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Socialism and liberty (Part 1)

We know that many Americans – even some friends and neighbors – love the idea of socialism. We know that others fear, hate, and oppose socialism. How does that fit in with the ideal of liberty? Of living free? But … 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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Is democracy a bad idea?

By Nathan Barton Too many people laud and honor the formerly United States of America and its Federal Government as being a “democracy.” This error goes back generations.  Those politically-minded may recall that the Founding Fathers pretty much despised the … Continue reading

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