Category Archives: Nathan’s Rants

The Fall of the United Kingdom

For decades, the Berlin Wall and the Inner-German Border (IGB) stood as often loud (and fatal) declarations that the subject population – the people – of East Germany were forbidden from leaving or escaping their land without government permission. We … Continue reading

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Biden – the shill-in-chief

For many years, you probably heard the claim that anyone able to win election as President of the United States is unfit to actually serve. Well, to serve well: actually PERFORM the work in a satisfactory manner based on any … Continue reading

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Why don’t we have riots in rural areas?

I got asked an interesting question the other day. I reworded it slightly. I suspect that the questioner is not an American, or not one for very long, and really doesn’t understand rural areas. Especially not American rural areas, or … Continue reading

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David Lipscomb on Government

Many libertarians think that all people who claim to be “Christians” or even religious in general reject the libertarian, or free-market anarchist, worldview. This quote from 1867 or 1868 is worth thinking about:

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California – more than just another “banana republic”

Typically a lot of us poke fun, if in a very serious vein, at California. Not just today’s California, but going back to the 1980s. The People’s Republic, we call it. Or the Democratic (Communist) Republic. In Iowa, we have … Continue reading

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Masks, liberty, and slavery

You got a mask? For 99% of Americans, the answer is yes. Stores and websites are selling them like hotcakes. It seems like every other store (especially the big-box and small-box stores and the supermarket and convenience store chains) has … Continue reading

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South Dakota – punishment for Trump and more?

Author’s note: As I sit writing this, our home outside Rapid City in the Black Hills sits under 15-18 inches of fresh, wet, spring snow, courtesy of the vast Storm Xylia that engulfed much of the Rockies and Great Plains. … Continue reading

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Stupid government – phobias and bans

Stupidity to the point of insanity is increasingly a “occupational disease” of politicians – especially those elected to state legislatures.  Consider this. It is not a joke from the Onion or the Babylon Bee. It is Oregon House Bill 3305: … Continue reading

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We’re back! Liberty’s price is being paid

After an unexpected and unplanned hiatus of two weeks, The Price of Liberty returns. Following a whirlwind tour of seven states, at least three still in the throes of the evils of the Lockdown, TPOL is back up this week. … Continue reading

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Additional thoughts on Biden’s gunning for guns

David, Tom Knapp, and several others pointed out my typo in the second paragraph, and I realized it was also unclear. Here is what I meant to write and what it now says: “Especially since no doubt many of the … Continue reading

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