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Military adventurism and the Monroe Doctrine

Doug Bandow is a fairly prolific writer and a strong libertarian – more minarchist than anarchist, but a thoughtful and insightful analyst. His recent article “Military spending is not defense spending” published by the American Institute for Economic Research (AIER) … Continue reading

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Is a “modern” civil war coming to the Fifty States?

Editor’s note: As part of The Price of Liberty’s continuing discussion of the past “civil war” (War between the States) and the possibility of a civil war in the Fifty States, a brief piece of fiction (short story) is posted … Continue reading

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Technology for liberty 2 – satellite cellular

After discussing distributed grid cellular and internet communications in a local area, the natural question is “how do we communicate over larger distances?” We’ve had “satellite cellular” phones for decades – a standard ploy in action movies and books. IF … Continue reading

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Our current lap in the race of tyranny

As mentioned in the last column, the quote usually (and apparently wrongly) attributed to Sinclair Lewis, “When Fascism [tyranny] comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross,” was a little too late and simply … Continue reading

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Race to the bottom – American tyranny

As we enter the last quarter of Calendar Year 2021 and the Fiscal New Year of the FedGov (2022), we need to consider some of these things. Readers and friends know that I am very much an enemy of democracy. … Continue reading

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Were Lee, Jackson, and Wheeler traitors?

In the last commentary (HERE) I ran out of words to explain my claim that Southern officers and enlisted personnel (and their leaders and civilians) were NOT traitors to the United States. So here is the next commentary: WHY do … Continue reading

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Military threats to the Fifty States: A subverted military

The seemingly treasonous actions of which General Milley is accused, in the waning days of the Trump administration, make me ponder the current state of threat to the Fifty States: The US Constitution The federal government The Fifty State governments … Continue reading

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Fighting against liberty – the 2020s foremost activity

Call it what you will – it is clear that much of public discourse in 2021 consists of direct attacks on people’s liberty. That is, your liberty and my liberty. The news is daily filled with yet another example of … Continue reading

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The American way? Destroying authoritarian regimes

A question recently asked on a forum went something like this: “Is destroying/destabilizing the central government the American way of freeing citizens from their authoritarian regime?” The questioner was a bit sarcastic: “After all, having no central government and being … Continue reading

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… Condemned to repeat it – the sad case of Massachusetts

The quote “Those who forget history are condemned to repeat it” is attributed to the American philosopher George Santayana and it can be accurately quoted as “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it” as stated in … Continue reading

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