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Human Rights are Derived from Property Rights

[This article is excerpted from chapter 15 of The Ethics of Liberty. Listen to this article in MP3, read by Jeff Riggenbach. The entire book is being prepared for podcast and download.] Liberals generally wish to preserve the concept of “rights” for such “human” rights as freedom of speech, while denying the concept to private property.[1] And yet, on […]

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Banning Doorknobs, Frat Parties, and “God Bless America” Signs?! Nanny of the Month (‘13-11)

By Ted Balaker at Reason: They make it their business to mind your business. And recently busybodies have made it their business to ban doorknobs in Vancouver (next stop: your town?), and fraternity parties in Boston–if thrown by MIT students (who sometimes jump up and down on plexiglass skylights, fall four stories, and injure their head and genitals). But this time the busiest bodies of […]

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Government Tells Miami Residents to Remove Decades Old Garden

By Zenon Evans: City officials in Miami Shores Village, FL threatened a couple with steep daily fines until they agreed to uproot a vegetable garden they had been cultivating for nearly two decades. Now, the couple is taking the city to court for violating their right to privacy. This May, the city revised its zoning […]

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Eroding Property Rights – EPA’s Expanding Authority Would Control Water – Judge Andrew Napolitano

EPA Want To Control All Water Even Puddles In Your Yard & If You Violate Their Regulation Could Be Fine $37,500 A Day Wake Up America Your Republic & Freedom In Grave Danger Eroding Property Rights – EPA’s Expanding Authority Would Control Water – Judge Andrew Napolitano   via ▶ Eroding Property Rights – EPA’s […]

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Seven50: Property Rights

Kirsten Lombard, Organizer for the Wisconsin 9/12 Project, presents on the topic of Property Rights and how government programs for developing land aren’t as beneficial as they seem. Grant money, Farmland Preservation Agreements, and Conservation Easements are just a few examples of how the government can control and tell you what you can and can’t […]

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