Tag Archives: Prohibition

A history of horrors – government and alcohol

Editor’s Note: Nathan and all the folks at The Price of Liberty are tee-totalers: we don’t drink alcohol. But everyone believes that is a PERSONAL choice and is not to be imposed on someone else. Can we trust anything that … Continue reading

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Booze and liberty

The connections (for many people) between beverage alcohol (booze! – beer, wine, hard liquor, and all the other stuff) and liberty is close. Not so much for ALL lovers of liberty – including those of us here at The Price … Continue reading

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Corrupt business, society, and political correctness

Ah, brand names, naming rights, forbidden words, and other such fun things! In a society where the powers that be (economic and political) conspire on this and that, the society becomes (in some eyes, at least) stranger and stranger. And … Continue reading

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A libertarian christian perspective on the drug crisis, part 1

Bear with me while I write about a christian free-market anarchist’s perspective on drugs and government (Much of the concept herein is taken from some excellent articles by Lawrence Vance (another “christian libertarian”), and other writers who love God and … Continue reading

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Progressivism and Prohibition – the awful aftermath

Having looked briefly at the relationship between Progressivism (Regressivism), Prohibition, and the Social Gospel, we now move closer in time to today. Even though Prohibition was repealed nationally in 1937, its evils remain with us today. Although supposedly the Social … Continue reading

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Progressivism and Prohibition – History and implications

Progressivism – which I believe is a key element and ally of Transnational Socialism (Tranzis) and which I think of more and more as “Regressivism” – has been an unfortunate and evil facet of American society and politics for a … Continue reading

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Prohibition – 100 years today

Today, 16 January 2020, is the one-hundredth anniversary of the implementation of National Prohibition, when the 18th Amendment to the US Constitution officially took effect. I’m posting a series of commentaries over the next several days about Prohibition, its relationship … Continue reading

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Drug wars come close to home

By Nathan Barton The recent attack which killed nine people: three women and six children, in the middle of Sonora State in Mexico, brings the war on some drugs – and Mexico’s internal war – close to home. It is … Continue reading

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Our right to beverage alcohol

By Nathan Barton Is it a “right” or a “privilege” to buy and/or drink alcohol? Is that an inherent human right? Is that a right of Americans under the Constitution? Or is that a privilege granted to us by government? … 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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