Category Archives: Commentary on the News

Libertarian Commentary on the News, 28 July 2015, #15-30C: Warning

By Nathan Barton The last week has featured several warnings by prominent people, not even really covered by independent media, much less the mainstream media. These warnings point out that, in the past decades, it is not just that government … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 27 July 2015, #15-30B: Gun haters and Lies

by Nathan Barton In a separate commentary, I discuss neutrality as regards political issues and liberty and wars. One of those fields where it is sometimes hard to tell friends from foes, and hard to be neutral, is the realm … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 26 July 2015, #15-30A: Disappearing Liberty

By Nathan Barton The speed at which liberties of free speech and freedom of religion are disappearing in the Fifty States is rather surprising. World Net Daily reports on a situation in Kentucky in which a Baptist preacher was “fired” … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 24 July 2015, #15-29D: This and That

By Nathan Barton End of the “work week,” with a few news stories of interest. Waste Management News explains how the company Waste Management Inc. is suing the City and County of San Francisco over their Recology recycling contract. This … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 23 July 2015, #15-29C: The State Fails, and Fails, and Fails

By Nathan Barton The Third Reich is a classic example of a failed state. Now, welcome to the “Fourth Reich” here in the Fifty States.  Personal Liberty discussed this on Monday; A second view is found at “First Look” That … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 21 July 2015, #15-29B: Killing… and then important stuff

By Nathan Barton Later in the commentary, I discuss one of those “more important” things, concerning a teenage girl in the UK.  She felt like she was dying. But, at least, her parents let her live, unlike about 3,000 babies … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 20 July 2015, #15-29A: Drums of War

By Nathan Barton War came back to the Homeland again last week. Constantly on Friday, I heard the statement reported over and over that the investigators were unable to “determine the motive” of the young man who killed four Marines, … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 17 July 2015, #15-28F

By Nathan Barton A short column, due to some lengthy rants starting HERE.  Have a great weekend! Another mass killing, and this time with some suspicion of Islamist terrorism on American soil, although CNN and other news sources are being … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 16 July 2015, #15-28E: War and blood

By Nathan Barton WAR?  The US DoD said that they are ready to exercise the “military option” against Iran, despite the “agreement” (the bad deal, better than no deal) reached on Tuesday.  Israel’s PM emphasized that the State of Israel … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 15 July 2015, #15-28D: This and that

By Nathan Barton As I had a lot to discuss on the most recent bloodshed in the Islamic world and wars, here are comments on other news stories for the middle of the week. Gee, political scientists (not political science, … Continue reading

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