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Optimism

By Nathan Barton In our land, and in our movement, there is often one critical element that is constantly in short supply. Optimism about the future.  As we are constantly barraged by a flood of bad news and prognostications about … Continue reading

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Justin Raimondo – rest in peace

By Nathan Barton Liberty has lost a good – excellent! – friend and advocate. Or at least anything more from him. His existing, huge body of work for liberty and freedom, and against the state and war will be long … Continue reading

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Liberty and Authority

By Nathan Barton I’ve forgotten who said this: “And here is the difference between the Libertarians and the Authoritarians: the latter have no confidence in liberty; they believe in compelling people to be good, assuming that people are totally depraved; … Continue reading

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Left-right? Thick-thin?

By Nathan Barton Mama Liberty wrote: I am still trying to understand this left, right, thick/thin idea of libertarianism. If the non-aggression principle is the center, a great deal of all that other is bogus nonsense… but they can believe anything they want, … Continue reading

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Is El Neil burning his bridges?

By Nathan Barton L. Neil Smith’s recent column ending his commentary cycle on the recent election and elevation of a new Massa for the FedGov on The Libertarian Enterprise may come as a bit of shock to some people.  In … Continue reading

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