Category Archives: Commentary on the News

A EpiPen Cost Crisis

By Nathan Barton The crisis de jour. Epinephrine injection pens, brand and popular name “EpiPens” are valuable and life-saving ways to limit allergic reactions which can kill people. They seem to be a matter of LIFE AND DEATH. (Mama Liberty … Continue reading

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Government’s results on display again

By Nathan Barton The recent swarms of tornadoes across the eastern Great Plains and the record-setting flooding in Louisiana have once again showcased the benefits of depending on government for assistance in times of disaster and emergency. And at the … Continue reading

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Government and essential services and utilities – Yes or No?

By Nathan Barton There are a number of utilities that we all take for granted, as long as we live in a town here in Anglo-America: Water supply and distribution – domestic, potable, uncontaminated irrigation fire-fighting Sanitary sewage collection and … Continue reading

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The net is being gathered – Do you know where YOUR liberty is?

By Nathan Barton Watch them circle around the drain and go down. Despite many claims to the contrary, our liberties are vanishing like moths consumed by a torch. One of the latest regards the Gadsden Flag. The Volokh Conspiracy reports … Continue reading

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Mike Vanderboegh – Rest in Peace

We heard the sad news this morning from Claire Wolfe, and David Codrea, that Mike Vanderboegh has died. He fought a long and difficult battle with cancer for the last year or so, but never gave up his fight for … Continue reading

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Aren’t they always? Part 2 – Nazgul

By Nathan Barton Just as political parties are always screaming about how evil their opponents are, so too are Nazgul constantly finding reasons to steal away rights, often for their own perceived self-interest. Ammoland talks about how Ruth Ginsburg, the … Continue reading

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Whom do we believe? More terrorism or just nutcases?

By Nathan Barton The hits are coming hard and fast now, in Europe: Ansbach, Normandy, Munich… the peaceful society of Europe’s two major powers is long gone. And who is to blame? Who is doing it? Today, look at just … Continue reading

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Turkey, Tyranny, and Successful Revolts

by Nathan Barton As usual, we don’t really have any idea what is going on, but it is clear that Turkish citizens are losing still more of their freedoms. The coup may have been real (if executed with total ineptness) … Continue reading

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Self-defense, defense of others, or…

By Nathan Barton NOTE: This is the 1,000th published column by me for The Price of Liberty! Self-defense or defense of others, or revenge? Can we answer that question? The Blaze reports on a situation at a Dallas-area Waffle House … Continue reading

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Corruption in the house – and other places (part 2)

By Nathan Barton In the first part, we discussed the latest corruption queen in the US House of Representatives (who now claims that she is being “persecuted” because she is black). (I think she is wrong: it isn’t because because … Continue reading

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