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Are we all nuts?

By Nathan Barton Recently, a popular conservative political website interpreted a recent article published by the American Psychiatric Association to say that one in four – 25% – of Americans are mentally ill.  Although not explicit, I can see why … Continue reading

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The power of words

By Nathan Barton An acquaintance, “JA” responded recently to a commentary appearing at TheFreeThoughtProject posted by “Matt Agorist,” (clearly a nom de plume), headlined “State Congress Passes Bill to Confiscate Legal Guns from All 18-20-year olds.” JA wrote: Matt, while … Continue reading

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Saving children

By Nathan Barton It has happened again. Seventeen people are killed by a crazed 19-year-old “child” in and around a school in Florida.  A 9-12th grade high school with more than 3,000 students.  Or rather, as Tom Knapp accurately characterized it … Continue reading

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Today, there are thirteen states…

By Nathan Barton Today, there are thirteen states that require NO permit (other than “the Second Amendment” as people are wont to point out) for carrying concealed.  At least for people who are residents of that state, not convicted (or … Continue reading

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Still Not My Problem

By MamaLiberty [Republished from July, 2014] Not my problem. I’m sure a lot of people would consider that a harsh thing to say, but if you’ll stay with me a bit you should easily see that it is the only … Continue reading

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When are we going to learn?

By Nathan Barton The end of the world is upon us.  A dozen or more children could have been killed, as Columbine 2.0 (or Sandy Hook 2.0) was narrowly avoided by a vigilant and expertly trained and experienced preschool teacher. … Continue reading

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Guns, freedom, and safety

By Nathan Barton What is it with gun-rights organizations? Or organizations that claim to represent owners and users of firearms? We’ve known that the NRA has been no true friend of liberty for a long time, and in fact, started … Continue reading

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