Tag Archives: Theft by government

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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Irrational actions and reactions

Libertarian Commentary #16-07B by Nathan A Barton Irrational actions: Grocery store chains (Krogers, Safeway/Albertsons, etc.) have long been some of the most ardent of supporters of the USDA’s welfare program for families (“food stamps,” now called SNAP. Will this change? … Continue reading

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Disgusting habits

Libertarian Commentary #16-06B by Nathan Barton Americans have this disgusting habit of politicizing everything, especially commercials for food, and people and businesses who sell food. Remember the bakers who are being punished for not baking ‘same-sex wedding’ cakes and Chik-fil-A? … Continue reading

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Taxes and Other Insanity!

Libertarian Commentary #16-04B, 25 JAN 2016 By Nathan Barton What business does the “justice system” have deciding what is, and what is not, a potato chip (called a potato crisp in the UK)? Apparently, every bit when taxes are at … Continue reading

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Liberty and Money, Money and Liberty (A Rant)

by Nathan Barton Liberty Tree Quotes recently had some quotes relating to liberty and money. These in turn should make us think about what we say and do. First, we have this quote from Ayn Rand: “Until and unless you … Continue reading

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