Category Archives: Commentary on the News

Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-34D: Bad day for too many.

by Nathan Barton Good morning, unless you are in most parts of the Middle East, North Africa, and Eastern Europe.  (A short commentary today, due to appointments and travel.) The Caliphate continues to fight and grow in Mesopotamia, it seems. USA … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-34C: More stupidity and cruelty.

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  We usually fail to properly consider the impact of stupidity on human events and society.  Here are some great examples. Immigration and drought threaten California’s economy, according to an article published by NCPA.  Twelve percent … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-34B: Terrorists

by Nathan Barton Good afternoon.  Terrorism is in the eye of the beholder, but clearly the world is full of it, and terrorists. When I first read the headline of this article in The Nation, “How the War on Terror … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-34A: More Missouri Misery

By Nathan Barton Good morning! Some news items from last week to start the week off, so enjoy! This story is troubling on several fronts.  Police raided a church building in relation to the protests at Ferguson. Their reason (or … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-33F: Blessings and curses

by Nathan Barton Good morning.  As things seem to spiral downward both at home and abroad, it never hurts to realize that we have many blessings.  So (at risk of ticking off people who do not believe) join me in … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-33E: Economics, the depressing science

by Nathan Barton Good morning.  Economics can be fun, if you enjoy getting depressed.  Too many downers for me.  Of course, those who are not blind can see the constant drum of bad news for most sectors of our economy, … Continue reading

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The Rio Grande Frontier (Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-33D)

By Nathan Barton While there is a lot going on in Missouri, California, and of course Ukraine, Syria, Mesopotamia, Nigeria, Liberia, and Canaan (Gaza), we should not forget that bad things are continuing to happen other places, and some good … Continue reading

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Missouri Misery (Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-33C)

by Nathan Barton Good morning: thoughts on the situation in Missouri.  During and before the War between the States, 150 years ago, the State of Missouri had its own civil war (together with and spilling over into Bleeding Kansas).  In … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-33B: Minor news stories

By Nathan Barton Good afternoon.  The news this week is almost a repeat of last week, or so it seems.  But here goes on a few things of interest.  This will be a short commentary today, but hopefully a lot … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-33A: Fallujah? No, Ferguson

By Nathan Barton Good morning, except that it is not in Missouri or Mesopotamia or Nigeria or Ukraine. Ferguson, Missouri: the beginning of the end?  In a situation reminiscent of a speeded-up Vietnam war or some kind of Mesopotamian or … Continue reading

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