Tag Archives: responsibility

Guest column – Staying happy while self-distancing

Margaret Figert of Valentine, Nebraska, is a long-time correspondent and friend, from a more conservative than libertarian point of view. Still, I’d like to share her “Smoke Signals” column for this week, entitled “Staying happy while self-distancing.” She has a … Continue reading

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Who benefits from closing all the schools?

Rob Morse, in his “Slow Facts” webzine, on Monday, asks a good question: “Are bureacrats shutting down schools for their benefit or for yours? When the same cities that close all their schools to supposedly prevent the close contact that … Continue reading

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Why we don’t need to panic – and how to deal with those who do

See the commentary on panic over coronavirus and politics and other recent commentaries posted about panic. We don’t NEED to panic. So what do we do? Keep ourselves healthy, with plenty of food, water, medicine, and other supplies on hand … Continue reading

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Other causes of panic (other than Beer Flu)

Coronavirus (Beer flu) is not the only reason we are seeing panic. Consider: Wars and rumors of wars, rebellions, revolutions, elections, economic downturns, natural disasters, diseases, famines, droughts and more are with us constantly. When it comes to politics, the … Continue reading

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Liberty and personal responsibility

Liberty is impossible without responsibility.  Personal responsibility. This is something that Mama Liberty taught and practiced for her entire life.  It is something that I strive to do, even if I feel sometimes as though I’m failing.  True lovers of … Continue reading

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A friendly warning – the 20s are upon us!

The Roaring Twenties, the decade of 1920-1929, was an amazing period in American and world history. Is there any reason to think that 2020-2029 will be much different? Better? Worse?

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A baker’s dozen ™: Teach a child to use a knife

By Nathan Barton Along with clinging to guns and our Bibles, many American lovers of liberty have a lifetime love of, and use of, knives.

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