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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-15D: Politics 2014, Crash of 2009, and Insane Asylums

By Nathan Barton A good morning and top of the day to you.  Lots of things happening behind the scenes these days.  We are getting closer to election day (less than six months) and all kinds of fun things are … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-14B: sliding downhill

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  After a few days break, I am running and finding that a speeding  train has nothing on events right now.  Things are sliding downhill rapidly, across the world.  It is time to be prepared, and … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-09E: Nanny state and culture warfare

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  Having talked about stupidity for several days, let me move on (or back) to the nanny state and all the culture war type evils we find today. Our beloved nanny of nanny agencies, the Department … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-07B: Police State Karma

What a week!  Good morning, all kinds of interesting things going on.  Here are a few of them.  Some really wacky ones, to start from the wonderful world of law enforcement and gun-haters and gun-fearers. John Morales of Texas, the … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-52A: Ending the year #1

Culture wars: Religion and the media Republicans growing more skeptical about evolution (Washington Post) When it comes to increasing partisanship in the United States, it seems no issue is immune. And that includes evolution.  A new Pew Research Center poll shows … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-51B: Crash of 2009 still with us

Crash of 2009-Congress in Action – Theft by government Democrats Say Pass Extension of Unemployment Benefits First; Pay Later (CNSNews.com) Nathan: Of course, many (most?) GOP types have this attitude as well: why worry about paying for something until you … 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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The Crash of 2009 – Four years and counting.

Although the signs were obvious in the Fall of 2008, I have long argued that the crash – this “Great Recession” which is really a government-induced panic and crash – really a depression in so many ways – really hit … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-30F: Government dirty tricks

This week is a nightmare for the formerly united States of America, at least by standards of the last fifty years: by standards of the next fifty, we will no doubt think of these as the good old days.  Government … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-30D: Lies and more lies

Lies and more lies The Government “Revises” 84 Years Of Economic History This Week (Zero Hedge) Don’t like how high debt-to-GDP figures are? Revise ‘em. Unhappy at the post-’recovery’ growth rates? Revise ‘em. Disappointed at the pace of economic improvement … Continue reading

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