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“Earth Hour” starts tonight. Yawn.

The winner for Earth Hour every year since 2003  – North Korea. Odds favor them to be the winner again this year. (Photo credit: Wikipedia) Earth Hour: A Dissent by Ross McKitrick “Earth Hour” starts tonight. Yawn. Every year at … Continue reading

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Private Property?

By MamaLiberty What is private property? What defines it as private? Why is that important? Just another “food for thought” item. Your comments are welcome!

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Food for Thought #3

By MamaLiberty Interesting discussion of the first two items, so maybe these questions will ring a few more bells. Is theft and extortion ever justified? When, if ever, is a tax not theft? Does it make any difference what tax … Continue reading

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The Free Cheese

By MamaLiberty First light, 5:58 AM, Mountain Standard Time in Newcastle, Wyoming. The sky is clear to the East, and the temperature is a balmy 22 degrees. The usual early February warming spell so frustrating to gardeners and others who … Continue reading

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Disappearing from the American landscape: why?

By Nathan Barton When researching the column on “Disappearances: American Style?” (some time ago) I did find a few interesting articles about disappearances that are of interest but distracted from the point of that commentary. Still worth looking at and … Continue reading

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Ground Hog Day

By MamaLiberty No true “first light” yesterday, and it’s snowing this morning so I don’t expect one today. Just a gradual increase of diffused light that reveals the deep cloud cover and the snow all around. It can be beautiful … Continue reading

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Cold and Cold Running Mud

By MamaLiberty First light at 6:10 AM. Mountain standard time, Newcastle, Wyoming. Sunrise at 7:30 AM, a few scattered clouds fast fading from pink and black to white. Most of the last snow melted yesterday, and we will now have … Continue reading

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