Category Archives: Nathan’s Rants

Government: Lies and LIES and MORE LIES

By Nathan Barton (Originally Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-15F) Good morning -  or not.  Should I lie to you and tell you what a wonderful day it is, here in America?  If I do, then I’m just like the … Continue reading

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April: Liberty Month?

By Nathan Barton Yes, I know the month is half-over, but I’ve been mulling this over a while.  Humans are weird (as if you didn’t know that) and we get all hyper over dates and anniversaries and seasons and feasts … 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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A Baker’s Dozen: The Fuehrer’s Accomplishments

By Nathan Barton This idea came from a Leno-style countdown written by someone using “English as a second language” (and Queen’s English, to boot) with lots of grammar errors and few mis-concepts and misunderstandings.  But it is too good to … Continue reading

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In my inbox: scam, bogus, or…

By Nathan Barton I got an e-mail this week that I found most interesting.  I know that most of us get the “Nigerian” scam e-mails now and then, if I spam catcher doesn’t.  (I once got a real WRITTEN, HARD-COPY … Continue reading

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Crimes of government: daily harm, daily death (Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-10C)

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  Every day, I see a dozen or more news stories which describe how government, at some level, for some reason, has harmed people.  Sometimes a government agent has killed or maimed yet another innocent person, … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-10A: Congress and other thugs

By Nathan Barton Good morning, after a long weekend hiatus from my column, dealing with all kinds of fun things.  Almost as much “fun” as in DC this week. Incredibly, Diane Feinstein, in an act of incredible hypocrisy, denounced the … Continue reading

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Connecticut, the “Police State”

By Nathan Barton Connecticut is nicknamed the “Constitution State” because it claims to have been the first polity in history with a written constitution (the Fundamental Orders, published in 1638).  Apparently the fifth state to ratify the Constitution, Connecticut has … Continue reading

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“Rogue” Cops – Is Enough Enough? (Part 2 of 2)

By Nathan Barton In part 1, I talked about the problem we have with cops and police in America today: killer cops, abusive cops, tyrannical cops.  I presented some thoughts on how to deal with that, and recognized that those … Continue reading

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“Rogue” Cops – Is Enough Enough? (Part 1 of 2)

By Nathan Barton It seems to me that in the past couple of months we have seen a huge ramp up in reports of “rogue cops” stealing and killing and beating and otherwise behaving like the criminals that they are … Continue reading

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