Category Archives: Commentary on the News

Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-39B: Sanity seriously short

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  Sanity seems to be a rarer and rarer commodity these days, doesn’t it?  Consider some of the stories in today’s news. Man shoots bullet through his neighbor’s window, reportedly for this astounding reason: because he … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-39A: Wars and more wars

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  First, let us look quickly at some war news.  Last week, we continued to find fighting all over the place. No boots on the ground?  Really?  Fellow soldiers of the 1st Infantry Division (Mechanized) are … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-38E: Stupid government and more

By Nathan Barton Good morning! The FedGov has settled with the Dineh (the Navajo Nation) for decades of mismanagement and lost money from coal, oil and gas, and other resources for the princely sum of 554 million bucks.  Of course, … Continue reading

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Murder Inc. in American Streets, Stores, and Homes (Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-38D)

By Nathan Barton Good morning. Or is it?  Last night, I found a whole bunch of killer-cop stories that totally disgust me.  Disgusts AND frightens me, because while we are all worried about Islamic terrorists, we hold a far more … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-38C: Propaganda is big news

By Nathan Barton Good morning! Propaganda is all around us: the government version of advertising, with all the lies and exaggerations of any slimy used car salesman, coupled with a very powerful voice.  Even on the conservative (and increasingly anti-government) … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-38B

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  I have spoken before about the lack of quality of work on the part of so many people today.  Nowhere do we see that lack of quality more than in government.  Several of the stories … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-38A: Insanity is catching.

By Nathan Barton Good morning. Insanity is, we are told, something you catch from your children.  Seriously, the insanity of government is really catching, and it leads directly to insane actions by millions of people.  Some of those go far … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-37D: Weekend news good and bad

Good morning.  Despite the Road-E-O, had to hit a few stories today! The National Institutes of Health study released states that more physical ailments are reported by people who live near natural gas wells (and therefore, fracking operations) in Washington … Continue reading

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Scotland wins, UK loses. (was: Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-37D: Trash is fun!)

by Nathan Barton Guid mornin.  Scotland wins, UK loses.  The 4+ million Scots voted an estimated 54 tae 46% tae NAY leave the United Kingdom, thereby forcing almost 55 million Englishmen, Welshmen and Northern Irish tae hae tae continue tae … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-37C: Stupid(ity) rules!

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  As always, lots of stupid actions by lots of stupid people, and today there is a bumper crop of them. Stupid city slickers? In a New York “gun-free” restaurant, the staff got held up by … Continue reading

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