Tag Archives: tyrants

What is a dictator? (Part B)

More about dictators – and not just about dictators in (and after) the Pandemic Panic. As I pointed out in Part A (months ago), dictators are NOT the same as tyrants. At least in the view of libertarians and others … Continue reading

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The “People’s State” of Virginia

May I suggest more truth be shown by the flag of the Commonwealth of Virginia:

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What is a tyrant?

TYRANT “a cruel and oppressive ruler” and “a person exercising power or control in a cruel, unreasonable, or arbitrary way.  Synonyms: dictator, despot, autocrat, absolute ruler, authoritarian, oppressor. This is clear enough, although I tend to distinguish somewhat between “dictator” … Continue reading

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Lockdown Rebellion – news from the Imperial side

In a recent commentary, I reported how people are pushing back against the increasing totalitarian dictatorships that many States and localities have become. I mentioned a couple of examples where governments have gotten harsher, cracking down on dissent and more … Continue reading

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Little tin gods – what have we done? (New Mexico)

The latest news out of New Mexico, where we have clients, friends, family and more:

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Michiganders – Time to fight for your freedom

Breitbart.com reports that an online petition exploded on Saturday (the 11th) asking for the recall of Michigan Governor Whitmer, citing her growing tyranny and political aspirations. Such a change.org petition is of course not legal. It would take a week … Continue reading

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First Amendment further trashed – State by State

Breitbart News reports that police showed up to “warn” a congregation that they were violating the “law” (executive order of the Dictator of California and his deputy dictator of public health) by gathering for worship on Sunday afternoon, the 5th, … Continue reading

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In with the new, same as the old

By Nathan Barton Dictator of Zimbabwe (formerly Southern Rhodesia and then Rhodesia) Robert Mugabe, after more than a week of crisis, has resigned after ruling the southern African nation with an iron fist for 37 years, according to the Guardian. … Continue reading

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