Tag Archives: Theft

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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Space – no place for government stupidity

Libertarian Commentary #16-21A, by Nathan Barton If India can do it, why can’t we? Canadian Broadcasting reports that India has developed and successfully flown an unmanned 9-meter-long reusable surface-to-orbit shuttle (although “successfully flown” does NOT mean that they actually landed … Continue reading

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The true scope of taking by the State

Libertarian Commentary #16-18A By Nathan Barton When we hear about the state “taking something,” most people do NOT put together the reality: it is stealing. Let’s talk about that a bit. I don’t particularly care for most of Timothy J. … Continue reading

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