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Libertarian News & Commentary #15-20B, 21 May 2015: Government Dictates and Stupidity

By Nathan A. Barton The hubris of government is awesome indeed: the dictates of the state are usually foolish and based on myths and warped perception of reality.  Consider this: The Guardian reports that Los Angeles is the largest US … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #15-20A: This and that

By Nathan Barton After a very lengthy illness and hiatus in this commentary, I am attempting to resume it at least part time! According to Libertytalk.fm two of the Silk Road lead investigators who brought down the supposed Dread Pirate … Continue reading

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Police Militarization Our Doing

By Bradley Harrington “Police today embody all of the threats the Founders feared were posed by standing armies, plus a few additional ones they couldn’t have anticipated.” – Radley Balko, “Rise of the Warrior Cop: The Militarization of America’s Police … Continue reading

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Asset Forfeiture Just Thuggery

By Bradley Harrington “The founders of America warned us that we would lose more freedoms from gradual encroachments by those in authority than by sudden usurpations from any foreign enemy.” – Sheriff Richard Mack, “The County Sheriff: America’s Last Hope,” … Continue reading

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This is a Test

By MamaLiberty Had a short discussion with a good friend the other day, and we were in agreement over so many things… but he made a statement I consider entirely too optimistic, and very unlikely. We agree to the principle … Continue reading

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Your Liberties Disappear Thanks To Spineless GOP

By Bradley Harrington “If you penny-loafer conservatives – you slaves in splendor – ever had the courage of a housecat, we’d have a free America today … Our vile ‘leaders’ are not the real enemy. You are.” – Kenneth Royce, … Continue reading

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No King Of Old Had It Better

By Bradley Harrington “The urge to save humanity is almost always only a false-face for the urge to rule it.” – H.L. Mencken, “H.L. Mencken’s Notebooks,” 1956 – In accordance with Theodore Sturgeon’s Law that “nine tenths of anything is … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-08B: Ownership and Power

By Nathan Barton Today, we accept that people who OWN something may not actually control it:  shareholders in a corporation (especially a large, publicly-traded one) do not control that company; we “own” our house and land but government dictates to … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #15-07B: Jihad and other news

By Nathan Barton Good morning.   Let’s start out with some more on European Jihad: Just a few miles from Copenhagen, where a member of the Caliphate killed two and wounded others, Northern Germany’s largest Carnival parade in the city … Continue reading

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Review: “The Testament of James”

By MamaLiberty Imagination, story telling, tall tales and sharing of ideas, adventures and speculation of every kind must have been among the earliest attributes of human beings. The ability to think like this, to attempt to analyze and explain one’s … Continue reading

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