Category Archives: Commentary on the News

Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-15C: Taxes, Thugs, and Blood

By Nathan Barton Good morning, all.  Look around and enjoy the day, remember that even when there are bad things going on, there is still a lot of good around: family and friends and neighbors and pets and plants… Do … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-15B: Holy Week and government

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  To many people, this is “Holy Week.”  The 13th was “Palm Sunday,” and at sunset on Monday the 14th begins the Feast of Unleavened Bread, or Passover.  I lose track of all the different names … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-15A: You gotta be kidding me!

By Nathan Barton An extra commentary this week: good morning on a weekend.  Sunday is here. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued its fiscal year (FY) 2014 to 2018 Strategic Plan today, which provides a blueprint for advancing EPA’s … Continue reading

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Bunkerville Follies

By Nathan Barton Things continue to heat up in Clark County, Nevada, as more and more federal agents and Sagebrush Rebellion type folks show up and confront each other in and around Bunkerville, just off I-15 northeast of Las Vegas.  … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-14E: Soviet-style FedGov control

By Nathan Barton Good morning, and welcome to the end of the week.  Fun and games in DC, while lack of self-defense results in more and more injuries under very odd circumstances, and polls that show our modern political problems … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-14D: more evil things we aren’t supposed to do

By Nathan Barton Good morning, everyone. Remember when all these municipal and other local governments were constantly pushing carpooling?  You can still see signs encouraging it.  But the larger American cities are being pressured by taxi companies (and unions) and … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-14C: Free speech bans, secession

By Nathan Barton Midweek good morning! The Quebec Liberal party sailed to an astonishing victory, getting a majority provincial government by the defeat Parti Quebecois, the party on track for its worse election since 1970, six years before they first … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-14B: sliding downhill

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  After a few days break, I am running and finding that a speeding  train has nothing on events right now.  Things are sliding downhill rapidly, across the world.  It is time to be prepared, and … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-14A: massas or farmers?

By Nathan Barton Good morning in an April spring.  As fields start to green up and leaves start to bud, many folks’ thoughts turn to farming and gardening.  Apparently, those who claim to rule over us, seem to be treating … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-13E: Governments: lazy AND stupid

By Nathan Barton Good morning from the future lands of the free people of the State of North Colorado (or Pawnee, hopefully). A Katy, Texas arrest of a man on terrorism charges is an example (maybe, for once) of someone … Continue reading

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