Tag Archives: Congress

Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-13C: Alternate Universes

By Nathan Barton Good morning! The weather that missed us for the first three days this week come home to roost today:  six inches of snow already, more to come.  Not uncommon, but you’d think with all we pay the … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-12C: Short Wednesday Comments

Good morning!  When your family has all put in forty hours of work and it is only Tuesday night, you can figure it is going to be a long week.  That is the case with us:  a second landfill fire … Continue reading

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From Planners To Seas Of Blood

By Bradley Harrington If Congress can employ money indefinitely to the general welfare, and are the sole and supreme judges of the general welfare… It would subvert the very foundations, and transmute the very nature of the limited government established … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-09C: Stupidity high and low

By Nathan Barton Good morning, to all my “non-stupid” readers.  It is so easy to get frustrated with the demonstrated lack of competence across the board these days. DHS tells the Romeike Family “you can stay”, just the day after … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-03E: New format

By Nathan Barton Welcome to The Price of Liberty. Part of this web-magazine is my frequent column of commentary on the news stories of the week: I usually publish three to five separate commentaries, each about 1,000 words more or … Continue reading

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Crime Rates drop except in NY DHS (Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-02E)

Home front – Technology Are the Xbox and unleaded gas helping keep you safe from violent crime? (NBC News) Mama’s Note: And, of course, not a single word about the role played by an increasing number of people both willing … Continue reading

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Bill of [Rights] Restraints Day

By Robert Greenslade – © Nitwit Press December 15th is the 222nd anniversary of the adoption of the Amendments commonly known as the Bill of Rights. Unfortunately, a majority of the American people still do not understand the true intent … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-47C: Long Term Lies and Problems: Congress, Economy

The first stories today illustrate the long-term problems that government brings to the table.  First we have the corruption and backroom dealing and hypocrisy which is a “system feature” of Congress and legislatures in the nation and around the world.  … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-45B: Europe and Africa – hope?

Europe’s Hope – Wise People Switzerland: Three Resounding Nos!! (Le Temps via PressEurop) Swiss voters rejected three ballot initiatives when they went to the polls on November 24. Some 60.5 per cent voted against a plan to increase the annual motorway … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-44C: Economic Impacts of Government

Free market – Theft by government Is USPS ready to be sold off? (Reuters by Edward Hudgins) “Last month in Britain, her Majesty’s government made an initial public offering of shares in the British post office, raising $5.3 billion. The … Continue reading

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