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Do not become slaves of men

A guest commentary by Stuart Hall, originally published at Pistos.com, 24 SEP 2022. Primarily religious (christian) in content, it applies to all lovers of liberty, christian or not. TPOL has done some stylistic editing and made some further comments in … Continue reading

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Empires’ collapse – some libertarian thoughts

The death of Elizabeth Windsor and her recent appointment of Liz as new prime minister prompted us to ask about Britain’s fate – something the media and the talking heads (political and media and celebrity) won’t. It triggered some further … Continue reading

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What do we mean by government?

In the commentary “what do we mean by liberty?” we looked at several definitions. Some of those mentioned “government.” One reason we like the American Heritage definition is it speaks of control or restrictions “by a government or other power.” … Continue reading

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What do we mean by liberty?

By Nathan Barton As lovers of liberty (libertarians, classical liberals, self-governors, free-market anarchists,) we here at TPOL obviously want to be clear to readers and others about how we define liberty. We take to heart Sam Adams’ statement: “If ye … Continue reading

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Fear, hatred, raw power, and other “virtues” of government

During a couple of days on the road, we here at The Price of Liberty are watchning an example of the evils of government right here in South Dakota. In a panicked response to angry activists and people, the Oglala … Continue reading

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Liberty or death – and other quotes

On a quiet Sunday in 2022, as the world continues to tear itself apart around us, it is easy to get entangled in the daily affairs and fears and disasters that are our common lot on this earth. It helps, … Continue reading

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Exporting revolution (and liberty or not)

A few days back, we discussed how, generally, the American people have failed to export our concept of liberty – the object of “The American Revolution” (more accurately The War of American Independence or the War of American Secession). We … Continue reading

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How many battalions…

… does the pope have? This question is sometimes attributed to Napoleon Bonaparte, way back in 1810 or so. Stalin (yes, THAT Uncle Joe) cribbed it in 1945, asking “how many divisions does the Pope of Rome have?” Whether it … Continue reading

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Declaring independence – personally

Although we think of independence and secession as a group action – this is really NOT the case. As Tom Knapp recently pointed out, NO “institution” or “government” or “organization” really does anything except through the actions of individuals. Even … Continue reading

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Warning – Independence Day ahead!

Welcome to the last day of June 2022, indeed a horrible month for many reasons.(Apologies for the delay in publishing – computer gliches are always with us!) In just two days, many lovers of liberty will celebrate American Independence Day … Continue reading

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