Category Archives: Nathan’s Rants

Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-48C: Thanksgiving?

By Nathan Barton It is morning, the day before Thanksgiving Day, when Americans traditionally thank God for their blessings, material and spiritual. The Indianapolis Star’s Thanksgiving week political cartoon was pulled because its message, critical of the Fuehrer’s immigration “reform” … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-48A: Irrigation season approaching? Or already here?

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  The tree of liberty must be watered at frequent intervals by the blood of patriots and tyrants.  It is the duty of every lover of liberty to make the tyrants (and their minions) provide the … Continue reading

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Stupidity?

By Nathan Barton Last week, I commented on a couple of stories regarding stupidity, especially here in the Fifty States.  I want to elaborate on those, and think about stupidity and government and their relationship. First, according to British news … Continue reading

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Baker’s Dozen: What the GOP COULD DO and WON’T

By Nathan Barton Thirteen Things the GOP COULD Do to Make Life Better in America and Won’t between now and January 2017 Refuse to fund ANY of ObamaCare. Refuse to fund NSA activities until NSA stops their tyrannical actions. Refuse … Continue reading

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Islamic wars come to Canada

By Nathan Barton The Islamic War has come to Canada. On Wednesday morning, the Canadian Forces soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa was shot and killed by a gunman who then ran into the Parliament Building … Continue reading

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Local Tyranny and Culture Wars – More Escalation

By Nathan Barton Are you ready for this? In an immoral, illegal, unconstitutional act of tyranny, the City of Houston has issued a subpoena to as many as 400 preachers in the city demanding that they submit their sermons concerning … Continue reading

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Public Health? Private Health? (was: Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-40D)

By Nathan Barton Public health is in the news, dominated by Ebola, but with lots of other things.  In the last twenty-four hours, thousands of articles and hundreds of thousands of words have been produced about what is happening.  Fear … Continue reading

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The New Economy? Unlimited Energy

By Nathan Barton On Friday the 3rd, Greg Guenthner over at Daily Reckoning published a good article, “You’ll Never Believe How Low the Price of Oil Can Go…” which I actually didn’t get to read until late Monday, when his … Continue reading

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Future Death of Government? A look back from 2020

By Nathan Barton Looking back from 2020, what mistakes did the US make in 2000-2015? Could we have done something to avoid the catastrophic collapse of the last five years?  Thirteen items come to mind.

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Media: When truth counts, error and inconsistency abound

by Nathan Barton Good morning.  Readers know that I have very little respect for the mainstream media, whether radio or television or “print” (newspapers and the leading magazines).  While I do have much respect for the alternative news media, including … Continue reading

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