Tag Archives: Theft by government

If I Were The President…

By Bradley Harrington “Speak softly and carry a big stick; you will go far.” — Theodore Roosevelt, “Letter to Henry Sprague,” 1900 – In view of the fact that we as a nation are well on our way towards electing … Continue reading

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Watch Out for the “Economic Development” Scammers

By Bradley Harrington “When plunder becomes a way of life, men create for themselves a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it.” — Frederic Bastiat, “Economic Sophisms,” 1848 – “Economic development” is the new buzz … Continue reading

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Hot Air and Broken Promises

By Bradley Harrington “Money is MADE – before it can be looted or mooched – made by the effort of every honest man, each to the extent of his ability. An honest man is one who knows that he can’t … Continue reading

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Built by slaves

By Nathan Barton In recent times, we’ve heard from the consort (and partner in crime) of that squatter at 1600 PA how “… I wake up every morning in a house that was built by slaves.” [Snopes] Actually, she is … Continue reading

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Corruption in the House – and other places (part 1)

by Nathan Barton Although this is a Democrat, we are again reminded of the corruption of the powers-that-be, no matter which political party they claim as home. A Florida Democrat congresswoman, Corrine Brown, and her chief of staff have been … Continue reading

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Theft by government: fines and code violations and environmental laws

By Nathan Barton Thanks to Laissez Faire for this news item a week or so ago, from the Dallas News. A man who had a relatively small pile of firewood on the property that he sold in 2002 in the … Continue reading

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False religions, new and old

Libertarian Commentary #16-19C, By Nathan Barton False religions are, of course, a dime a dozen and have been since not all that long after Adam and Eve got kicked out of the garden. Today, more than ever, we see the … Continue reading

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Let’s Change The $20. Bill

Indeed… let’s talk about important things like who’s image is on the fiat “money.”

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Voting and Complaining

By MamaLiberty Every election cycle, at least a few people tell me that if I don’t “vote,” I can’t complain about the results. This has never made any sense at all to me, but this year it seems even more … Continue reading

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Liberty, peace, and prosperity (or not) at home and abroad

Libertarian Commentary #16-11D, By Nathan Barton With the GOP race down to just two contestants (down from 17 to start; and Kasich cannot mathematically hope to be anything but a spoiler), and multiple claims that Hillary has now toasted Bernie, … Continue reading

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