Category Archives: Ideas for liberty

A justified nanny state? Part 2

Read part 1 here: a commentary by Margaret Figert. Over the past weekend, I drove though one of the emptier parts of Wyoming and Utah, passing by Flaming Gorge Reservoir, a spectacular area built decades ago under the jurisdiction of … Continue reading

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Let’s restore a civil society

Today, these States seem to be suffering yet another national pandemic: one of rage and paranoia. Consider that since June 2020, that cesspool on the Potomac has enjoyed a trifecta of anger, fear, and paranoia on the part of the … Continue reading

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Guns and statistics – liberties and lies

A guest column by Don Robinson Some time ago (back in 2017), Don answered a question, and his answer is worth reading. The question: What statistics would convince “pro-gun people” (who love guns) that less access to guns and certain … Continue reading

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2021: In defense of free speech

The recent creation of the Disinformation Governance Board should prompt us to again consider this basic and essential human right. Was this prompted by Musk’s terrorizing the world by buying Twitter? Was it caused by more and more people calling … Continue reading

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Some thoughts on gun-owner databases

Greg Taggart’s commentary on central gun-owner databases (CGODB) addressed many excellent issues regarding gun registration. All of these arguments, including his examples, are valuable to use in persuading people who favor gun-control and registration the error of this twisted little … Continue reading

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Death of a city?

Hopefully. I also hope that the suburbs of the City of Houston experience a MASSIVE building boom as hundreds of businesses close up shop in this pitiful perversion of a government. Especially in Texas. Why? Apparently (according to this ABC … Continue reading

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Taking another look: Is it time yet? Freedom = I won’t

About a year ago, I asked the same questions: How can we, to quote Harry Browne, live free in an unfree world? Is it, to restate Claire Wolfe’s question, time to shoot them?

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Libertarian Lessons Learned: the Knights Templar

NOTE: This may be the first of a new, occasional series of commentaries looking at events and organizations of the past with the idea of learning lessons from what they did, good or bad. So that we lovers of liberty … Continue reading

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The dangers of math illiteracy

The other day, I listened and watched as my wife (a management analyst by profession, specializing in solid waste management) taught a woman in her thirties – an intelligent woman – how to calculate interest rates and loan payments. Things … Continue reading

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How about giving the FedGov a report card?

The FedGov, under the Constitution of 1787, established enumerated (specific) and limited powers, with the 10th Amendment explicitly stating that everything else – EVERYTHING ELSE – was reserved to the States or to the people themselves. How well is DC … Continue reading

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