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What kind of country have we become?
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A Chance to Reboot History
by L. Neil Smith
I have been known to say, on occasion, that anyone who opposes the concept or actuality of individual liberty is either evil, stupid, or insane.

Mayo Clinic vs Veteran's Hospital
by Dennis Lee Wilson
Remember the method in my TLE article "Ask the Right Question"? Asking the right question regarding government provided health care is long overdue.

There's Still a Place for Everyone
by Paul Bonneau
In "The March of the Medical Morons", El Neil writes, "Occasionally some assert that a possibility exists for strictly voluntary collectives within a libertarian culture. Certainly no real libertarian would ever attempt to prevent their establishment. But the fundamental assumptions of socialism and anti-socialism with regard to the individual, to the group, and to the relationship between them are antithetical. The Obamas and Pelosis of the world don't give a rusty fuck about your wellbeing." I believe he misses the point here.

Because That's How They Roll
by Rob Sandwell
I had a woman threaten to shoot me recently. I was at work, and I was engaged in a discussion with one of my coworkers on the comparative morality of dog fighting versus a government prohibition on the same behavior. My position was that this was a private property issue, and while I find dog fighting eminently reprehensible, and could not stand the thought of my own beloved pet being subjected to such inhumane treatment, the state has no legitimate authority to dictate private use of private property, and that allowing them to do so is to sanction far more violence than would ever be perpetrated by those engaging in the proscribed activity in the first place.

Sic transit gloria mundi
by Jim Davidson
So pass the glories of the world, which are fleeting. This note was occasioned by a series of comments on my link to the Bill Sardi essay on FDIC failures and bank runs coming. Anna Morgenstern noted that the plan seems to be to have Goldman Sachs become the world's only central banking gangsters (banksters) and thereby consolidate total power.

The Flaw of Many of the Arguments Against Nationalized Health Care
by Rob Sandwell
Many of the current opponents of nationalized health care are quick to point out how a single payer system will create rationing, decrease quality, encourage discrimination in care, and incentivize increased "illegal" immigration. They describe in almost fetishistic detail exactly how bureaucrats and "death panels" will decide exactly how much care your parents and children will get, and exactly when they will get cut off. They have graphs and charts that show how it will increase consumer costs, and taxation, and interference in your lives.

Zeno's Paradox and space tourism
by Jim Davidson
So, I went to the Virgin Galactic fan page here on Facebook and made a comment on their wall. When the winning flight for the X Prize took place in 2004, Sir Richard Branson, knight of the Hanoverian usurpation, said that there would be tourist flights in 2007. Call it three years or 36 months. Some of us were even sent marketing materials and sign-up packets so we could evaluate the proposal to charge $200K or more for an eight minute flight above the atmosphere with half a dozen other people.

Creepie Missions
by A.X. Perez
The very first restrictions on gun rights were placed on slaves and other Africans living in the Colonies, Indians, indentured servants, and other people essentially being oppressed. They were never intended to apply to free white people, until they did.

Atlantea The Beautiful
by L. Neil Smith and Rex May
Number 38 of a weekly cartoon series.

Agenda 21: The United Nations Programme of Action
UN Agenda 21
Planning for Your future, serf!

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The Last Sonuvabitch of Klepton
The Last
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Roswell, Texas

by L. Neil Smith and Rex F. May
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Published by Bighead Press, 2008

The Probability Broach:
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by L. Neil Smith
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Published by Bighead Press, 2004


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