Tag Archives: government control

Thugs in power – a compendium of cases

How quickly matters are deteriorating, in more and more states. And more and more communities. Governments at all levels have become MORE totalitarian, MORE tyrannical, MORE panicked. And the process is far from done: every media news report pushes more … Continue reading

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Tightening the noose – government wants more control

One of the keys of a free society, especially in the 21st Century, is communications. The current novel coronavirus crisis and the Beer Flu Panic are demonstrating – again – the truth of this statement. Whether or not we are … Continue reading

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Rational response to political problems? Not in Congress.

Is it possible for “democracy” to address matters that affect communities, states, and even the world in a way that is rational, and not overwhelmed by emotions, even madness? Is it possible even in a republic? Or a tyranny or … Continue reading

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Does intimidation work?

No lover of liberty will deny that every person has a right to choose how to spend their money. Or that one of the ways that we can influence people to change what they do – to do what is … Continue reading

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Truckers dilemma

By Nathan Barton Business Insider’s recently discussed “Black Smoke Matters.” This brought to mind frequent sightings as my family and I traveled the roads this last year. A Facebook group (with an 11-member board) is organizing truckers for a one-day … Continue reading

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More on ghettos and refuges

by Nathan Barton A few weeks ago, I suggested that ghettos can sometimes be refuges for people and businesses, when society (or the powers-that-be) is very much against the people, their business, or their products and practices. Yes, they can … Continue reading

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Lincoln – Truth and Consequences

By MamaLiberty Yesterday, Feb. 12, was listed on my calendar as Lincoln’s birthday. I didn’t notice it then, even went to the county library – which was open! These past “presidents” don’t get much attention these days, since so many … Continue reading

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