Tag Archives: Theft

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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