Monthly Archives: February 2013

Libertarian Commentary on the News #13-09B: Bogus science and new religions

Bogus Science Peak Oil Production Still Ahead (The American via Daily Policy Digest)  Global crude oil extraction between 2001 and 2011 rose by 10.8 percent to just 5 million metric tons shy of the 4 billion metric mark… Nathan: I … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #13-09A: Hackers and Sequestrations and Other Stupid Ideas

American front – Border jumpers Former Mexican Official: Recession, Traffickers, Better Mexican Economy Account for Drop in Migration (CNSNews.com) Nathan: To say nothing of the fact that the American side of the border is collapsing around our ears with the … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #13-08E: Culture wars, otters, and VA letters

Stupid government tricks – Culture war: women in combat Females in Combat Can Use Birth Control to ‘Regulate or Eliminate Their Periods,’ Advocate Says (CNSNews.com) Nathan: Of course, THAT will solve ALL the problems of women in combat – and … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #13-08D: Guns on campus, more

Home front – Alternatives to Self Defense??? Public Schools Installing ‘Panic Buttons’ WGCL-TV reports that these “panic buttons” will immediately place a call to 911 when pushed by school officials.“Once that happens, we send everybody we have to that school … Continue reading

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Nathan’s rant – Guns and other rights

Liberty is a precious gift, and of course it doesn’t come from government – ever! The reason that the American colonists formed a government (under the Articles of Confederation) was because their EXISTING governments had taken away many of their … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #13-08C: Tyranny and Nazgul

Tyranny – Hoploclasts Chicago Police Chief: 2nd Amendment Supportors Guilty of Corruption (Vision to America)  On a Sunday talk show, as reported by the Illinois State Rifle Association, police Superintendent Garry F. McCarthy said that firearm owners who lobby their … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #13-08B: Culture wars, gun wars

Congress in action – Culture wars Pelosi: ‘Enough with the Public Nudity. Please. We Have Our Standards’ (CNSNews.com) Nathan: She supports the San Francisco ban on public nudity, which went into effect on 1 FEB and in the next breath … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #13-08A: TSA, Guns, and G-d

Work and family demands are cutting my writing this week, as they did last week.  Still I am accommodating demands by my faithful readers (BOTH of them) to continue to comment on things. Due to some technical glitches, the denizens … Continue reading

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By what legitimate authority?

Not a “conspiracy.” A pogrom. “A massacre or persecution instigated by the government or by the ruling class against a minority group, particularly Jews.” Only instead of “Jews,” this time it is independent thinkers, productive people who would rather not … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #13-07C: The State of the Union is Wrong

Home front – Self defense Robbery Victims Shooting Attackers Called ‘Alarming Trend’ (Godfather Politics)  There’s an alarming trend in Detroit … In the span of a week, two separate robberies were thwarted when the victims, who both had conceal carry … Continue reading

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