Tag Archives: Prohibition

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 Even though Prohibition was repealed nationally in 1937, its evils remain with us today.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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It’s about the children – get rid of gravel trucks!

By Nathan Barton As part of my environmental work, I subscribe to Aggregates Manager, whose daily newsletter carried an article this morning about a fatality in Texas. A gravel truck tee-boned a vehicle with four people, injuring three and killing … Continue reading

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A merry Christmas, indeed … and an example of liberty

By Nathan Barton Fortunately, the Christmas season always brings stories of good things that people do for each other, and here are a couple. On Sunday the 17th of December, when Atlanta Airport had a massive power outage that shut … Continue reading

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Inventions and government

Libertarian commentary #16-18D By Nathan Barton We live in an era in which the great age of invention, which lasted 300 years, may be slowing to a stop, largely due to government controls and regulations and a pathetic desire to … Continue reading

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