Category Archives: Commentary on the News

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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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-37B: Governments and religion and stupidity

by Nathan Barton Good morning.  Got a bit of this and that to discuss this morning.  Especially as relates to the intersection of religion and politics.  And then a few more things. Those loving and peaceful and oh, so supportive … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-37A: World wars, Islamic and other

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  World war? The Pope declared last week that the various conflicts around the globe are effectively a “piecemeal” Third World War, as he condemned both the arms trade and ‘plotters of terrorism.’  What?  The amount … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-36E: The problems with government are…

By Nathan Barton …too long to list, and keep to under 1,000 words.  But good morning, anyway, and here is a few stories and quotes that attracted my attention today. Anyway, Good morning! I haven’t commented on quotes much recently, … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-36D: This and that

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  Yesterday, the Fuehrer gave the orders for dealing with the Caliphate – or so it was claimed.  Frankly, for such a speech and order on the night before the anniversary of Bloody Tuesday (9-11), the … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-36C: Get Real!

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  We all WISH we had a horse and ice cream (and could eat it without feeling guilty or triggering nasty things in our bodies).  But most of us are adults and realize that some things … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-36B: The economy (or lack thereof)

By Nathan Barton Good morning. When it comes  to economics, the economy, and markets, government EXCELS in making stupid mistakes and then making MORE stupid mistakes to “fix” the first one(s).  After doing this for a century-plus, it is no … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-36A: We told you so.

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  Interesting stories from  the  weekend and last week about messes we find ourselves in. We told you so: From Colorado, an object lesson in tax evasion. The voters of Colorado approved a referendum two years … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-35E: Liberty? What’s that?

By Nathan Barton Good morning! Remember liberty?  Privacy?  Human rights?  Those are so mid-Twentieth Century, aren’t they?  Or should I say mid-Eighteenth Century?  Consider today’s stories. Bogus cell phone towers dot the landscape and are intercepting your calls- but are … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-35D: Stupidity

By Nathan Barton Stupidity in government is ALWAYS a problem, from that first decree of Nimrod and the first Phaoronic bureaucrat who couldn’t count past his toes, right down to that IQ=2 assemblage of Conscript Fathers (and Mothers), the US … Continue reading

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