Here we are at the 342nd issue of The Libertarian Enterprise.
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by L. Neil Smith
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The Probability Broach: The Graphic Novel
by L. Neil Smith
Illustrated by Scott Bieser
Published by BigHead Press, 2004
Letters to the Editor
from E.J. Totty, Eric Oppen, and John Wilde
A Herring of a Different Color
by L. Neil Smith
A few years ago, I co-wrote a novel, Hope, in which the first
libertarian president confronts a politiciana thinly-veiled Texas
Congressman Ron Paulfamous for his prohibitionistic stance on
A Tribute to My Grandfather
by Ron Beatty
At various times, I've written articles for TLE,
crediting various people with being very influential in my life. These
have included my father, L. Neil Smith, and Robert A. Heinlein. In the
context of the articles I wrote, there was one very important person I've
left out, and that was my grandfather, Mr. Joseph Cormier, or G'pop Joe,
as we called him.
Rocky VI: Don't Call It A Comeback
by Jonathan David Morris
Everyone is a connoisseur of something. Some people
know their wines. Others know their cigars. Me? I know
Rocky movies. I've seen all five Rocky movies
hundreds of times each. And counting.
Terrorized by a T-shirt
by Derek A Benner
Lorrie Heasley offended some of her fellow passengers
by boarding a Southwest Airlines flight from Los Angeles to Portland, Oregon,
wearing a t-shirt showing Bush, Cheney and Rice with the caption, "Meet the
Fuckers". As the ultimate result of doing so, she was forced to leave the
airplane at Reno, Nevada.
by Lady Liberty
As I write this, the recovery efforts for those affected
by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita continue. Hurricanes are powerful natural
engines that can wreak considerable destruction. The good news about hurricanes
is that they're slow moving and, as a result, we have plenty of warning to get
out of the way. Unfortunately, some people chose to remain in the target area
of Hurricane Katrina. Of those, a few were well prepared and knew just what
they were doing. The majority, however, sat and waited for the government to
provide transportation, shelter, food, and more. When it didn'tfor whatever
reasonthose people were in real trouble. Still, imagine how much worse things
could have been if hurricanes blew in without notice!
Cultural Competence: Coming To a School Near You?
by Wendy McElroy
"Cultural Competence": the trendy term is appearing
with greater frequency in education proposals and literature. Parents
would do well to ask, "What is it, and how could it affect my children's
education from kindergarten through college?"
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