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Give me Liberty or give me Death!

The famous “Give Me Liberty of Give Me Death” speech of Patrick Henry, as recorded by Librovox:

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Fast cash:

A cautionary tale about monetary stimulus in a catchy pop-song! Dorian Electra is great!

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Warning!

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Security

“Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety” Benjamin Franklin  

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Freedom and safety (again)

“Freedom is not defined by safety.  Freedom is defined by the ability of citizens to live without government interference.  Government cannot create a world without risks, nor would we really wish to live in such a fictional place.  Only a … Continue reading

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Life, liberty and property

“Life, liberty and property do not exist because men have made laws.  On the contrary, it was the fact that life, liberty and property existed beforehand that cause men to make laws in the first place”. Frédéric Bastiat

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Is capitalism destroying natural resources?

Or, by the contrary, is it about optimizing resources? 1 iPhone = 16 devices “Life Is a Gift from God. We hold from God the gift which includes all others. This gift is life — physical, intellectual, and moral life. … Continue reading

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About “scarcity”

“It is true that liberty is precious – so precious that it must be rationed.” Vladimir Lenin (and the man really knew how to do it)

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Utopia

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Benjamin Franklin on Liberty

Americans remember Benjamin Franklin as one of our founding fathers. And well they should, as he was not just our most famous citizen at our country’s birth, he was a central part of that birth. As a member of the … Continue reading

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