Monthly Archives: September 2009

Ron Paul on MSNBC

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Libertarianism and socialism

“One difference between libertarianism and socialism is that a socialist society can’t tolerate groups of people practicing freedom, but a libertarian society can comfortably allow people to choose voluntary socialism.” –David Boaz in Libertarianism: A Primer

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Local Timber

Group connects local timber owners with local homebuilders By Matt Preusch, The Oregonian September 03, 2009, 10:00PM To tour Bob and Julie Granger’s northeast Portland home is to see an Oregon forest milled and varnished, ready to eat off and … Continue reading

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Buddist forestry

From WSU Today article:Mark Swanson and his Natural Resource Sciences 419 class teamed up with Sravasti Abbey, a Buddhist monastic community near Newport, Wash., in order to restore the forest surrounding the abbey. The abbey, which owns 240 acres of … Continue reading

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Carbon Offsets and the private forest owner

From Oregon Live: MANNING — With all the worries climate change conjures — swelling carbon footprints, dissolving Antarctic ice sheets — it helps to walk through Peter Hayes’ woods and hear how they could help slow the planet’s warming. As … Continue reading

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H.L. Mencken quote- Liberty

"I believe that liberty is the only genuinely valuable thing that men have invented, at least in the field of government, in a thousand years. I believe that it is better to be free than to be not free, even … Continue reading

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Sam Adams quote

“The Constitution shall never be construed… to prevent the people of the United States who are peaceable citizens from keeping their own arms.” ~ Samuel Adams

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