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Liberty and Authority

By Nathan Barton I’ve forgotten who said this: “And here is the difference between the Libertarians and the Authoritarians: the latter have no confidence in liberty; they believe in compelling people to be good, assuming that people are totally depraved; … Continue reading

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Eating their own… even if long dead

By Nathan Barton There is afoot a proposal, “bipartisan” of course, to rename the Russell (Old) Senate Office Building (SOB – a worthy acronym for the place) in honor of recently dead John McCain. It is fascinating to compare these … Continue reading

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Is it catching? (#3 of 3)

By Nathan Barton Is it in the water?  the air?  Maybe the fog that rolls in through the Golden Gate or from Ocean Beach and Baker Beach?  Or is it some sort of infection that people can get from breathing … Continue reading

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Suitable only for a moral people (#1 of 3)

By Nathan Barton Just what counts as “initiation of force” against someone?  Against a community? When are we justified in using violence to defend ourselves or others against a threat? This are all questions which concern many of us. Those … Continue reading

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Disestablishment is NOT Abolition

By Nathan Barton People don’t like ICE, or so says The Hill (a pandering journalism-light rag that sucks up to politicians) in an article on polling concerning the FedGov’s “Immigrations and Customs Enforcement” agency which includes the jack-booted thugs of … Continue reading

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A new civil war?

By Nathan Barton Warnings or threats or attempts at self-fulfilling prophesy? All kinds of articles and comments are appearing in June about an upcoming civil war.  A war between the “liberals” and the “conservatives.” A war that might actually merit … Continue reading

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When the truth makes you angry…

By Nathan Barton It seems that the media is upset that the guy sitting there in the White House (or at least running around there) has upset some good American allies.  Last week, CNN and other media outlets complained that … Continue reading

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