Steven Boyd and Karen Bursey are the latest victims of Bureaucrat’s Rule #1

Anyone hanging out here for any length of time will already be familiar with Bureaucrat’s Rule #1, but for the benefit of any newcomers, here it is in all its repulsive glory: Bureaucrat’s Rule #1:  The Rules are More Important

…Read More… Steven Boyd and Karen Bursey are the latest victims of Bureaucrat’s Rule #1

Western Wheat Farmers finally get a taste of freedom from the oppression of the Canadian Wheat Board

Can you imagine starting a business, creating a product and then being sent to jail for the “crime” of selling that product to whoever you wanted?  This sounds absurd, doesn’t it?  Of course, yet this was the reality for farmers

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Alabama vs Agenda 21 and the United Nations. Alabama (and Liberty) Wins!

“Land…cannot be treated as an ordinary asset, controlled by individuals and subject to the pressures and inefficiencies of the market. “Private land ownership is also a principal instrument of accumulation and concentration of wealth and therefore contributes to social injustice;

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How Some Sucker Stole the Water

The Christopher di Armani-produced Rights and Freedoms Bulletin of April 28, 2012 carried a frustrating article about the federal Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) declaring war on British Columbia’s Fraser Valley farmers. The ditches the farmers dug to drain

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Mining Study Cuts to the Core

(Originally published in the Yukon News, March 20, 2000) Dutch Van Tassell Photo, 2009 “When you push somebody far enough, they will stand up and fight. If they don’t fight for their rights, then they are done for. They are

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Property Owners Are An Endangered Species

The delegates who heard about the Wildlands Project during a 1998 Alaska Miners Conference may have naively thought the plot too outrageously unrealistic to pay heed to at the relevant time. A reprint of Kathleen Benedetto’s paper in the July/August

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‘Land-Use Planning’ Means Driving People from the Land

Under the United Nations’ Agenda 21—Agenda for the 21st Century–the main thrust is to return all privately-owned property back to public domain. As with the Marxist doctrine, Agenda 21 doesn’t recognize privately-owned property because it is the cornerstone of all

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Withdraw from the UN’s Agenda 21. It’s easy. Just follow the lead of College Station, Texas.

Jane Gaffin wrote a great article about the United Nations’ Agenda 21 the other day titled Everybody Has Heard of Agenda 21; Most Just Don’t Know It.  After reading that I stumbled upon an article about a city in Texas

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Bill 36: Stripping Property Rights from Albertans

Alison Redford’s so-called conservative government’s decision to implement Bill C-36, The Land Stewardship Act, which effectively gives control of all land in Alberta to the provincial government, is a death blow to property rights in Alberta. Under this law, government

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Everybody Has Heard of Agenda 21; Most Just Don’t Know It

I can ask people if they have heard of Agenda 21. The inevitable answer is “no”. The response to my short explanation is either met with disdainful silence or with a “you don’t know what you’re talking about” retort. If

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The Time for Compromise is Over

Individual landowners are feeling queasy these days. They see the legal secure tenure to their privately-owned property weakening while the government arbitrarily extinguishes land titles through a constant stream of illegal and unconstitutional forfeiture and “civil remedy” laws. Additionally, people

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