Tag Archives: Congress

What If? Politics 2016-17

What if? (Fiction by Edward Johnson, provided to Nathan Barton for The Price of Liberty!) Warning: not our usual fare! Mama’s Note: We could get very lost in such speculation. While I appreciate Edward’s story, I would rather have The … Continue reading

Posted in Nathan's Rants | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Corruption in the house – and other places (part 2)

By Nathan Barton In the first part, we discussed the latest corruption queen in the US House of Representatives (who now claims that she is being “persecuted” because she is black). (I think she is wrong: it isn’t because because … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary on the News, Nathan's Rants | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Corruption in the House – and other places (part 1)

by Nathan Barton Although this is a Democrat, we are again reminded of the corruption of the powers-that-be, no matter which political party they claim as home. A Florida Democrat congresswoman, Corrine Brown, and her chief of staff have been … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary on the News, Nathan's Rants | Tagged , , , , , , | 7 Comments

The price of losing liberty – putting up with stupidity

By Nathan Barton The decline into stupidity accelerated in the last few weeks, and continues to do so. There are two BIG examples: the reaction to the Orlando Massacre, and Brexit. Let’s talk about the massacre. The Orlando Massacre seems … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary on the News, Nathan's Rants | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Commentary on the News, Nathan's Rants | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Commentary on the News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

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

Posted in Commentary on the News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Commentary on the News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Nathan's Rants | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments

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

Posted in Commentary on the News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment