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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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Government and… (Examples of Why “Government is Bad”)

Nathan’s Rants: Living Free Government (and by that I mean mandated, nonvoluntary, “monopoly (or near-monopoly) of force” government), is bad for people. History demonstrates that government and its actions have violently killed and caused directly or indirectly more premature deaths … Continue reading

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