Monthly Archives: January 2014

Title 4 Flag Says You’re Schwag?

An unfortunate character trait of some political dissidents is when they assume that their interpretation of what the government says is flawlessly correct. When presented with evidence showing a different interpretation (usually, the government’s own ruling on the matter in … Continue reading

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Thomas Jefferson Knew That Priests Are Hostile to Liberty

In a 1814 letter to Horatio Spafford, Thomas Jefferson described the clergy as beneficiaries of statism (today’s meme is made possible courtesy of Memecenter.com).  

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Officer “Legally” Defined

The following definitions for “officer” are taken from Ballantine’s Law Dictionary (3rd edition), Bouvier’s Law Dictionary (6th edition), Black’s Law Dictionary (2nd edition), and Webster’s Dictionary (1828):     (Ballantine’s) A term of vague and variant import, the meaning of … Continue reading

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Double Standards

As a libertarian, I hold the ethical position that all taxation is theft; if you think I am exaggerating (especially because you think that some taxation is constitutional, and by implication is also morally acceptable, because of Article 1, Section … Continue reading

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On Guerrilla Gardening

Too many activities have been declared mala prohibita by the government. Everything from selling raw milk to jaywalking has been arbitrarily dictated as being illegal. If it is indeed true that we all might as well be committing Three Felonies … Continue reading

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Thomas Jefferson Liked a Little Rebellion Now & Then

In a 1787 letter to Abigail Adams, Thomas Jefferson commented on Shays’ Rebellion (today’s meme is provided courtesy of The Federalist Papers Project).  

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Arms “Legally” Defined

The following definitions for “arms” are taken from Ballantine’s Law Dictionary (3rd edition), Bouvier’s Law Dictionary (6th edition), Black’s Law Dictionary (2nd edition), and Webster’s Dictionary (1828):     (Ballantine’s) ARMS See bearing arms; weapons; insignia.   BEARING ARMS See … Continue reading

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