Tag Archives: Theft by government

West Edge ‘Blight’ Brainlessness

By Bradley Harrington “For people to rule themselves in a Republic, they must have virtue; for a tyrant to rule in a tyranny, he must use fear.” – William J. Federer, “Change to Chains: The 6,000 Year Quest For Control,” … Continue reading

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Lipstick Can’t Hide This Pig

By Bradley Harrington “There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.” – Henry David Thoreau, “Walden,” 1854 In an interesting move to “promote” city business development, Cheyenne’s governing body just … Continue reading

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“Liar, Liar, Gas Tax On Fire”

By Bradley Harrington “No man’s life, liberty or property are safe while the legislature is in session.” – Mark Twain, “Selected Writings of an American Skeptic,” 1995 – House Bill 69, as readers might remember, was one of the most … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-36B: The economy (or lack thereof)

By Nathan Barton Good morning. When it comes  to economics, the economy, and markets, government EXCELS in making stupid mistakes and then making MORE stupid mistakes to “fix” the first one(s).  After doing this for a century-plus, it is no … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-35D: Stupidity

By Nathan Barton Stupidity in government is ALWAYS a problem, from that first decree of Nimrod and the first Phaoronic bureaucrat who couldn’t count past his toes, right down to that IQ=2 assemblage of Conscript Fathers (and Mothers), the US … Continue reading

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Fools Seeking More Foolishness

By Bradley Harrington “Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.” – H.G. Wells, “The Outline of History,” 1920 – Politics, as a branch of philosophy, deals with the fundamental principles a group of people employ … Continue reading

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Stop Messing With Trash

By Bradley Harrington “Where the people fear the government, you have tyranny. Where the government fears the people you have liberty.” – John Barnhill, “Debate on Socialism,” 1914 – One of the founding principles of America has always been that … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-33E: Economics, the depressing science

by Nathan Barton Good morning.  Economics can be fun, if you enjoy getting depressed.  Too many downers for me.  Of course, those who are not blind can see the constant drum of bad news for most sectors of our economy, … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-33A: Fallujah? No, Ferguson

By Nathan Barton Good morning, except that it is not in Missouri or Mesopotamia or Nigeria or Ukraine. Ferguson, Missouri: the beginning of the end?  In a situation reminiscent of a speeded-up Vietnam war or some kind of Mesopotamian or … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-31C: War and perverting principles

by Nathan Barton Good morning.  The various fighting throughout the “House of Submission” or “House of Peace” (Dar al-Islam) continues unabated.  Although the western powers (including Israel) have their fingers in the pie, a lot of it is Muslim on … Continue reading

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