Tag Archives: Freedom

China, democracy and liberty

By Nathan Barton What do Chinese Communists fear? The Hill some weeks ago published an opinion piece about how Red China fears democracy. Since this, of course, China and its economy, the US trade war, and the situation in Hong … Continue reading

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A look back at the Declaration of Independence

By Nathan Barton Today, in 2019, we hear the Founding Fathers and even the Declaration of Independence and US Constitution are racist, hypocritical, and therefore to be treated with contempt and anger.  And the principles contained therein are to be … Continue reading

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Optimism

By Nathan Barton In our land, and in our movement, there is often one critical element that is constantly in short supply. Optimism about the future.  As we are constantly barraged by a flood of bad news and prognostications about … Continue reading

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Democracy = Liberty’s end

By Nathan Barton I never grow accepting of people who refer to “our democracy” when talking about one of the Fifty States, let along the FedGov (the federal government of these formerly United States). It constantly grates on my ears … Continue reading

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Liberty quotes – Winston Churchill

By Nathan Barton Winston Churchill was an imperialist, a warmonger, and (among many other things) an unrecovered but fully functioning alcoholic.  But no one denies that he had a way with words, or that he understood liberty and freedom.

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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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