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RIP: Bill of Rights Day – Mourning

By Nathan Barton Monday is “Bill of Rights Day” and I think it is appropriate to use the opportunity to remember the late and great document which once helped us keep some hard-won liberties. Therefore, I’d like to suggest that … Continue reading

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Evil disguised as care and compassion, tyranny disguised as liberty (was Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-48D)

By Nathan Barton Happy Thanksgiving! I wrote about thanks yesterday; fortunately, most of us still have many things to be thankful to God about, but we also need to include both prayers for deliverance (and the strength of will to … Continue reading

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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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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-35C: Insanity in the news

by Nathan Barton Good morning.  Insanity is a serious problem today, especially in government, education, and Islam.  Today’s news stories show what I mean. Insanity in government and more: California’s demonstrably insane legislature has sent a plastic bag ban law … Continue reading

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Problem solving: Responding to tyranny in 2014

by Nathan Barton Daily I read of more obvious, more common tyranny and oppression around the world, and of how people agonize over how to end it: how to respond.  Many offer answers.  Will they work? They have not, so … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-29E: Simon Says?

by Nathan Barton Good morning.  Fans of R. A. Heinlein’s “The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress” will recall the PR campaign featuring “Kilroy was here” and the little horned devil “Simon.”  Like the famous Eric Frank Russell novel “WASP” and … Continue reading

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2014 Declaration of Independence

By Robert Greenslade In A Convention of Sovereign States—July 4, 2014 The unanimous Declaration of the fifty united States of America In the Course of securing Liberty and establishing the Republic, our Forefathers Dissolved all allegiance to the British Crown … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-25D: The tyranny and stupidity of American cops

By Nathan Barton For some reason, yesterday and today a whole raft of abusive cop stories, and stories related to cops being stupid and tyrannical popped up.  Here are a few in no particular order. On the Guadalupe River, in … Continue reading

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The President of The United States

By MamaLiberty Lots of speculation and argument around the ‘net already about the election that won’t happen until 2016, especially in regards to the “president,” of course. With no eligible incumbent and a VP who is less qualified than a … Continue reading

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Supply, Demand and The Gorilla

By MamaLiberty Last year, I wrote “Your Groceries are Shrinking.” Anyone who cooks and buys groceries knows that this is getting worse all the time. Not just packages shrinking, but whole categories of food and other products are either vanishing … Continue reading

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