Category Archives: Nathan’s Rants

Texas: Recent News Reveals Why Texas Is the Poster Child for Failed Democracy

By Nathan Barton I have a bit of a long-term relationship with Texas.  I had ancestors who lived in Texas two and a half centuries before it was named, others who came when it was still a Mexican state, others … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned from Sydney

By Nathan Barton and Mama Liberty To start off with, Australia has disarmed itself. Not a single one of the dozen or so hostages in the cafe were armed with so much as a pocket knife. The Sydney hostage situation … Continue reading

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A Baker’s Dozen Reasons Why Torture is Wrong

by Nathan Barton WHY TORTURE IS WRONG, WHOEVER DOES IT Torture is immoral: it not only violates the Zero Aggression Principle in every way, and the Golden Rule, but it treats humans worse than animals. Torture is counterproductive: when torture … Continue reading

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Disappearances: American Style?

By Nathan Barton Warning: This column contains disturbing information and speculation which may anger and upset many people.  It is intended to challenge us to think outside the box and our comfort zone, and examine if things are much, MUCH … Continue reading

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RIP: Bill of Rights Day – Mourning

By Nathan Barton Monday is “Bill of Rights Day” and I think it is appropriate to use the opportunity to remember the late and great document which once helped us keep some hard-won liberties. Therefore, I’d like to suggest that … Continue reading

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Racism and society in 2014, part 2 (was Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-49D2)

By Nathan Barton It is one of those weeks… Racism in America is NOT limited to just being anti-black.  Indeed, sometimes blacks seem to be pretty racist.  Actually, people of ALL races can be racist, despite what the liberals claim. … Continue reading

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Racism and society in 2014 – cops, bureaucrats, and Congress (was Libertarian Commentary on the News #14-49D1)

By Nathan Barton Walking while black, with your hands in your pocket on a cold November day makes you a suspect in robberies, according to a Michigan cop.  Sweet.  Heaven forbid he have a face mask, partial or not, against … Continue reading

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Treating the government like they treat us

By Nathan Barton What if? Actually, I am NOT really REALLY suggesting that we treat the government like they treat us (the normal, everyday citizen or resident of a state or county or city or town).  After all, here is … Continue reading

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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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