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Number 484, September 7, 2008
"Barry Obomber and Insane McCain"

Dollar Gas!
Dollar Gas!
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(Or buy one already printed from Artemis Zuna Trading Post)
See also: What Part of "One Dollar Gas" Did You Fail to Understand? by L. Neil Smith




Publisher and Senior Columnist
The Libertarian Enterprise

At long last, I'm extremely happy to announce the republication of my 1984 novel Tom Paine Maru by Arc Manor Publishers under their Phoenix Pick imprint. This will be the first of four of my books to be republished over the next few months, two others being The Venus Belt and The Crystal Empire.

ISBN: 978-1-60450-260-2
Format: Trade Paperback POD
Pages: 224
Release Date: Fall 2008
Expected Retail Price: $7.99

In addition, we are all rushing to get Hope back into print before election day. Hope, as you may recall, is a political novel written in 2001 by yours truly and Aaron Zelman, founder and executive director of Jews for the Preservation of Firearms Ownership, about the first libertarian President. The idea is remind people of what a real libertarian President would be like.

For those of you who hoped and dreamed with me that this would eventually happen, thanks for sticking with me. There will be more surprises in the very near future.

L. Neil Smith
lneil -+at+-


Next issue (September 14) may or may not appear next week (September 14). When I turn the Magic 8-Ball upside down nothing shows in the little message area. When I shake it, it rattles. When I throw it against the wall, it bounces back and whacks me on the noggin. Therefore I will just put the future down as "unclear". If it appears, it appears. If it doesn't appear, it doesn't appear.

What's more, that's just the way life is sometimes, ya know? However, you can be sure the issue for September 21 will appear for sure. Yes, yes, you can.

And another thing, big "thank you!"s go to our Readers who Support this here Reader Supported eMagazine. If it wasn't for y'all—well, I don't even want to think about that. If you're not yet a supporter, there are many ways shown here

along with the clicking of the links and the buying of the needed and wanted stuff from our links and all of that. Remember, it is good for you. Builds strong bones 47 ways! And welcome to issue number 484!

Ken Holder

P.S.: don't forget our Publisher's Note: A Call For "Papers"

Time Peeper


Letters to the Editor
from John Hoffman, A.X. Perez, Thomas Creasing, Dr. Sean Gabb via L. Neil Smith, Paul Bonneau, Ward Griffiths, and Tim Wingate

Click, Clickity-Click
by L. Neil Smith
I don't think many people realize it any more—many of those who do are inclined to lie about it and attempt to cover it up—but the first ten amendments to the U.S. Constitution, commonly known as the Bill of Rights, were written not just to protect us from the would-be kings and dictators in government, but to protect us, as well, from democracy.

"I want it to be just a lake."
by Curt Howland
Yesterday, I took my family for an hour long drive to go to a "lake". More than one co-worker had told my wife that it was a fun place, well worth the effort. I looked up their web site, and it looked ok but the web page was not what I'd call "professional". So be it. My daughter loves swimming, and my family had a small bungalow next to a lake in upstate NY when I was growing up. Fresh-water swimming it is. So there we were, zipping down the superhighway, and my daughter comes out with, "I wish it were just a lake."

Open Letter to the NRA
by Kent McManigal
Dear NRA, I have written you numerous times. Your only response has been those infuriatingly vapid "thank you for contacting us" form letter emails. This email, and any responses from you will be published on my blogs and sent to my friends and contacts who may also be NRA members. I am tired of being ignored. I am tired of being sold down the river by your support of authoritarianism. I am sick of being shoved aside and sacrificed to your police-state buddies, their liberty destroying programs, and your absolutely delusional assessment of the situation. I regret ever joining your organization, and especially regret shelling out the money for a life-membership. I may as well have joined one of the other victim disarmament gangs.

A Good First Step
by A.X. Perez
Back when the United States was founded a deliberate effort was made to weaken the military. The nation would be defended by State militias. Liberty would thus be guaranteed.

by Dennis Lee Wilson
Apathy? Hell NO! I ACTIVELY BOYCOTT political conventions of ALL political parties as well as boycotting the voting booth (see "Can there be a better time to STOP VOTING?"). And I actively urge others to consider the virtue of doing the same!

"The Federalist Fusion Alliance"
A Proposal

by Lehr Duquesne
Ron Paul can be elected President of the united States without appearing on a single State ballot. The People of the united States do not elect their President, Electors do.

Letter from the benevolent Masters to the slaves of New Orleans
by Charlie Acker
Slaves: It is with a great sense of satisfaction that We Masters viewed your abject compliance with or directives to abandon your homes and belongings and start the long march. That it only took one object lesson in oppression to achieve that end is also a source of satisfaction to us.

If You Vote, You Have No Right To Complain
The Kaptain's Log

by Kaptain Kanada a.k.a. Manuel Miles
Yes, you read it correctly: if you vote you have no right to complain. I know that the old statist saw is that you haven't the right to complain (or have an anti-statist opinion, etc.) unless you take part in the election farce, but it's time to put that one to rest permanently. And with Barry Obomber and Insane McCain competing to claim the mantle of Harbinger of Change, only the most thoroughly brainwashed idiots have a right to pretend to believe in dumbocracy and its various specious claims.

Roswell Texas
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The Last Sonuvabitch of Klepton
The Last
of Klepton

The Probability Broach:
The Graphic Novel

by L. Neil Smith
Illustrated by Scott Bieser
Published by Bighead Press, 2004

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