Monthly Archives: October 2019

Beyond eternal vigilance

What is the price of liberty? To put it another way, what are we willing to pay for liberty? Eternal vigilance, yes – especially once you have liberty.  Once you have won that liberty, at whatever cost. But what are … Continue reading

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Eternal vigilance

The Price of Liberty is… Eternal Vigilance The name of Mama Liberty’s webzine is of course taken from this well-known (and often misattributed) quote, but she always looked at it as having many levels of meaning.   The earliest known … Continue reading

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Liberty and the environment

I’ve been asked this question more than once over the years, as an environmental engineer: “If business is not regulated by government, wouldn’t the environment be destroyed?” Here is a compendium of my answers, over time. Here in the Fifty … Continue reading

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A scenario for impeachment and more

By Nathan Barton The more I hear the rhetoric of the Democratic candidates for Massa (POTUS), the Congressional Democrats, and the mainstream media, the more convinced I am that they are indeed pushing for a coup. Yes, The Donald is … Continue reading

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Pay for play – on our dime

By Nathan Barton California has allowed, and Colorado is considering, how college and university sports players can profit from their playing games.  Well, at least some of them.  I think, from the point of view of taxpayers and lovers of … Continue reading

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Cop guilty of murder in Dallas – afterword

By Nathan Barton I had posted most of this commentary in “The New Price of Liberty” temporary website, on 1st October, but since there is little traffic to that website now that we are back online here, I think it … Continue reading

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A free market, a free society

By Nathan Barton Once upon a time, a customer walked into a grocery store, went to the counter, and told a clerk what she wanted.  The clerk would rush hither and yon, gather the goods, weigh and tag them, then … Continue reading

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