Monthly Archive: August 2019

Aug 17

Major science journal publishes article blacklisting climate skeptics

The journal Nature previously enjoyed great prestige among science journals. In recent years, however, Nature‘s editors have heavily promoted climate doomsday messaging. Now the journal has published a study purporting to show that climate change “contrarians” are overrepresented in media discussions of climate science. The study first gathered a large list of known “contrarians” taken …

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Aug 17

Another teen arrested for “threatening” federal agents–over social media posts

Every government that ever existed sought to equate criticism of government with ‘terrorism,’ ‘treason’ or threats. Prior to the American Revolution, Brits could be criminally prosecuted for merely imagining the death of the king. (Numerous figures in English history were executed for merely imagining the death of the king in poetry or prose.) In the …

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Aug 14

As tax complexity increases, “tax manager” is now the hottest career

The United States grew from a poor fledgling nation in 1789 to become the earth’s most powerful country by the twentieth century. It got there with no income taxes and a very low level of regulatory burdens. But by 2019, the United States is drowning in violent police, regulations, and taxation levels which hover around …

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Aug 14

It has never been harder for the poor to strike it rich

Government regulations are increasingly imprisoning the poor in cages from which there is no escape. An analysis by the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland has found that the likelihood of a household rising into the top 10 percent U.S. income bracket from lower brackets has BEEN CUT IN HALF in just the past few years. …

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Aug 14

U.S. Postal Service on Pace to Lose $8 Billion in 2019

The U.S. Postal Service enjoys every advantage in the marketplace. It pays no property, income, or corporate taxes. It owns and occupies some of the world’s most strategic and prestigious real estate It has an unconstitutional monopoly on first-class letter delivery. (By contrast, its package-delivery competitor FedEx pays billions annually in taxes.) (To put these …

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Aug 06

Governments worldwide erupt in orgies of violence against their own subjects

Indonesia: Undercover religious/government cops are roving the landscape searching for minor violations of Sharia-like moral codes. Hundreds of Indonesians have been arrested, imprisoned and publicly flogged and whipped for appearing affectionate to the opposite sex. Both men and women have been whipped for smooching or holding hands. In case anyone wonders what happens to those …

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Aug 06

Join us for Citizen Glaciology, September 13th, 2019 at Glacier National Park!

Join Lysander Spooner University on our 5th annual Citizen Glaciology conference/hike/festival in East Glacier, Montana. We will again meet in the lobby of the beautiful East Glacier Lodge (also known as the Glacier Park Resort) September 13, 8:00 to 9:00 a.m.ish. Depending on numbers, we hope to have several groups hike into glacier areas of …

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