Tag Archives: Crash of 2009

Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-35B: The Blame Game

By Nathan Barton Good afternoon!  Have you noticed it is always easier to pin the blame on someone else than to take responsibility for your own actions?  Today’s news has a few examples of that. When faced with a crisis, … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-33E: Economics, the depressing science

by Nathan Barton Good morning.  Economics can be fun, if you enjoy getting depressed.  Too many downers for me.  Of course, those who are not blind can see the constant drum of bad news for most sectors of our economy, … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-33A: Fallujah? No, Ferguson

By Nathan Barton Good morning, except that it is not in Missouri or Mesopotamia or Nigeria or Ukraine. Ferguson, Missouri: the beginning of the end?  In a situation reminiscent of a speeded-up Vietnam war or some kind of Mesopotamian or … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-29C: Situation crumbling?

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  Are things starting to crumble even faster?  The Fuehrer and his minions got another few kicks in the teeth this week.  I feel so sorry for him! Different sets of Nazgul made conflicting rulings on … 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, #14-27E: Urban areas, economics, and government

By Nathan Barton Good morning and welcome to the end of another week.  Let us briefly look at cities, economic matters, and of course, stupid government, remembering that much government just plain shuts down for the weekend. John Ransom at … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-26D: 4th of July and government fireworks

By Nathan Barton Hope that you have a great Independence Day.  Today is the 4th of July, a national holiday celebrated by parties, picnics, and fireworks (where they are legal, at least, and where people can afford them).  Enjoy the … Continue reading

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Baker’s Dozen: America’s Real Financial Situation, not Hillary’s fantasies (Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-26A)

By Nathan Barton Good morning, after a lengthy and unplanned weekend with no commentary! My major comment today is in the form of a Baker’s Dozen (TM) on the Economy. Over the past several weeks, I’ve seen a lot of … Continue reading

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Crash of 2009 and government damage to the economy still with us (Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-22E)

By Nathan Barton According to the FedGov and its sycophants and supporters and hangers-on, the “last recession” ended sometime in 2009 and we have been “enjoying” a “modest recovery” for the last five years.  Now, there is worry that (blame … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-22A: Children being “saved”

By Nathan Barton Good morning, and welcome to June.  Children have been in the news the past few days. Everyone knows that children can and must be protected from their parents first and foremost.  We have a number of stories … Continue reading

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