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Commenting on Quotes – Ingersoll

By Nathan Barton A while back, Liberty Tree posted this quote from the great Robert Ingersoll. “Every crime is born of necessity.  If you want less crime, you must change the conditions.  Poverty makes crime.  Want, rags, crusts, misfortune – all … 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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How are we raising our children?

A while back, Brandon Aal commented on my commentary about teaching children about knives with an important idea. If we don’t raise out children to bear self-responsibility and ownership, the West is lost. The daily headlines bear out the truth … Continue reading

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The Kentucky Resolutions of 1798

Posted by Nathan Barton These are lengthy reading but important, and worth once more seeking to apply to a FedGov gone wild and certain to get worse. I am providing these to spark discussion and encourage people to follow again … Continue reading

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The White Rose – in defense of liberty

By Nathan Barton I was again reminded of die Weiße Rose (in English, the White Rose), today. That movement, led by Sophie and her brother Hans, resisted the Dritte Reich (Third Reich, Nazi Germany), and its totalitarian government. It was … Continue reading

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Life is unfair – and so is death

By Nathan Barton “Life’s unfair… and then you die,” is a saying that you don’t hear much.  Especially not in the Fifty States of the 21st Century. Neither is another once-commonly accepted concept: you are responsible for the results of … Continue reading

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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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