Monthly Archives: October 2012

Libertarian Commentary on the News #12-45D – California Stupid

Somehow, some way (we all have our suspicions), the state that was once the perfect example of the American dream: resources, scenery, wealth, energetic and productive people, new ideas, and so much more, has turned into a sick and bizarre … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #12-45E

Politics 2012 Texas AG Tells Int’l Election Monitors to Butt Out (CNSNews.com)  Now, if he’d only tell the Washington DC “national” monitors to butt out, too.  But perhaps we should ALL remember, “Do unto others as you wish them to … Continue reading

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Imperial America (Part 1)

Liberty seems so fragile a thing, does it not? We have it, gaining it at great cost.  But think, piece by piece, year by year, it seems to slip away, or to decay into something as useful as a sucked-empty … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #12-45C

Crash of 2009 – Free enterprise US may soon become world’s top oil producer (online WSJ) “U.S. oil output is surging so fast that the United States could soon overtake Saudi Arabia as the world’s biggest producer. Driven by high … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #12-45B – Stupid People

Stupid people Parched in the West but Shipping Water to China, Bale by Bale (Wall Street Journal) Alfalfa is a water-guzzling crop, and the amount that was exported to China in 2012 is enough to supply the annual consumption of … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #12-45A – South Dakota politicians RIP

News of the week and Commentary from a Libertarian Point of View This week is starting out with a definite downside for South Dakota, having lost two of her best-known sons in a matter of a few hours. George S. … Continue reading

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The Republic of Lakotah – Why? (Part 4)

This is the fourth part of my review of Stephen Lendman’s article about Russell Means’ re-proclamation of the “Republic of Lakota.” As I was writing this, the unexpected (though not surprising) occurred: Russell Means (Oyate Wacinyapin) died at age 72 … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #12-44B: This and that

More from a very long week! Stupid government tricks – Government-run, tax-funded schools Minnesota bans free college education (SLATE.com) NATHAN:  This issue, according to the article, was resolved favorably, but it STILL points out that education isn’t about “the children” … Continue reading

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America’s war on wildfires – a cretinous critique

This week, while doing work on Rosebud Indian Reservation, several projects got disrupted when 60-mile-an-hour winds took a grass fire and turned it into a raging inferno that threatened several small towns and destroyed the livelihood of ranchers.  Hundreds of … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #12-44A: Hoploclasts and Environists

Due to travels and work (about 2,300 miles on the road) this week, I’ve had little chance to do the usual in-depth review of the news and provide comments in detail.  However, here are some things that just cry out … Continue reading

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