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The Best Of Times – The Worst Of Times

By MamaLiberty It is easy to lose sight of the good when evil surrounds us. It is even difficult to rejoice for a warm summer day if you are dying of cancer, living in serious pain, or so many other … Continue reading

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Trust In Government, Media At All Time Low

By MamaLiberty Whom do you trust? Government, media, doctors, scientists, everyone or nobody? How many of us have been included in these surveys? Do you trust surveys? Surveys Show Global Trust In Government At All-Time Low, Losing Control Worldwide Distrust … Continue reading

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New Boss Speaks…

By MamaLiberty Donald Trump pledges ‘America first’ creed, says ‘you will never be ignored again’ I just finished reading Trump’s inaugural address. Here are some of my thoughts… Sounds very much as if this lunatic will complete the destruction of … Continue reading

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Americans spend a lot, and the government tracks…

By Nathan Barton At HowMuch.com there is a neat chart which shows what Americans have spent on various things for the last 70 years. It is, no surprise, very enlightening – for several reasons. First off, the data comes from … Continue reading

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Population growth, economics, freedom, and religion

By Nathan Barton One of the interesting news items last week was that Utah’s population crossed the 3.0 million mark as it became the nation’s fastest-growing state over the last year. Its population increased 2.0 percent to 3.1 million from … Continue reading

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Economics, Populist Fads, and Government

Libertarian Commentary #16-20B By Nathan Barton Governments are organizations where “group-think” is a large part of how they do things. They are unaccountable to the mechanisms of the free market. And they are made up of people (both the elite … Continue reading

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Liberty, peace, and prosperity (or not) at home and abroad

Libertarian Commentary #16-11D, By Nathan Barton With the GOP race down to just two contestants (down from 17 to start; and Kasich cannot mathematically hope to be anything but a spoiler), and multiple claims that Hillary has now toasted Bernie, … Continue reading

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