Taxation is Robbery Legalized

1/7/2014 “If taxation without consent is not robbery, then any band of robbers have only to declare themselves a government, and all their robberies are legalized.”  Lysander Spooner Facebook Exchange: Stephanie H Love this!  However, I can very easily see someone...

Self Interest as a False god

By: Thomas Lee Abshier, ND 03/16/2014 From: John H. Sent: Friday, March 14, 2014 10:17 AM To: ‘Thomas Lee Abshier, ND’ Subject: Interesting thought experiment Here’s a test: “I’m holding a baby in one hand, and a petri dish holding an embryo in the other....

Patriotism

By: Thomas Lee Abshier, ND 2/28/2004 EDITORIAL DESK | February 15, 2004, Sunday My War By Larry David (NYT) 645 words Late Edition – Final , Section 4 , Page 11 , Column 2 DISPLAYING FIRST 50 OF 645 WORDS – “I couldn’t be happier that President Bush...

Capital Punishment

by: Thomas Lee Abshier, ND 8/16/2011 On Tue, Aug 16, 2011 at 9:56 AM, From: Thomas Lee Abshier, ND To: John Dear John, Thomas: Since you brought up the issue of capital punishment, I shall now address it, since I did purposely did not include it in the argument re:...

Sporting Event Prayer

by Nick Gholson Times Record News, Wichita Falls, TX 9/5/1999 (received as  an email attributed to Andy Rooney, 6/5/2010) I don’t think a short prayer at a football game is going to shake the world’s foundations. Nor do I believe that not praying will...