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Echelons Above Reality: the IRS and Congress

Libertarian Commentary #16-16B, by Nathan Barton The Army sometimes uses a term “Echelons Above Reality” or EAR, when speaking of higher command and especially the civilians that tell the military what to do: the secretaries of Defense, Navy, Army, and … Continue reading

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Liberty? Liberty is missing: government and economies

Libertarian Commentary #16-08A  by Nathan Barton Liberty?  Fat chance. US News reports from Denver that a large roadside sign marks the entrance of longtime strip club Shotgun Willie’s, and Smoking Gun Apothecary, the new marijuana dispensary in Glendale, Colo. Smokin … Continue reading

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Fads and Fallacies

Libertarian Commentary #16-02C  By Nathan Barton We find so many examples today of how false beliefs have dominated the news and politics. Here are a few, and we quickly find that they are limited to just conservatives or liberals – … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 31 DEC 2015, #15-52C: End of the Year

By Nathan Barton It has been a bad year in many respects, both worldwide and in the Fifty States and in Colorado and South Dakota and for business and family, but we should not let events keep us from appreciating … Continue reading

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THe IRS Scam

By Nathan Barton The IRS Scam (No, not THAT one, another one) No link to this one, but I recently received an e-mail from my dear US Representative in Congress (Kristi Noem, SD-00 (South Dakota only has ONE) warning me … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 27 September 2015, #15-39A: Where is the outrage?

By Nathan Barton Where is the outrage?  7 of 12 judges in an appeals court have decided that the Little Sisters of the Poor, a Catholic order, are NOT having their religious freedoms abridged by being forced by the Abominable … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 23 September 2015, #15-38D: Government – evil AND stupid

by Nathan Barton How much worse can California get?  Apparently, as reported by The Newspaper (.com), we are nowhere near the limit yet.  The California People’s Assembly of Idiots and Tyrants has passed a Governor Moonbeam inspired law to limit … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 03 August 2015, $15-31A: Insanity, Satire, and Abuse

By Nathan Barton Let us start with a weird one today. (Satire alert!) Townhall reported that the California Legislature is debating a bill that has passed through committee that would phase out hierarchy within a company. The bill is considered … Continue reading

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Libertarian News and Comments for 10 JUN 2015, #15-23A: Nazgul & Disabilities & More

By Nathan Barton Today, I have the commentary in two parts. Enjoy! Nazgul (Judges) especially in committees What power does Congress have?  According to a Washington Post article, not much: the Nazgul ruled Monday that the president alone has the … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #15-07A: The elite with us.

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  Though still very much under the weather, I hope to have several commentaries published this week. Here are several stories from recent days. Elites?  Gag. The WaPo claims that “love brought Oregon’s governor down” when … Continue reading

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