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Number 549, December 20, 2009
"The United Nations must be destroyed."

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The elephant in the room
The elephant in the room
by Rex May

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from L. Neil Smith, Curt Howland, Ulrich Biele, and A.X. Perez

by L. Neil Smith
Imagine, for a just moment, that there was a famous international organization, forged in the last, terrible days of the planet's most devastating conflict, headquartered in New York, ostensibly dedicated—in the immortal words of Elvis Costello—to peace, love, and understanding.

The Year of Loving Dangerously
by Jim Davidson
My friend from college, Ted Rall, has written and artist Pablo Callejo has illustrated, a new book. The Year of Loving Dangerously is a graphic memoir, in many senses of the term.

Obama and Libertarians
by Daniel G. Jennings
Barrack Obama, Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid maybe the best friends that libertarians have in America today. By trying to solve the nation's problems through big government and big spending and failing, these three are demonstrating how impotent government really is. More importantly, they're giving big government, progressivism and socialism a really bad name.

The Issue of Copyright
by Curt Howland
In the Dec. 13th, 2009, issue, Daniel Jennings discusses how publishing is changing by noting that electronic formats and print-on-demand have finally reached the "mainstream". This brings to mind that we, as in society in general, are going to have to deal with copyright.

by Paul Bonneau
It's funny how things look different, after one abandons the collectivist mindset. It's actually quite hard to do that; I see hints of collectivism all the time, even around here. Just a subconscious way of looking at the rest of the human race. For example, it's not unusual to read libertarians talking about war between countries—as if countries could war. Countries can't war, any more than countries can think or feel. It's all just a collection of individuals, some who war, and some (most, actually) who don't war.

A Critical Decision
by Michael Gaddy
Members of all branches of the United States Military will soon be facing a most critical decision. A report emerged that Obama is using the deployment of additional troops to Afghanistan to cover for the movement of some 200,000 troops, presently on duty in countries other than Iraq and Afghanistan, to USNORTHCOM to prepare for the "expected outbreak of Civil War within the United States before the end of winter."

I Just Became a Trillionaire!
by Russell D. Longcore
About a week ago, I increased my net worth by 160 trillion dollars. Yes... TRILLION. I'm not kidding. I am now worth 160 TRILLION Dollars. Here's the back story.

I Want A Government Job
by James Glaser
When I was growing up, my dad had his own business, but I can still remember his telling me to get a government job. He used to tell me that the pay wasn't that good, but you got benefits and a retirement. That was then, and this is now. From USATODAY.com:

Do Antiwar Libertarians Hate the Military?
by Laurence M. Vance
Americans love the U.S. military—and especially American conservatives. Even among those who treasure the Constitution, oppose an interventionist foreign policy, and no longer support the war in Iraq, the U.S. military is still held in high esteem.

Smashing: Fail; Withdrawing: Epic Win
by Jim Davidson
Smashing the state sounds elegant, but is wrong. Etienne de la Boetie was right in advocating that we let the tyranny fall by withdrawing our support. Some people think they want the order the state provides. When they see attacks on the state, efforts to smash it, they see those as reasons to strengthen the state. So smashing at the state often makes things worse. Efforts to smash the state don't often succeed—the number of failed rebellions in history far outnumbers the number of successful revolutions. But suppose you do succeed? Meet the new boss, same as the old boss.

Liberty does not need Justification
by Lion F Batoosta
Libertarians have written a great deal of literature trying to make a case for individual freedom using the concepts of morality, ethics, utility, private property, non-aggression principle and various other values. But so far no libertarian has asked this basic question: do we need to justify our desire for individual liberty?

Why We Need "Common Sense" Alcohol Control
Unattributed, from the Northwest Firearms gun forum board
Consider: 5% of all deaths from diseases of the circulatory system are attributed to alcohol.

Atlantea The Beautiful
by L. Neil Smith and Rex May
Number 55 of a weekly cartoon series.

Agenda 21: The United Nations Programme of Action
UN Agenda 21
Planning for Your future, serf!

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The Last
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Roswell, Texas

by L. Neil Smith and Rex F. May
Illustrated by Scott Bieser
Colored by Jen Zach
Published by Bighead Press, 2008

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


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