Category Archives: Nathan’s Rants

The Gold King Mine Spill and EPA – Warning and Doom

By Nathan Barton (This article is being written, and published (in slightly different versions) for both Laissez Faire Today and The Price of Liberty by a “friend.”)  It is a follow-up to several earlier commentary items, and as I pointed out, … Continue reading

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Baker’s Dozen (TM) Signs you might be a terrorist

By Nathan Barton You might be a “terrorist” if: Excessive complaints about the travel screening process. Excessive throat clearing. Exaggerated or repeated grooming gestures. Exaggerated yawning. Gazing down at the floor. Having a rigid posture. Wide open, staring eyes “wild-eyed.” … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 08 August 2015, #15-31D: Government Messes and Other Evils

By Nathan Barton Got a double helping of commentary today, but on just a few stories.  What a MESS government makes of things: but they aren’t the only evil we have to deal with. Another week, another VA scandal. This … Continue reading

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Where do we draw the line? Abortion and other forms of murder

By Nathan Barton A comment was made in response to a sentence in my recent commentary on “Predictions”: If you give “this administration” – or any other – the power to “stop partial birth abortions!”, you give them the power … Continue reading

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Nuns and Ghouls

By Nathan Barton Recent events discussed on the talk shows (and much less so on news channels, especially the mainstream media) are deeply disturbing, and the response of too many libertarians both disturbs me and disgusts me. So when a … Continue reading

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Response to my comments on “no due process, no justice, no passport”

By Nathan Barton A relative sent me this rebuttal from an unnamed source: I first took the loss this to my representative when I found that we were some had people going to fight with icis in the Mideast. This … Continue reading

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Are we to be grateful that predictions in 2008 and 2012 haven’t come true?

by Nathan Barton A friend sent me a posting from Facebook which pointed out how fortunate we were that the various predictions about what the squatter in 1600 PA was going to do to us have not proved to be … Continue reading

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Flags and Honor, Part II

By Nathan Barton Racism in the Southern Cross?  Personal Liberty reports on a national poll. The CNN/ORC poll claims that 57 percent of Americans say that the Southern Cross flag is a symbol of Southern pride. That’s compared to just 33 … Continue reading

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Flags and honor, Part I

By Nathan Barton The Southern Cross Flag is (according to millions of people) a symbol of hate and racism.  (This is NOT the “Stars and Bars” which was the original national flag of the Confederate States of America, nor any of … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 14 July 2015, #15-28B: Religious government or government religions?

By Nathan Barton Happy Bastille Day: anniversary of replacing the tyranny of a monarch and church-state establishment with the worse tyranny of the mob and “democracy.” Suck-up… CNS News tell us that First [Consort Moochelle] said on Thursday at a tribal youth … Continue reading

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