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Beyond eternal vigilance

What is the price of liberty? To put it another way, what are we willing to pay for liberty? Eternal vigilance, yes – especially once you have liberty.  Once you have won that liberty, at whatever cost. But what are … Continue reading

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Eternal vigilance

The Price of Liberty is… Eternal Vigilance The name of Mama Liberty’s webzine is of course taken from this well-known (and often misattributed) quote, but she always looked at it as having many levels of meaning.   The earliest known … Continue reading

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End game for Canada?

By Nathan Barton The legacy of the now-dead British Empire has four great stars. Australia and New Zealand, the Fifty States, and Canada. (I’ll leave the subject of the Fifty States for some future commentary.)  Yet, today, the great British … Continue reading

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Mainstream media shows its bias – the history of slavery

By Nathan Barton That dean of the mainstream media, as it continues to fail and decline, has a special series this year to commemorate the 400th anniversary the first known slaves to arrive in the English Colony of Virginia (at … Continue reading

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American expansion – how and where?

By Nathan Barton In a previous commentary, I discussed the FedGov acquiring Greenland from Denmark, much as (102 years ago) the FedGov bought the US Virgin Islands. While Greenland would almost certainly not be admitted to the Union (become a … Continue reading

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How much is a “free education” worth?

By Nathan Barton It’s right there in the State Constitution: § 1.   Uniform system of free public schools. The stability of a republican form of government depending on the morality and intelligence of the people, it shall be the duty of … Continue reading

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Guest column – When being an immigrant meant something positive

by Rosemary LeBonte (Please see my comments at the end. – Nathan) Back in 1900, when there was a rush from all areas of Europe to come to the United States, people had to get off a ship and stand … Continue reading

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