Monthly Archives: April 2013

Gold and the Dollar

In the past day, the price of gold has dropped about 120 an ounce, to under $1500 (now just above $1500). But the real news is NOT that gold is now at its lowest price in dollars in two years, … Continue reading

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Risk

How do you determine what level of risk is acceptable, and what can you do about it? Good question? Think about lightning. Do you normally spend a lot of time thinking about the risk of being struck by lightning? Looking … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-13C: More Police State Blues

Hoplophobes & Hoploclasts Chris Matthews: NRA Wants ‘Guns on Demand Like You’re Buying a Hershey Bar’ (CNSNews.com) Nathan: Not quite, Chris.  Handguns, like prescription drugs and computer games and gasoline and other items that are easily shoplifted and high-value items, … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-13B: Police State Blues

Self-defense – Stupid government thugs Massachusetts man facing charges for killing bear in his own backyard (CBS) – A 76-year-old Auburn man is facing charges after killing a bear in his backyard. Richard Ahlstrand told WBZ-TV he was stocking his bird … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-13A: This and that

East Asian front – Tranzis and Communists Chen Guangcheng: China Can’t Expect a ‘Savior,’ Reform Must Come From Grassroots (CNSNews.com) Nathan: The “people” led by the cadre of the Communist Party, no doubt. Home front – Crash of 2009 3.6 … Continue reading

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Colorado, the Police State

As readers may recall, Colorado is a second home for me and my family.  We spend a lot of time there, and have close relatives that live in various parts of the state.  We frequently have to travel through all … Continue reading

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Guest-guest commentary: The Gun IS Civilization

This is from a friend, Margaret Figert, retired publisher and editor of the Todd County Tribune, Mission, South Dakota, being published on Wednesday, 10th April 2013. Most of it is actually written by a retired Jarhead (and yes, I know … Continue reading

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