Tag Archives: Freedom

Thoughts on liberty

By Nathan Barton On Sunday, 2nd of July 2017, I celebrated the 241st anniversary of the Continental Congress voting to declare independence of the Thirteen States from the English Crown and the British Empire. As I did that, I reflected … Continue reading

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Lexington and Concord: The Flame Remains Unlit

by Bill Buppert It’s that time again. Today is the 252nd anniversary of the “shot heard ‘round the world” at Lexington and Concord. The British regulars who started the fracas were following an age old government tradition of seizing powder, … Continue reading

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Baker’s Dozen ™ – Markers of a truly free society

By Nathan Barton As we lovers of liberty try to identify whether or not our society is gaining or losing liberty and freedom, we should consider what the characteristics of a society which enjoys real liberty are. Here is a … 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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Misconcepts of Government

By Nathan Barton Too much of the time, too many people operate under the misunderstanding that government can do anything. They assume that with enough money and “incentives” (carrots AND sticks – big ones!), that government(s) can do anything which … Continue reading

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What is wrong?

By Nathan Barton In the same web page as the commentary about “dumbing down” and cannabis, “legendary singer” Charlie Daniels also has a commentary on CNS News profanely asking what has happened to our country. Of the same generation as … Continue reading

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Liberty Today

By Nathan Barton Liberty, for Americans, and for most of the rest of the world, didn’t fare too well in the last few years.  A few places, here and there, lost everything.  Most places got liberty nibbled at, in large … Continue reading

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