Tag Archives: Theft

Russia, Ukraine and liberty at home

With the Russian “special military operation” (war) in the Ukraine now seven months old, everyone seems to be upping the ante. Especially in the propaganda war. Propaganda is virtually always a tool of enemies of liberty. We see it clearly … Continue reading

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Theft explodes across the planet

Now, we here at TPOL understand that there is nothing new about theft – even government thieving on a massive scale. It’s been around as long as there were things to steal, and people with no moral compass. And we … Continue reading

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What if DC stopped giving foreign aid?

We are told that last year, thanks to COVID, the most foreign aid ever in world history flowed from “rich nations” to “poor nations.” Something like $150 billion US according to some sources: others say it was as high as … Continue reading

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Thou shalt not steal…

… unless the value is less than $950. Of course, that is NOT what the 7th Commandment, given to Moses on Sinai, says. Unless, of course, you live in California. There, Proposition 47 was passed back in 2014. It makes … Continue reading

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Government enabling scam artists

By Nathan Barton Simon Black, the Sovereign Man, has been following the story of one of the latest bubbles to break, the WeWork company, which did fancy-dan, short-term rentals of business offices. In his article, he briefly addresses the various … 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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Wyoming still lets “law enforcement” steal from travelers

By Nathan Barton In the old days in England, people had to put up with “highwaymen” – armed robbers who would come upon unsuspecting travelers (on foot, horseback, in carts or stages) and order them to “stand and deliver.” Often … Continue reading

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A merry Christmas, indeed … and an example of liberty

By Nathan Barton Fortunately, the Christmas season always brings stories of good things that people do for each other, and here are a couple. On Sunday the 17th of December, when Atlanta Airport had a massive power outage that shut … Continue reading

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Americans spend a lot, and the government tracks…

By Nathan Barton At HowMuch.com there is a neat chart which shows what Americans have spent on various things for the last 70 years. It is, no surprise, very enlightening – for several reasons. First off, the data comes from … Continue reading

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Built by slaves

By Nathan Barton In recent times, we’ve heard from the consort (and partner in crime) of that squatter at 1600 PA how “… I wake up every morning in a house that was built by slaves.” [Snopes] Actually, she is … Continue reading

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