The wicked will be continually watching: Consequently you will be undone.” – Patrick Henry, Virginia Ratifying Convention, 1788 – At the time Mr. Henry spoke the above warning of potential constitutional abuses of power … Continue reading

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Judge Alleges “Fraud on the Court”

From David Codrea at WarOnGuns Mama’s Note: When even judges start to notice the stink… it makes me wonder just what all else is being swept under the rug. Actually, a rug wouldn’t begin to cover it all, especially after … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-03A: More hypocrisy

By Nathan Barton It is probably fitting to talk more about hypocrisy in government and public life on “Martin Luther King, Jr.” Memorial Day.  Only in America could we celebrate the life of a Communist and call him a peace-loving … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #15-01E: Legislatures in session: hold on!

By Nathan Barton Good morning! A short commentary today, as I get back on the road. For many states, and for the FedGov, the legislative season has opened.  Unfortunately, NO, you can not buy a license or a tag for … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-47E: Idle Hands are the Devil’s Workshop

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  Today, for the end of the week, a long commentary on a bunch of stories! Idle hands are the devil’s workshop, or so says Proverbs 16:27.  Better believe it: look at the FedGov! Government always … Continue reading

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Chamber to Pig Out at Public Trough

By Bradley Harrington “Force and mind are opposite; morality ends where a gun begins.” – Ayn Rand, “Atlas Shrugged,” 1957 – It seems as though everybody under the sun wants a handout these days. And Americans have come to expect … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-40C: Stupid epidemic worse than “disease?”

By Nathan Barton Today, the natural theme of the stories that are catching my eye seem to be stupidity on the part of government officials and policies, various and sundry people, on a wide variety of topics.  Bad as things … Continue reading

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Hole’ To Be Filled By Taxpayers

By Bradley Harrington “As government expands, liberty contracts.” – Ronald Reagan, “Farewell Address,” 1989 Having scrapped plans earlier this year to fill Cheyenne’s “hole”* with a children’s museum based on a lease agreement that violated Wyoming statutes, it now seems … Continue reading

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