Tag Archives: Crash of 2009

Libertarian commentary on the news, #15-05A: This and that

By Nathan Barton Good morning: work and weather and travel kept me from posting anything yesterday, but here are a few stories of interest today. In Kermit, Texas, in the Permian Basin, which used to be a nice place to … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-02F: Strange goings on

Good morning! Just a short discussion of a few news stories for this weekend.  Some strange things are happening. Economic chaos? On Thursday, the Swiss bankers stopped trying to keep a cap on the value of the Swiss Franc, relative … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News: #14-51C: Economy slipping?

By Nathan Barton Good afternoon! Let us look at the economy briefly, with a couple of stories. Convenience Store Decisions, a professional webzine I receive, notes that demand for gasoline in the US nosedived after Thanksgiving, despite the continued drop in … Continue reading

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The New Economy? Unlimited Energy

By Nathan Barton On Friday the 3rd, Greg Guenthner over at Daily Reckoning published a good article, “You’ll Never Believe How Low the Price of Oil Can Go…” which I actually didn’t get to read until late Monday, when his … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-39E: Weekend fears and follies

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  On this lovely Saturday, the Home Front is just really going through convulsions, as people are really upset and worried. We aren’t supposed to, of course: guvmint will take care of us really, really nicely, … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-39C: Evil is as evil does

By Nathan Barton Good morning. On the road yesterday, so playing catch up today! A story I’ve wanted to address shows how evil and stupid government and those who trust in it are. Connecticut governor’s Sandy Hook panel recommends new … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-37B: Governments and religion and stupidity

by Nathan Barton Good morning.  Got a bit of this and that to discuss this morning.  Especially as relates to the intersection of religion and politics.  And then a few more things. Those loving and peaceful and oh, so supportive … Continue reading

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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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