Tag Archives: welfare

Pork, pork, pork, pork…

The article last week from AP spreads the good news of government largess to the tourism industry. It is absolutely amazing what the FedGov (and States and counties and cities) do with the money that they steal from taxpayers now … Continue reading

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Federal purse strings garrote for States

Note: We don’t often get an opportunity to make comments regarding events right in South Dakota, though that State is our home base for The Price of Liberty, but today is an exception! Federal purse strings have been used for … Continue reading

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The blame game – Inflation edition

There is no doubt that inflation has gotten much worse here in the States in the last year and a half. And despite the impression of many people, we’ve been suffering inflation for several years – and I mean severe … Continue reading

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Republic or Empire – What is the American military?

By Nathan Barton The entire issue of “transgender” military personnel is again in the news, with the new “ban” announced to take effect in April, as reported by Jewish World Review. It brings to mind some basic questions. Whether the … Continue reading

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Election day blues, redux

By Nathan Barton It’s only been three days, so we are all still digesting the election results. But it is clear, whomever and whatever measures DID win. In the 2018 national and local elections, generally, liberty lost. I understand that … Continue reading

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My Perfect Christmas

By MamaLiberty 1950 was a hard year. My father died and my mother was left with two small children. She was a “housewife” and had no particular marketable skills. She also didn’t have any family who could help her much. … Continue reading

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Welfare – the alternative

By Nathan Barton Today, it seems that more and more of government resources here in the Fifty States – federal, state, tribal, and local – go to providing welfare.  Although the statistics seem to say otherwise, the cost of helping … Continue reading

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The truth comes out?

By Nathan Barton So…  anyone reading this still think that the GOP is preferable to the Democratic Party?  Or that there is a dime’s difference between the two old parties? A friend shared this tidbit from the Tennessee Star. “The only … Continue reading

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Foreign aid – the wrong thing for the wrong reasons

By Nathan Barton The libertarian position on foreign aid is straightforward: Foreign aid is unconstitutional. Foreign aid is an illegitimate purpose of government. I am a firm believer in foreign aid.  I have donated to foreign aid projects many times: … Continue reading

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Oh my stars and garters!

By Nathan Barton Every once in a while, some startling revelation shows up on the television or computer screen. It happened again.  A major understanding of the laws of the universe has been revealed – and get this: by a … Continue reading

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