Category Archives: Commentary on the News

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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Corruption in the House – and other places (part 1)

by Nathan Barton Although this is a Democrat, we are again reminded of the corruption of the powers-that-be, no matter which political party they claim as home. A Florida Democrat congresswoman, Corrine Brown, and her chief of staff have been … Continue reading

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Special: French Massacre

by Nathan Barton Terrorism in France: We’ve seen it again and again, most recently in January of 2015 when Charlie Hebdo was attacked in Paris, and November of 2015 when when three sites in Paris were attacked. And now the … Continue reading

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Theft by government: fines and code violations and environmental laws

By Nathan Barton Thanks to Laissez Faire for this news item a week or so ago, from the Dallas News. A man who had a relatively small pile of firewood on the property that he sold in 2002 in the … Continue reading

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Baker’s Dozen ™ Reasons for Terrorism

Baker’s Dozen ™ Reasons for Terrorism By Nathan Barton Another week: another seven days and a half-dozen terrorist attacks each day: another few hundred people dead around the world. At least we are finally to the end of Ramadan: 30 … Continue reading

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Truth or not – the cycle continues, so be prepared

By Nathan Barton A frequent correspondent sent me a long list of headlines and links to various stories in the aftermath of the Dallas sniper(s) incident, pointing out claims of a FedGov-inspired “Summer of Chaos” ™ (Pending) and conspiracy claims … Continue reading

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