Monday May 20, 2013
Today in 1862, President Abraham Lincoln signed the Homestead Act, taking 250 million acres of land in the West and selling to any citizen or intended citizen, 160 acres - one quarter square mile - of surveyed government land.
The more I see of the representatives of the people, the more I admire my dogs. —
EverythingVoluntary.com | Liberty is something that everyone claims to want, but something which they will rarely take the time to define. It means so many things to so many people, that our conversations about it can become useless and argumentative quickly. This happens because we tend to just move forward in a conversation that presumes “liberty” as the accepted goal, before we have taken time to define it. I don’t know how many times I’ve seen, or been involved myself, in a conversation between two people arguing about the minutia and intricacies of a piece of legislation or a plan for government operations, when they just skipped right past what should be the foundation of such a conversation… a shared and specifically defined value being sought. All of the contention, hyperbole, and emotion that follow are just two people lashing out at each other based on each of their own different ideas. They took no time to see if there really was any foundation of a common goal before having such a conversation.... - [More]Posted: March 26, 2013 in Articles
CompleteLiberty.com | Complete Liberty is an excellent modern day look at what liberty is and how we can achieve it in our lifetimes. Complete Liberty is a highly recommended read for those interested in freedom.... - [More]Posted: March 13, 2010 in Audio, Books
The philosophy of liberty is based on self-ownership. This simple but elegant and hard-hitting animation will explain exactly what that means. It’s a great tool anyone can use to educate children and adults about our right to life, liberty, and the property we create – and our responsibility to think, speak and act.... - [More]Posted: May 14, 2009 in Recommended, Videos