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The cost of "free"

My sister, over at Knot in the Rope, has a post on how misleading many “free” can be. Very few things are really free. What is the mentality of “free”? It’s the belief that “free” means there is NO cost!  … Continue reading

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How does one "sell" self reliance?

That’s the question taken up at the California Preppers Network: And we’re all clearly fighting an up-hill battle against government’s well-funded campaign to remove all risk and consequence from our lives.  We’re encouraged to live as milk-calves to government’s bottomless … Continue reading

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Old fashioned values and self reliance

American Thinker published a column by Edward Bernard Glick about his grandmother and her insistence on learning English when she emigrated to America. I’m not above giving some help to immigrants, but I believe she mostly had the right attitude: … Continue reading

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