Tag Archives: liberty

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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May you live in interesting times

By Nathan Barton The well known Chinese curse bedevils us. The year 2018 certainly demonstrates that, for Americans and for people around the world.  Including lovers of liberty. Much of it was bad, but throughout the year, lovers of liberty … Continue reading

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Looking into a mirror – demands of liberty

By Nathan Barton Most of us here in the Fifty States (and around the world) pretty much take for granted that “liberty” is a desirable thing.  The problem comes in defining liberty and how much of it we (well, at … Continue reading

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Declaration and Constitution

By Nathan Barton The Bill of Rights, added to the Constitution of 1787, and the various State Constitutions’ Bills of Rights, have a fairly concise list of “rights” which are recognized (NOT “given”) to individuals, with a tad bit of … Continue reading

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More on liberty and authority

By Nathan Barton The vast gulf between libertarians (lovers of liberty – NOT members of a Libertarian Party) and Authoritarians, or Controllers, applies to more than just the State, governments, and politics. We find it in society, in the market … Continue reading

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Interrupted publication – Happy Hanukkah!

By Nathan Barton A belated Hanukkah greeting to all.  Although a Jewist feast and holiday, the Festival of Lights is a reminder to ALL of us, that even when liberty and freedom are lost, they CAN be regained. But always … Continue reading

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