Monthly Archives: October 2021

Politicians’ disease

Politics is dirty. At the same time, to many people, politics seems as essential to human life as taking a poop. Which is pretty dirty, after all. Or having sex, which all things considered (and however big a deal people … Continue reading

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He pled guilty

Just now listened to the news, and Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller pled guilty, ending his court martial (except for sentencing). Listening to the charges, and knowing somewhat of the specifications of those charges, I believe that he felt he had … Continue reading

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Is a “modern” civil war coming to the Fifty States?

Editor’s note: As part of The Price of Liberty’s continuing discussion of the past “civil war” (War between the States) and the possibility of a civil war in the Fifty States, a brief piece of fiction (short story) is posted … Continue reading

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The extreme accusations of racism and sexism, past and present

[Publisher’s note: Today (Tuesday, 12 October) is the “traditional” Columbus Day, honoring the man traditionally credited with the “discovery” of the Americas. An error long taught correctly, but like Confederate statues and battle flags, and Christmas, an annual opportunity to … Continue reading

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Technology for liberty 3 – Firearms and not-firearms

This news appeared a few days ago in Field & Steam: GOEX black powder may disappear because Hodgdon is shutting down its sole plant. To quote the article: “Given the fact that GOEX black powder is generally regarded as the … Continue reading

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Technology for liberty 2 – satellite cellular

After discussing distributed grid cellular and internet communications in a local area, the natural question is “how do we communicate over larger distances?” We’ve had “satellite cellular” phones for decades – a standard ploy in action movies and books. IF … Continue reading

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Technology for liberty – distributed (mesh) communications

As society continues to deteriorate and liberty is seemingly more on the defensive right now, we need to remember that technology is virtually always neutral. A tool can be used for good or for evil, and there are few exceptions … Continue reading

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Think about this – Blood on my hands

Listen to this plaintive folksong on YouTube: Blood on my hands. Here is what the writer and singer, John Ondrasik, says; I post it without commentary, for now. Share your thoughts with me, the writer, your family and friends: John … Continue reading

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