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HOA vs. Neighborhood Association - Apples vs. Oranges

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

Today I want to clear up some confusion about homeowner associations compared to neighborhood associations. Sometimes you will find that people describe both types of associations as similar. 445 more words


Ruling In Maryland’s “Assault Weapons” Case Could Gut Gun Control Nationwide

By Bob Owens
Bearing Arms
February 4, 2016

In what has to be viewed as a major victory for gun owners, the United States Court of Appeals for 4th Circuit ruled that lower court judge in  85 more words


Democratic Socialism is Worse Than Any Other

My friends keep asking why I wouldn’t vote for Bernie Sanders.

“Democratic Socialism” is a funny political philosophy. It’s only marginally different than Marxist-Leninist socialism, and it’s just a very thin margin. 554 more words

Social Justice

Mandatory layoff notice by length of job tenure in the G7, Australia, New Zealand, Ireland, Scandinavia, Greece and Spain

Mandatory notice periods for layoffs put the very survival of troubled the business at risk. By having to give long periods of notice, a firm experiencing a downturn is less able to adjust quickly and more likely simply to go out of business because it cannot meet its larger payroll. 9 more words

Labour Economics

Urban Planning and Liberty

If liberty starts at a local level, how can we handle urban growth? This city has doubled in size twice in the last 20 years. It doesn’t seem to be slowing down either. 336 more words

Free Market

HOA settles discrimination complaint with owner

By Deborah Goonan, Independent American Communities

A New York State racial discrimination case was recently settled for a mere $9,000.

Homeowner Linda Abraham had filed a formal complaint against her homeowners association (Patio Homes – the Kiamesha Shore Property Owners Association), alleging  selective enforcement based upon the fact that Abraham is a black woman. 178 more words


ICYMI: Gov. Christie Had No Problems Signing A Bill That Could Potentially Deprive Americans Of Their Second Amendment Rights

By Matt Vespa
January 24, 2016

Christie has stated previously he has no problems with the Obama administration’s initiative of banning Americans on terror watch lists from buying guns, despite that fact that these people have never been convicted of any crime related to such heinous charges. 193 more words