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More on liberty and authority

By Nathan Barton The vast gulf between libertarians (lovers of liberty – NOT members of a Libertarian Party) and Authoritarians, or Controllers, applies to more than just the State, governments, and politics. We find it in society, in the market … Continue reading

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Who is in charge?

By Nathan Barton Bear with me: this is going to start on a religious note, but we’ll soon get to the political and societal side of things. More and more, as I study the Bible and religious matters, by myself … Continue reading

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Is it government’s duty to control weeds? (Part II)

By Nathan Barton In the last commentary I discussed the role of government in controlling weeds.  Weeds along streets and roads, on public property, and on private property. I believe that there are many ways to deal with weeds that … Continue reading

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Is it government’s duty to control weeds? (Part I)

By Nathan Barton A correspondent recently asked me an interesting question.  Is it government’s duty to protect us from weeds?  Is it government’s job to control weeds? Although he was asking the question regarding a particular subject, in reality, there … Continue reading

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Food for Thought #2

By MamaLiberty Yesterday, I asked readers to contemplate who actually owns their lives, and who has legitimate authority over them. That is a very deep and complex subject, especially if you’ve never actually considered it before. That question, and whatever … Continue reading

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The true scope of taking by the State

Libertarian Commentary #16-18A By Nathan Barton When we hear about the state “taking something,” most people do NOT put together the reality: it is stealing. Let’s talk about that a bit. I don’t particularly care for most of Timothy J. … Continue reading

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