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Progressivism and the social gospel – history and implications

The last commentary discussed “progressivism” and alcohol Prohibition. It is one of the darker episodes of American history in the last century, and we are “celebrating” the 100th Anniversary of Prohibition in America. Progressivism (Regressivism) and Prohibition are linked to, … Continue reading

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The extreme nanny state event horizon?

One of the many marvelous scenes in The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy is the discussion of the “Shoe Event Horizon.” Emotional depression turns into economic madness. Read about it here. I wonder if we here in 21st Century America, … Continue reading

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The state’s cannabis racket continues

By Nathan Barton As I mentioned, there are a lot of people who still cannot accept the legalization of marijuana. They can’t stand the idea of someone walking down the street and walking into a shop that sells medical OR … Continue reading

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The state’s cannabis racket

By Nathan Barton With yet another state legalizing cannabis for recreation as well as medicine, the inevitable backlash is gathering momentum. There are, sadly, people who still want the state’s racket, the war on drugs or something else, to continue.

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #13-22E: Tyranny+, Economics and Nanny State News

Tyranny – Verizon + “Scandal” NSA Taps Into User Data on Internet Giants (The Guardian, UK)  The National Security Agency has obtained direct access to the systems of Google, Facebook, Apple and other US internet giants, according to a top … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News 313-20B: Stupid government and more

Abominable Act – Stupid government Sebelius: ‘Expanding Access to Health Coverage Is a Responsibility Belonging Chiefly to National Governments’ (CNSNews.com) Nathan: Funny, funny, but perhaps she can show us just where we can find this “responsibility” in the US Constitution?  … Continue reading

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