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Number 515, April 19, 2009
"The shot heard round the world"

by Rex May (note new URL)
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The Concord Hymn
Memorializing April 19, 1775
by Ralph Waldo Emerson

      By the rude bridge that arched the flood,
            Their flag to April's breeze unfurled;
            Here once the embattled farmers stood;
            And fired the shot heard round the world.

      The foe long since in silence slept;
            Alike the conqueror silent sleeps,
            And Time the ruined bridge has swept
            Down the dark stream that seaward creeps.

      On this green bank, by this soft stream,
            We place with joy a votive stone,
            That memory may their deeds redeem,
            When, like our sires, our sons are gone.

      O Thou who made those heroes dare
            To die, and leave their children free,—
            Bid Time and Nature gently spare
            The shaft we raised to them and Thee.

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The Waco Butchers Are Back
by Anthony Gregory
Sixteen years ago we were reminded of the deadly danger of having the left-liberals in charge of the police state. The largest massacre of American civilians by the US government since Wounded Knee climaxed on April 19, 1993. The siege that had begun on February 28 with a botched ATF publicity stunt ended when the Branch Davidian church and home went up in flames, after an FBI-operated tank on lease from the military was driven through the building, pumping flammable CS gas for six hours into the place where women and children were cowering in fear. Chemistry professor George Uhlig later testified that the high concentration of the gas combined with poor ventilation subjected the women and children to conditions "similar to... the gas chambers used by the Nazis in Auschwitz."

The Difference Between Guilt and Shame
by Ann Morgan
I woke up this morning with a very interesting thought in my head, the end result of a compilation of many different pieces of information from various sources over a period of several years. The thought is this: Although, to a degree, there are (unfortunately, as I will get to later), a number of similarities between the emotions of shame and guilt, there are also a number of important differences.

Review of Freehold
by Sean Gangol
I have just recently come across an intriguing novel called Freehold by Michael Z. Williamson. The novel is set in a future where the world and most of its colonies are ruled by the UN. The life of a citizen is overburdened by regulations, which causes everything to move slowly and inefficiently. Civil liberties are nonexistent and people find themselves implanted with computer chips that track their every movement. Despite the control that the world government has over citizens, crime is considered a part of everyday life, including rape.

Night is Falling
by Jim Davidson
There is an old saying that it is better to light a single candle than to curse the darkness. Night is falling in America. The government is increasingly authoritarian, and increasingly bold about stealing property, thwarting individual liberty, occupying foreign countries, massacring women and children. Concentration camps are not a new thing in this country.

Guido Fawkes: The Libertarian Alliance Salutes a Brave Comrade
by Dr Sean Gabb
The Libertarian Alliance today congratulates Guido Fawkes for his services to democracy, and takes pride in a twenty year association with him.

Susan Boyle, Spiritual Hunger, and Imperial Culture
The Kaptain's Log

by Kaptain Kanada, aka Manuel Miles
By now, if you have not heard of Susan Boyle, you are unlikely to be reading this—or anything else for that matter. Ever since the unassuming middle-aged Scottish spinster auditioned for Britain's Got Talent a week ago the whole world has been talking about her triumphant rendition of "I Dreamed A Dream". At this writing,in a mere six days, said audition has been viewed at various YouTube postings over 50 million times, and countless television newscasts, talkshows and print media have discussed this phenomenon.

The Absence of Outrage
by Russell D. Longcore
The machinations of the Federal Government of the United States remind me of the old story of the frog and the scorpion.

When Will They Ever Learn
by A.X. Perez
Currently the rage among drug banners is to go after Salvia divinorum, a hallucinogenic herb from Oaxaca in Mexico. Because banning marijuana, opium derived drugs, cocaine, LSD, meth and other drugs worked so well. Undoubtedly it is part of a plan to help control the current recession by inflating the price of Salvia and creating a black market industry that requires more smugglers, illegal growers, police, lawyers and others.

When the Goons Show Up On Your Doorstep...
by Paul Bonneau
...what are you going to do? Solzhenitsyn's "The Gulag Archipelago" is a rather dreary book; and truth be told, I am still working my way through it. However, in the first chapter he's expressed some thoughts on the above problem.

Atlantea The Beautiful
by L. Neil Smith and Rex May
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Agenda 21: The United Nations Programme of Action
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