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The price of defense? (More on building a wall)

By Nathan Barton An interesting (if biased) question was asked on a forum recently. Why do we need Trump to build the wall when a private company already builds one cheaper and faster with crowdfunding while the Democrats and judges … Continue reading

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Happy Tax Freedom Day

By Nathan Barton Wow! This is Tax Freedom Day, 16 April 2019, just the day after Income Tax Day (may it be remembered in infamy). Erica York of the Tax Foundation wrote, “Tax Freedom Day, is a significant date for … Continue reading

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Lead – it’s a serious issue, but…

By Nathan Barton This came across my desk while I’ve been on the road for more than two weeks now. An indoor range in Texas has been fined by OSHA because its employees have been exposed to unsafe levels of … Continue reading

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Election day blues, redux

By Nathan Barton It’s only been three days, so we are all still digesting the election results. But it is clear, whomever and whatever measures DID win. In the 2018 national and local elections, generally, liberty lost. I understand that … Continue reading

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Prohibition on steroids

By Nathan Barton When we hear “prohibition” we immediately think of the 1920s-1930s alcohol fiasco, or the failed War on Some Drugs, especially on cannabis. But there are two ways to have “prohibition.” Yes, the traditional method is to just … Continue reading

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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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We don’t NEED government

By Nathan Barton Ah, it is panic time again as the Congress tries ever so hard to prevent another government shut down. Poor little Senators and Congressmen.  As if they didn’t do it to themselves. And continue to do it. … Continue reading

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