Tag Archives: Freedom

Who owns us?

By Nathan Barton For those of us who advocate and practice (to the best of our abilities) the principle of self-government, the answer is obvious. Whether we are proponents, or even comfortable with, the philosophy of Ayn Rand or Harry … Continue reading

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Looking into a mirror – demands of liberty

By Nathan Barton Most of us here in the Fifty States (and around the world) pretty much take for granted that “liberty” is a desirable thing.  The problem comes in defining liberty and how much of it we (well, at … Continue reading

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Liberty and Authority

By Nathan Barton I’ve forgotten who said this: “And here is the difference between the Libertarians and the Authoritarians: the latter have no confidence in liberty; they believe in compelling people to be good, assuming that people are totally depraved; … Continue reading

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Is democracy a bad idea?

By Nathan Barton Too many people laud and honor the formerly United States of America and its Federal Government as being a “democracy.” This error goes back generations.  Those politically-minded may recall that the Founding Fathers pretty much despised the … Continue reading

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California – a legacy of filth and evil (#2 of 3)

By Nathan Barton You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy. Obi-Wan was wrong.  The writers that penned those words knew it.  Because they lived in a worse, more wretched hive. It is called California.

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Hope

By Nathan Barton We all find ourselves getting down.  Life can be depressing for many reasons.  But there is still hope. The future is ours. No matter how bad the State is now, no matter how many governments we have … Continue reading

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How government enforces our “protections” (and why it is wrong)

By Nathan Barton In the last two commentaries, I discussed government and weeds. In those, I raised the question of how government enforces laws, even without having any legitimate authority to do so. Laws which are supposed to protect people … Continue reading

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