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The Great Sales Tax Scam

By Nathan Barton The great guys at Agora Financial/Laissez Faire sent this out recently: For the record: As anticipated here [Agora Financial] Tuesday, the Supreme Court has just cleared the way for states to start collecting sales tax from online … Continue reading

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Is it government’s duty to control weeds? (Part II)

By Nathan Barton In the last commentary I discussed the role of government in controlling weeds.  Weeds along streets and roads, on public property, and on private property. I believe that there are many ways to deal with weeds that … Continue reading

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A war on the States

By Nathan Barton The Fifty States are sovereign entities, states (or nations) with all the good AND bad that status implies and has demonstrated throughout the centuries. And they are states which have chosen, for various reasons, to allow some … Continue reading

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States and the FedGov

By Nathan Barton Well, the election is almost over: the House and Senate must officially view and accept the Electoral College’s vote on 6 January, but there is no reason not to assume that Trump will be credited with the … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-14D: Bombing and death and taxes

Congratulations: if you are a “typical” or “average” US Citizen, today you have “freedom” from federal taxes for 2013 starting today.  That is, of course, INCOME taxes: you still have to worry about: Social security (FICA) taxes Medicare and Medicaid … Continue reading

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