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Nullification Works

December 18, 2014
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Nullification Works

Congress Ends Federal Ban on Medical Marijuana Ryan McMaken from Mises Institute blog The LA Times reported on December 16: Tucked deep inside the 1,603-page federal spending measure is a provision that effectively ends the federal government’s prohibition on medical marijuana and signals a major shift in drug policy. The bill’s passage over the weekend…

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storm door

December 17, 2014
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storm door

We have been dragging this “brand new” storm door around and storing it ever since I didn’t get around to installing it in our Grangeville home… That’s three moves and seven years ago. I tried selling it a couple of times, but there is no…

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Ferguson

December 17, 2014
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By by Andrew P. Napolitano Those disturbances also revealed the difficulties of hardworking black families trying to make decent lives for themselves by endeavoring to leave the inner cities and, as basketball player-turned-philosopher Charles Barkley stated, the opportunities of inner city “scumbags” willing to steal…

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It is Never Too Late to Embrace Personal Austerity

December 17, 2014
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It is Never Too Late to Embrace Personal Austerity

from Backdoor Survival Whenever my travels take me to the Seattle area, I am amazed at the extent of conspicuous consumption. The fancy cars, the filled-to-the-brim shopping bags, and the crammed-to-the-gills restaurants are always a surprise. Perhaps I have lived in a rural community too…

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ILLUMINATI’S 7-PART PLAN

December 17, 2014
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TOWARDS THE CREATION OF A NEW WORLD ORDER By Doc Marquis December 15, 2014 NewsWithViews.com Ever since Barack Obama usurped the White House, almost six years ago, so many people have said to me: “What’s going on?” This guy is destroying America.” “None of this…

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uneducated, illiterate, barefooted, gun-toting hayseeds

December 17, 2014
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by Vin Suprynowicz Has it really been five years — Thanksgiving of 2009 — since I posted a “readers respond” column under this headline? For those who’d like another gander at what passes for reasoned, well-documented debate among the defenders of today’s mandatory government youth…

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10 Charts to Brighten Your Century

December 17, 2014
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10 Charts to Brighten Your Century

Sometimes the hysteria just isn’t backed by the data DECEMBER 16, 2014 by MAX BORDERS They say our human brains are evolved to remember stories. Stories help us organize information about the world. We used oral histories and myths before we used science and statistics.…

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the good war

December 16, 2014
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the good war

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it. – Winston Churchill Dubya-Dubya-Too is often considered the last good war. Some of us have to look almost a century prior to find a contender for that honor. Nevertheless, Winston is highly respected…

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currency: how it works

December 16, 2014
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This is the best, most succinct explanation of how currency works, how the economy works, why single-income middle class no longer exists and a lot more. Mike Malone’s team created an understandable, accessible video that breaks it all down for those who do “GET” economics…

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adjectives, adverbs and other parts

December 13, 2014
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adjectives, adverbs and other parts

In many circles, you could be forgiven for thinking the English language is very small with a certain four-letter f- word having deposed thousands of newly obsolete. There it is hugely versatile, replacing verbs, nouns, pronouns, and often being a complete declaratory sentence all by…

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Pack vs herd vs lone individuals

December 10, 2014
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from Living Freedom by Claire Wolfe Yesterday Mike Vanderboegh re-printed a classic that I’d missed first time around even though it riffs on a classic of my own — asking that ever-pertinent question, “When is it time?” Mike uses the sorry example of the Weimar…

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balance of trade problem solved

December 10, 2014
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balance of trade problem solved

The Balance of Trade Deficit Requires Government Action #23 in a series from FEE.ORG (Editor’s Note: An earlier version of this essay was published in The Freeman in December 1998.) I have a dirty little secret. It’s about a nagging problem I have had for…

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9 Things We Should Get Rid of to Help Our Kids

December 10, 2014
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9 Things We Should Get Rid of to Help Our Kids

From: we are that family .com – by Kristen She borrowed something from me. And then she lost it. Accidents happen. But it was the whole “It only cost ten bucks-you can get another one” attitude that I couldn’t let happen a moment longer. So,…

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Improve Thyself

December 9, 2014
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Improve Thyself

You are your most important project for liberty DECEMBER 08, 2014 by JACOB H. HUEBERT When Leonard Read created the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) in 1946, the prospects for liberty must have seemed bleak. Central planning had become the norm in the United States…

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no hesitation targets

December 8, 2014
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no hesitation targets

I first posted these as you and I are the targets March 9, 2013 at Idaholiberty.com It is a piece of the police state that has been growing from long before that, including equipping local police forces with military equipment (lyingly called “surplus”) and training…

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Pearl Harbor and the Engineers of War

December 8, 2014
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Pearl Harbor and the Engineers of War

How FDR lied us into World War II by Justin Raimondo, December 08, 2014 Print This | Share This What gets me are the lies. Iraq’s “weapons of mass destruction” – Iran’s (nonexistent) nuclear weapons program – the Vietnamese “attack” in the Gulf of Tonkin…

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“It stops here.”

December 8, 2014
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 December 5, 2014 Claire Wolfe see the original: “It stops here.” at The Zelman Partisans “It stops here.” So declared Eric Garner, vendor of “loosies” — individual cigarettes sold to evade New York state and New York City’s deliberately punitive tobacco taxes. He continued, “I’m…

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inside view of Ferguson protection

December 3, 2014
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inside view of Ferguson protection

The Ferguson Conundrum Solved By Community Security   This article comes from personalliberty.com by Brandon Smith Many times in the past I have discussed the concept of what I call the “non-participation principle,” but often people misinterpret what “non-participation” really entails. Such a strategy does…

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the WHY shows up

December 1, 2014
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the WHY shows up

Yesterday I assembled information and links to a number of glaring oddities surrounding the Ferguson protests, riots, arsons and responses. Clearly USofA federal agents are doing some of the damage and a lot of the stirring up (see Ferguson, protests, looting, violence). I could figure…

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Ferguson, protests, looting, violence

November 30, 2014
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Ferguson, protests, looting, violence

Riots, arson, militarized police, anti-police, racism … This is all over the mainstream news as well as the Internet. We know it goes beyond one cop killing one man. The Internet links it a lot more closely to the recent militarization of police forces in…

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Why be armed?

November 30, 2014
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Why be armed?

Black Friday and the Ferguson Riots: This is Why We Are Armed Posted by: Daisy Luther | It’s important to prep. You probably already know this, or you wouldn’t be here, reading an article on a site like this. You know that you need a…

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Is police violence structural?

November 29, 2014
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Is police violence structural?

Ferguson Reexamined By Paul Craig Roberts PaulCraigRoberts.org Few, if any, of the correct questions were asked in the grand jury hearing to decide whether policeman Darren Wilson would be indicted for killing Michael Brown. The most important unexamined question is whether police are trained to…

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Conner Combo

November 28, 2014
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Conner Combo

I’ve often said that my favorite musical role would be as 3rd trombone in a big band. Northwest Nazarene University (NNU) gave me that opportunity while I lived in Nampa. It was lovely, but didn’t last nearly long enough. My attempt to resurrect the Grangeville…

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democracy vs republic

November 28, 2014
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democracy vs republic

When I publish something here particularly warranting “reference material” status, I put it over on the left column under the heading BITTERROOT BUGLE PERMANENT PAGES. The article below is one of those. Introduced here as a post, you can always find it over on the…

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what you are doing behind your back

November 24, 2014
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what you are doing behind your back

Unless your news sources are like mine, you don’t get reminded what is being done with your tax dollars, by people claiming to represent you, and in your name. Wackos who couldn’t be trusted babysitting are having misguided troops blow up men, women, children, homes,…

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possible WHY

November 22, 2014
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possible WHY

I ended yesterday’s “blizzards of bodies and snow” pondering the Why of Emperor O’s unconstitutional action writing law by executive fiat to adopt millions of previously illegal immigrants. Today I have a solid piece of the answer. The answer, or at least this well-defined part…

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blizzards of bodies and snow

November 21, 2014
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blizzards of bodies and snow

With the excitement regarding Emporer O’s latest play in Las Vegas, it is easy to lose sight of the importance of this action. The online social media community is all atwitter over various obvious negative impacts of this stroke-of-the-pen amnesty for illegal aliens. I agree…

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