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Libertarian Commentary on the News: #14-51C: Economy slipping?

By Nathan Barton Good afternoon! Let us look at the economy briefly, with a couple of stories. Convenience Store Decisions, a professional webzine I receive, notes that demand for gasoline in the US nosedived after Thanksgiving, despite the continued drop in … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-50C: Historical changes in the Middle East; dead letters

By Nathan Barton Whether we want to admit it or not, history is constantly being rewritten, and what we see in the world today is much different in many ways that what was seen a quarter- or half-century behind us, … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-49E: Bad cops, bad laws

by Nathan Barton Yesterday, I was looking at racism and welfare (entitlements) and the Home Front.  More today, it seems… Speaking of welfare queens, how about American cops? Regardless of skin color. “The White House is pushing a multi-million-dollar program … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-49C: Burials and corruption

By Nathan Barton Good day!  An odd historical reference/discovery is my theme for some of the stories today, and I think you will have as much fun reading them as I did writing! According to the WaPo, “DNA evidence proves … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-47D: It is a cold day!

By Nathan Barton Good morning! It is a cold, cold day! It is cold outside. All 50 U.S. states feel freezing temperatures this week as another “polar vortex” brings winter home.  Sorry, but this HAS happened before and WILL happen … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-43A: Guns today

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  Here are a few stories from the weekend or a bit older, thanks to various folks.  Mostly doing with guns in some way. Thanks to Margaret for this and the next several stories: Holly Fisher … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-38B

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  I have spoken before about the lack of quality of work on the part of so many people today.  Nowhere do we see that lack of quality more than in government.  Several of the stories … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-34C: More stupidity and cruelty.

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  We usually fail to properly consider the impact of stupidity on human events and society.  Here are some great examples. Immigration and drought threaten California’s economy, according to an article published by NCPA.  Twelve percent … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-31B: thankfulness?

by Nathan Barton Good afternoon, and join me in being thankful (to God) for the prosperity and liberty we still do have.  Troubled as the Fifty States are, stagnant as our economy is, we have an abundance of both compared … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-30D: Crying-out-loud Funny.

by Nathan Barton Good afternoon.  Some funny (sad-funny) things being said this week.  Here are a few! An Ohio Sheriff having to deal with border jumpers sucking his budget dry due to petty and not so petty crimes has had … Continue reading

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