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Stupidity?

By Nathan Barton Last week, I commented on a couple of stories regarding stupidity, especially here in the Fifty States.  I want to elaborate on those, and think about stupidity and government and their relationship. First, according to British news … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-29E: Simon Says?

by Nathan Barton Good morning.  Fans of R. A. Heinlein’s “The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress” will recall the PR campaign featuring “Kilroy was here” and the little horned devil “Simon.”  Like the famous Eric Frank Russell novel “WASP” and … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-29A: government does NOT protect us.

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  Here are a few examples in the news about what government does (and does not do).  Be warned, please. Job growth picks up in states that raised minimum wage, according to Fox News, quoting US … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-14E: Soviet-style FedGov control

By Nathan Barton Good morning, and welcome to the end of the week.  Fun and games in DC, while lack of self-defense results in more and more injuries under very odd circumstances, and polls that show our modern political problems … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-14D: more evil things we aren’t supposed to do

By Nathan Barton Good morning, everyone. Remember when all these municipal and other local governments were constantly pushing carpooling?  You can still see signs encouraging it.  But the larger American cities are being pressured by taxi companies (and unions) and … Continue reading

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Zombies “Assaulting Civilization”

By Bradley Harrington “Creating and sustaining a nation of zombies is expensive.” – Bill Bonner, “Zombie Nation,” 2013 – Of all the sundry doomsday scenarios out there that fertile minds can envision, can you believe a company actually spent real … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-13B: Slippery and slimy

By Nathan Barton Good afternoon: for us, at least, on the southeastern side of the Pahasapa (Black Hills), this last storm was a bust: less than 2 inches, too much wind, and most all melted or blew away before sunset … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-12E: Having fun? (yet?)

By Nathan Barton Good morning, readers, and I need to have a little fun.  Not that I don’t take these stories seriously, but sometimes we get in moods, and a little laughter lightens up on the trigger-finger.  Sorry for publishing … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-12D: This and That: Truth in Media

Good morning!  It is a short, late commentary, as I sit watching the sun come up over a fresh layer of snow in the foothills of the Black Hills.  Time to ponder some sad facts. As always, when reading a … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-11F: Civilizations and questions for a weekend

By Nathan Barton Good morning this weekend.  Have you thought about your own freedom today?  About having and using liberty?  If you don’t use it, you lose it. Here are a few news stories to remind us to think about … Continue reading

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