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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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Not-so-new feudalism

Although not so precisely stated, the fundamental principle of feudalism as practiced in the Dark Ages in much of Europe – and in Japan – is pretty well understood. “You swear to follow, obey, and be a loyal supporter to … Continue reading

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Cuba Libre!

(Yes, I know it is a cocktail. But before it was a drink, it was a cry for freedom of Cuba from the Spanish Empire, way back in the mid-1800s.) For virtually my entire life, the wonderful people of Cuba … Continue reading

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Doomed? American cities (2nd try!)

Note: For some reason the WordPress editor has totally glitched and the first attempt, published at noon today (12JUL21) was totally botched up. So here is another try. Readers of this commentary know we here at TPOL are NOT lovers … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Special

As I sit here in a certain unnamed city in Colorado, I hear the occasional pop or boom of fireworks. Fireworks almost certainly illegal in this municipality, which has so graciously permitted SOME legal fireworks (if you can call them … Continue reading

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Comparing the SPQR and USA – again (Part 3)

The Roman Empire was, in many ways, very dependent on the estimated 10% of its population that were Jews, back there in the First Century. It was one of the bright spots in the economic and social life of the … Continue reading

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Happy Independence Day

Happy Day of Liberty to all readers of The Price of Liberty. Since the days of the Liberty Round Table (aka the Knights of Non-Aggression, KNA or LRT), back in the early 1990s, many of us have chosen to celebrate … Continue reading

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To arms! To arms!

The way I read it, Joe Biden has given his blessing to massive private, personal armament. Or, at least, admitted that he and the hoplophobes, hoploclasts, gun-grabbers and their ilk and allies are all dead wrong. We need weapons – … Continue reading

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A principled stand – freedom of self-defense

By Nathan Barton Since Mama Liberty (Susan Callaway – Lady Susan) began publishing, this publication has had a few very solid principles.  As her successor (not replacement: I cannot replace her), I hold to these same principles. One of these … Continue reading

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Will we ever have a world in which race does not matter?

More and more people seek to tear apart the Fifty States – virtually every major city and many smaller ones – in order to “fight” racism. As they do so, let us for a moment believe their screams of anger: … Continue reading

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