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The Editor’s Notes
by Ken Holder, Editor
And here is that long-awaited (not really) picture of Our Publisher, Mr. L. Neil Smith, and Me, Yer Humble Editor Person…
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Letters to the Editor
from Jeff Fullerton, and Kristophr
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How To Beat Terrorism
by L. Neil Smith
Away, way back in 1977, when I began writing my first novel, The Probability Broach (still in print, after four decade), I was regarded as something of a nutcase because I argued that American society would be a much better, safer place if everybody who wanted to, carried a gun. I was by no means the first to do so, nor was I the only one at the time, but, except for Robert A. Heinlein, Elmer Keith, and the ghost of H. Beam Piper, I often felt very much alone in my simple, straightforward, common-sense advocacy of exercising one’s natural rights under the Second Amendment to the Constitution. Now, of course, forty years later, armed self-defense has become a social movement. The degree to which I share responsibility for that is debatable, but I am proud of any part I may have had in it.
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Thoughts On Voting
by A.X. Perez
Went to vote in a run off election today. Used carry license as voter ID. Between time spent in no gun zones or carrying under circumstances where no license is required this is most of the use I get from having a Texas handgun carry license. I one time ran off at the mouth and said you should need the same ID to vote as to pack heat, so this is just being consistent.
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What Michael Shermer Doesn’t Get About Libertarianism
by Sean Gangol
For those of you who may not have heard of him, Michael Shermer is the founding publisher of Skeptic magazine and is used frequently as a representative for skeptical thinkers whenever you have a TV show that discusses something that is paranormal in nature. I referenced him once in my article, “Secular Statists” where I mistakenly referred to him as the editor of the Skeptical Inquirer. My apologies to Michael Shermer. Though what I did get right about Michael Shermer is that his political beliefs do lean in the direction of libertarianism, but he has a long way to go before he can call himself a True Scotsman.
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A critique of Mike Adams on Bitcoin “end game”
by Jim Davidson
Recently, Natural News published an essay by Mike Adams about the end of Bitcoin. There are some things that Adams writes which I believe are not true. He clearly believes that Bitcoin is a giant scam and will never be a useful tool in storing value outside the confiscatory banking system. I’m not really clear on what he thinks is a good system of money, perhaps he loves the government fiat money, I simply don’t know. My own opinion is that Bitcoin is a very logical protocol that allows a distributed ledger to be maintained in a decentralised way.
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The Norseman’s Diaries: Spring Edition from Scratch
by Jeff Fullerton
After a rather chilly ending—Spring is coming to an end and it is time for a long overdue edition that would have been done sooner were it not for memory problems plaguing my iPhone that required some desperate measures to free up space in order to function. Unfortunately in the process I accidentally deleted the threads that I intended to source my dated entries from —along with a good bit of other stuff I shouldn't have —and so the article had to be done from scratch as opposed to mining ready made text. The upside of it is that I am now able to take more pictures and can probably compose something without that annoying pop up telling me I have to manage storage space and won't let me access email until I delete stuff.
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Doubling Down on Disaster
by Vin Suprynowicz
Unless you actually die, defeat—in war or in politics—bestows one great blessing: All excuses and rationalizations collapse. Defeat requires you to re-examine your whole approach. “How could this have happened? Where did our efforts stray from the useful and necessary?” It’s an opportunity to find and promote new leaders—younger, bolder, plainspoken men who’ve had their “boots on the ground” out there. They then get a chance to rebuild based not on fantasy or time-worn “rules,” but on facts newly confronted. Old assumptions get thrown out with the garbage. Thus, losers often get back in the game.…
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Theresa May: The Mummy Has Dissolved!
by Sean Gabb
I was hoping for a Conservative majority of no more than twenty seats in this election. Instead, they lost their majority. They seem able to cobble together some kind of deal with the Ulster Unionists. That will keep them in office. But they will not have the blank cheque they demanded. They have not even the limited mandate I wanted for them. They and their leader have made a mess of things.
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The Centipede Army, the New Right, and the Great Meme War
by Giovanni Martelli
In my twenty years on the internet, I have been part of many cultures: I’ve hung around with weeaboos and other anime subcultures, with gamers, with language nerds, with history buffs, with liberals and progressives. I’m a mild-mannered, soft-spoken, socially-left millennial (on the upper end), and have been an activist for LGBT rights for over a dozen years. But never once have I felt so welcome as I do with my family of patriots in what’s known as the Centipede Army.
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