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Planned Communities: Everyone Loves Them

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Planned Communities, as American as Apple Pie Planned communities have been in existence since the first settlers sailed to America. They are mini-cities. Places where home, work, school, entertainment, and church are all within walking distance. From Jamestown to Plymouth, people have always been able to come together for mutual benefit in peaceful ways. Planned Communities Today Today’s planned communities can be gated, retro-styled mini-towns, or even self-sufficient villages. They can include large lots, small lots, and can be based around business or agriculture. There is a New England based company, First Day Cottage that has designed communities that are

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Living as Freely as Possible

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Self-Sufficient and Resilient Most of you have heard the old hypothetical, if a tree falls in the forest with no one to hear it does it make a sound? The idea is that there are two parts to the equation: the tree and the person hearing it fall. I submit the same is true of laws. Without law enforcement, do they really have any power? The truth is that laws and government is an illusion. A law doesn’t stop anyone from committing a crime. They act as a means of adjudicating the crime after an enforcer captures you. I’m not

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Homeschool Resources

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Homeschool is Freedom One of the most important aspects of creating a free society is education choice. Homeschool and private schools are gaining a lot of traction, something many of us are excited to see. Not only do they afford a better education, but, in the case of home schools, one that is without the standard indoctrination that comes with every public school experience. Homeschoolers Do Better The benefits to homeschool are more than just freedom. Studies have shown that students who homeschool do better in college than their public school peers. Students coming from a home school graduated college

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A Chicken’s Value

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Chickens are a great first farm animal to invest in. They have a variety of uses that go beyond simple egg laying. Beyond their value, they are also easy to care for, requiring little space and less food and maintenance than other livestock. Owning chickens is a great first step to self-sufficiency. Urban chicken farms have proven that with a small deck, patio, or backyard you can cultivate both meat and egg laying hens. Hens not only provide eggs and meat but also eat bugs and worms that can destroy a back yard. And, depending on the breed, you can

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