Pure Poison

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THE LIBERTARIAN ENTERPRISE
Number 266, April 11, 2004

Taxation is the Root of All Evil


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Letters to the Editor
Letters from Mimbreno Chiracahua, Ron Beatty and Ohioans for Concealed Carry:
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Pure Poison
by L. Neil Smith
Let me tell you about the kind of civilization you live in.
It's something neither right wing socialists like Rush Limbaugh, nor left wing socialists like Al Franken, want you to know — which is why there have to be libertarians, who aren't any kind of socialist at all.
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Travel Gestapo Feature, Edited by Frank Ney
Privacy Villain of the Week: 'Registered Traveler' enablers

by James Plummer
The Transportation Security Administration announced last week that it will be initiating a pilot test program of its long-touted "trusted traveler,' now rechristened 'registered traveler' program. The program will be a 'voluntary' (at the outset, anyway) internal biometric passport system set up at airports around the country.
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It Depends On What Your Definition of "Lies" Is.
by Anthony Gregory
"It depends upon what the meaning of the word 'is' means. If it means 'is,' and 'never has been,' that's one thing. If it means, 'there is none,' that was a completely true statement."
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Orthodoxy: Why We Can't Solve Today's Problems
by Charles Stone, Jr.
The United States is a complex nation and is becoming more so every day. We are facing problems that our forebears couldn't even conceive of, much less understand. Yet we are no better at solving problems than our ancestors, mainly because we're using the same tools and methods they found lacking.
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The Kaptain's Log
Imperial War Crimes

by Manuel Miles, aka Kaptain Kanada
"You're not supposed to be so blind with patriotism that you can't face reality. Wrong is wrong, no matter who does it..." So said Malcolm X. This quote is typical of brother Malcolm, who cut through the agitprop with plain speaking and clear thinking. His words are well worth pondering as we watch the unfolding unravelling of the latest US imperial scheme in Iraq.
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Slippery Frogs and the US Supreme Court
by Lady Liberty
It's impossible to be around any civil liberties movement for long and not hear the words "slippery slope." The phrase references the fact that, once you start down a slick hillside, it's very difficult not to slide all the rest of the way down. And that, of course, illustrates the historically proved notion that once some small infringement of a right is made, it's all that much easier to continue the process until a right is completely usurped.
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Not While I Live!
by Ron Beatty
On his website, L. Neil Smith has a link called "Lever Action Essays". The very first essay listed is titled "Why Did it Have to be ... Guns?" This essay has recently been reprinted on the Liberty For All website.
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Lies of Faux Victims Cast Doubt on Real Ones
by Wendy McElroy
Kobe Bryant's accuser is viewed with suspicion because of alleged sexual activity before and after her alleged rape. Naomi Wolf is publicly pilloried for crying "abuse!" in dramatic fashion 20 years after the fact. Now, Audrey Seilor's high-profiled abduction is found to be a lie that ends in psychiatric evaluation. Are you willing to believe the next woman (or man) who claims to be a victim?
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