Tag Archives: Theft by government

When is enough enough? Local government and its role

By Nathan Barton A correspondent shared an article from the Tampa Bay (Florida) Times about a bill in Florida that would raise the “homestead exemption” for property taxes to $75,000.  That is a scheme by which the first $75,000 appraised … Continue reading

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Taxes Death and Dominion

By Nathan Barton This year, Americans will have stolen from them over $3.5 trillion in federal taxes and another $1.6 trillion in state and local taxes. That’s $5.1 trillion total — more than we spend on food, clothing and shelter … Continue reading

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My Mother Taught Me The Basics

By MamaLiberty My mother taught me everything I really needed to know about being a good person and living a good life. After reading the gist of a lot of the “news” this morning (I can only stand for so … Continue reading

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The Myth of the Constitution

By Butler Shaffer In case any reader still clings to the platitude that the American political system is based on the proposition that ours is “a society of laws, and not of men,” I urge you to pay close attention … Continue reading

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Protect? Serve? or Serve up?

By Nathan Barton I was a bit surprised to not find one of Freedom Net Daily’s usual pointed or sarcastic headlines this morning on a story from the San Francisco Chronicle about an East Bay traffic stop that led to … Continue reading

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It is NOT about “helping people”

By Nathan Barton I heard it on the radio, and the New York Daily News is very excited about it, and how it shows all rich people are not evil, greedy, heartless monsters. It seems that eighty of New York’s upper … Continue reading

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Oh, the idiocy of it all (Tales of the Colorado General Assembly)

By Nathan Barton Cannabis has been legal in Colorado for some time, now, first for medical use and now for recreational as well as medicinal use.  It seems to have gone pretty well, with a few problems, but none of … Continue reading

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