Category Archives: Nathan’s Rants

Problem solving: Responding to tyranny in 2014

by Nathan Barton Daily I read of more obvious, more common tyranny and oppression around the world, and of how people agonize over how to end it: how to respond.  Many offer answers.  Will they work? They have not, so … Continue reading

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Is it time yet?

by Nathan Barton One of our better known libertarian authors has been asked this question often, starting with her 1996 book (my oh my, 18 years ago now!): “America is at that awkward stage; it’s too late to work within the … Continue reading

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The Rio Grande Frontier (Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-33D)

By Nathan Barton While there is a lot going on in Missouri, California, and of course Ukraine, Syria, Mesopotamia, Nigeria, Liberia, and Canaan (Gaza), we should not forget that bad things are continuing to happen other places, and some good … Continue reading

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Missouri Misery (Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-33C)

by Nathan Barton Good morning: thoughts on the situation in Missouri.  During and before the War between the States, 150 years ago, the State of Missouri had its own civil war (together with and spilling over into Bleeding Kansas).  In … Continue reading

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Crony government (Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-32D)

by Nathan Barton Good afternoon!  We all agree that politicians and bureaucrats are a VERY bad mix.  So, for that matter, is a situation where we mix politicians and educators.  Of course, educators are often just a sub-species (emphasis on … Continue reading

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Rustling, revolvers, and rational thinking

By Nathan Barton In the UK, Sheep and cattle rustling soars as rural thieves target livestock over machinery, (as reported in Freedom News Daily from our friends at ISIL) while meat prices hit all time highs (at least in living … Continue reading

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Home Front heats up (Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-30B)

Good afternoon.  Over the weekend, some stories showing how bad things are getting on the home front showed up, and I want to discuss them. In  Pennsylvania, a doctor shot a patient who killed a caseworker, using the gun kept … Continue reading

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Human Sacrifice

By Nathan Barton Planned Parenthood, one of the most prominent of Tranzi institutions in America today, constantly tells us that they are all about “family planning” and that abortion should be “legal and rare.”  So why did Planned Parenthood hand … Continue reading

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Nuts and Fruits … and Grass

By Nathan Barton The Socialist Workers Paradisical Democracy of Berkeley has again proved that the idiocy of the drone classes knows no limits.  The Bezerkley City Council and Mutual Admiration League has dictated (democratically, OF course) that the three (now … Continue reading

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The Hobby Lobby Decision: Nazgul in Action

By Nathan Barton On  the last day of June, the US Supreme Court, the Nine Nazgul, in a 5-4 decision, Supreme Court ruled in favor of Hobby Lobby and three other closely-held corporations, which challenged the ObummerCare mandate that all … Continue reading

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