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Courage – part 2

By Nathan Barton Courage, as discussed earlier, is a virtue.  It is also a requirement for many occupations. “First responders” is a fairly new label, referring to firefighters, emergency medical technicians/paramedics, and law-enforcement officers.  That is, those persons (usually government … Continue reading

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Courage – part 1

By Nathan Barton As we here in the Fifty States celebrate the 242nd anniversary (official, at least) of the independence of the United States of America from the Kingdom of Great Britain, let us meditate on the courage of the … Continue reading

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Drawing that line

By Nathan Barton “Your right to swing your arms ends just where the other man’s nose begins.” It is a quote many of us (self-governors, libertarians, anarchists, Christians) have heard.  It was written by Zechariah Chafee, Jr., a man few … Continue reading

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