Tag Archives: Congress in action

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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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-11C: Crimea, Police State, ObummerCare

Good morning!  Lots of “nothing happening” in the Crimea, apparently, and the missiles haven’t flown (except that North Korea fired a bunch into the ocean for “training”).  So it is a good day! Now that the Crimea’s people have “illegally” … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-10A: Congress and other thugs

By Nathan Barton Good morning, after a long weekend hiatus from my column, dealing with all kinds of fun things.  Almost as much “fun” as in DC this week. Incredibly, Diane Feinstein, in an act of incredible hypocrisy, denounced the … Continue reading

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