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There Is No “Allow”
by L. Neil Smith
A BLAST FROM THE PAST Recently we’ve heard astonishing fallout from an impressive study of the achievements, so far, of a growing effort—almost amounting to a movement—to make it easier for ordinary folks to legally carry concealed weapons. In states where this effort has been successful, crime rates (in terms of violent confrontation) have fallen so dramatically even the media can no longer deny it.

Decades of Decadence
by Sarah A. Hoyt
Sure, okay. We’re decadent. Why not? I’ve been hearing it my entire life so it must be true (giggle and since I was born in the sixties, nooooo, it was totally not Soviet Agit Prop. That’s Un-possible. Our top men would surely see through that!) but let’s talk about what decadence is and what it looks like.

The Outrage Machine, Part I
by Cathy L.Z. Smith
I find it nearly impossible to watch the news these days. When I do actually get a look at what the lunatics here are up to, spewed by the gaping, drooling idiots inaccurately and unjustly called “reporters” it’s typically through the (mostly reliable, mostly factual) reporting of Tucker Carlson, but occasionally through lens of Carl Benjamin (a.k.a. Sargon of Akkad) on his Podcasts of The Lotus Eaters presented with an utterly appropriate amount of well-deserved derision and outright disbelief.

Decentralise and Thrive
by Jim Davidson
This afternoon as I begin writing this essay, I am feeling ill. Dry cough, fever, head congestion. Doing my best with it. Most likely won’t attend meeting for worship tomorrow to limit who gets what I might have, in the event this crud is contagious. If I get too tired and stop adding links, you’ll just have to go search on your own. Try DuckDuckGo, which, although it interacts with Google, tries to safeguard your IP address for you.So, the topic is networks for decentralisation. A few months ago, God told me in prayer to start a freedom cell here in Eureka Springs. If you have not been, you should probably visit FreedomCells.org and look into attending their virtual gathering later this month. The Freedom Cells groups are decentralised, there is no hierarchy to join, just get together with people you know and go where you wish. Freedom Cells was started by author Derrick Broze and my friend John Bush. I think that John and I first met in 2009 or so at a Campaign for Liberty event in the Kansas City area. If you recall, the Campaign for Liberty was started by the Ron Paul team after the GOP stole the primaries in the 2008 election and prevented Ron from winning in, e.g., Louisiana and other early-ish states.

From the Rust Belt to the Asteroid Belt:
In Defense of Jeff Bezos and the Vision of the High Frontier

by Jeff Fullerton
My thoughts on another article attacking commercial space flight:

Jeff Bezos‘ ‘O‘Neill colony‘ dreams ignore the plight of millions living on Earth now The world is in crisis and workers everywhere, including at Amazon, are hurting. Where is Bezos’ pledge to help with our current problems?, by Paris Marx, host of the “Tech Won‘t Save Us” podcast
Makes a good follow up to a previous article defending the recent flight of actor William Shatner as a space tourist on a rocket launched by the Blue Origins company founded by entrepreneur Jeff Bezos


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