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A peaceful solution to the problem

A peaceful solution to the problem

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by Michael Badnarik No man is an island – which is to say we all need other people to buy from and sell to. Shopping makes the world go ’round. (Well, actually it’s the huge mass of the earth spinning in the frictionless vacuum of space, but physics is not…

Drugs and freedom

Drugs and freedom

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by Sean Gabb   Drugs screw you up, it’s said. Take them, and you’ll become an addict. You’ll get spots. You’ll get AIDS. You’ll die in Cardboard City. You’ll be ‘undermining the stability of our country’ (M. Thatcher). Drugs are EVIL.   They are rightly banned. A shame so many…

Majority

Majority

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by Erich Pratt   In an ongoing poll conducted of its membership by Gun Owners of America, 96.2% of over 18,500 respondents have thus far opposed Obama’s universal background check proposal. So many gun owners tried to register their opposition to banning private gun sales that GOA’s server crashed, and…

Let’s let facts guide the gun control debate for a change

Let’s let facts guide the gun control debate for a change

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by Tim Macy   With the recent horrible shootings around the nation, the left-wing — led by President Obama, some members of the Senate and House, and most of today’s media — are screaming for new gun control laws. But what would the consequences of such laws be? A study…

Howe asks NC Governor Perdue to pardon the Wilmington Ten

Howe asks NC Governor Perdue to pardon the Wilmington Ten

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by Howe campaign staff   Libertarian N.C. gubernatorial candidate Barbara Howe has announced her support for a pardon of innocence for the group known as the Wilmington Ten, nine men and one woman convicted of arson and conspiracy in 1972. They served nearly a decade in prison before a federal…

Stevens on guns underscore importance of high court nominees

Stevens on guns underscore importance of high court nominees

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by CCRKBA staff Monday’s high-profile prodding by retired Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens for Congress to do something, and for presidential candidates to say something, about gun control proves the importance of who is in the White House and the U.S. Senate to make and confirm high court nominations,…

Howe responds to gubernatorial debate questions

Howe responds to gubernatorial debate questions

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by Howe campaign staff The North Carolina Association of Broadcasters excluded Libertarian candidate Barbara Howe from their first gubernatorial debate, broadcast from the taxpayer-funded UNC-TV studios in Durham. Howe was excluded despite the fact she’s ballot-qualified and polling as high as nine percent, quite an accomplishment for a third party…

Why carry a gun?

Why carry a gun?

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by Someone’s grandpa My old grandpa said to me ‘Son, there comes a time in every man’s life when he stops bustin’ knuckles and starts bustin’ caps and usually it’s when he becomes too old to take an ass whoopin.’ I don’t carry a gun to kill people. I carry…

Are the non-domiciled rich and the city good for England?

Are the non-domiciled rich and the city good for England?

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by Sean Gabb   On my way out of the house this morning, I was called by a BBC researcher to discuss my opinion of non-domiciled tax status. As my opinions were not the ones expected, our conversation did not lead to any broadcast. But I was rather pleased with…

War for Terror

War for Terror

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by John Jay Myers   Wars are not about ideals.   Wars are about things, things people want.   Telling people that wars are about religion or ideals is what is known as propaganda.   No one wants to be the guy who is fighting over a “thing” because that…
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