Tag Archives: crime

Commenting on Quotes – Ingersoll

By Nathan Barton A while back, Liberty Tree posted this quote from the great Robert Ingersoll. “Every crime is born of necessity.  If you want less crime, you must change the conditions.  Poverty makes crime.  Want, rags, crusts, misfortune – all … Continue reading

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Wyoming still lets “law enforcement” steal from travelers

By Nathan Barton In the old days in England, people had to put up with “highwaymen” – armed robbers who would come upon unsuspecting travelers (on foot, horseback, in carts or stages) and order them to “stand and deliver.” Often … Continue reading

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Arrogance and evil

By Nathan Barton The new TrumpTax now seems a done deal, but on Tuesday the 19th of December, it was a bizarre sort of public spectacle as the House and Senate debated it, voted on it, traded back and forth, … Continue reading

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Philadelphia – demonstrate brotherly love by making crime easier for the disadvantaged to commit

By Nathan Barton Thanks to Scott for passing this one on. Information Liberation (seriously, that’s the website’s name!) tells us that Democrats who are “people of color” (and their allies and supporters and instigators) are demanding that bulletproof Plexiglas barriers … Continue reading

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Is Crime Increasing?

By MamaLiberty First, of course, we must sort out what we mean by “crime.” So many things have been criminalized the last few years that it is no wonder people are often confused. We need to define the premise for … Continue reading

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Firing people – examples of modern political hypocrisy

By Nathan Barton Recent news about firing people points out some really cute examples of how those who support and believe in the state are demonstrating their hypocrisy in different ways. Consider the city of Forest Lake, Minnesota, where the … Continue reading

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Guns, crime, and … diapers

Libertarian Commentary #16-11B By Nathan A. Barton What gives?  This is the kind of story that normally pops up on a dozen pro-gun and pro-self defense websites, but THIS one showed up on the daily headline news e-mail from the … Continue reading

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