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Libertarian Commentary on the News #14-47A: Priorities

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  What passes for news is sometimes a bit, well, weird. Among other things, we have to wonder just what the priorities are, both for society and government. Society’s priorities? Consider this story: in the middle … Continue reading

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Stupidity Epidemic: Fresh Outbreaks (was: Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-44F)

By Nathan Barton Today, for the weekend, we will look at how stupidity is epidemic in these Fifty States, while we worry about silly things like Ebola and B85 and flu epidemics and elections. In New Hampshire, it is now … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-44E: End of the work week, this and that

By Nathan Barton Well, good morning again!  Friday is here, maybe… Lots of things to talk about. Next up: The zombie Congress! Former Republican Sen. Jim DeMint, who heads the conservative Heritage Foundation, is among those worried about House and … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-42D: People are the problem

By Nathan Barton Good morning. As many as 1,000 potential jurors may be called to fill out questionnaires that will eventually lead to the selection of a panel that will decide the fate of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-42C: Ebowla and other scares

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  Let us look right at the news, starting with ebola and such. People are panicking so much that they are taking people to task for playing that silly on-line game where you are Santa with … Continue reading

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Local Tyranny and Culture Wars – More Escalation

By Nathan Barton Are you ready for this? In an immoral, illegal, unconstitutional act of tyranny, the City of Houston has issued a subpoena to as many as 400 preachers in the city demanding that they submit their sermons concerning … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-41C: World Wars and Home Front

By Nathan Barton Good morning. Around the world, we see that fighting continues everywhere: Mesopotamia and Syria continue to be roiled by the Caliphate, and the US and its allies continuing to bomb and do more harm to the ordinary … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-41B: Local tyranny and economics

By Nathan Barton Good afternoon! I ended up with a short commentary today, as most of it was taken up by a long discussion of the growing contagion of police abuse and violence (BY police and not on police) in … Continue reading

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Hole’ To Be Filled By Taxpayers

By Bradley Harrington “As government expands, liberty contracts.” – Ronald Reagan, “Farewell Address,” 1989 Having scrapped plans earlier this year to fill Cheyenne’s “hole”* with a children’s museum based on a lease agreement that violated Wyoming statutes, it now seems … Continue reading

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The Denial of Due Process May Bankrupt Universities

By Gordon E. Finley, Ph.D. With now literally hundreds of editorials and op-eds taking positions both pro and con on California’s SB 967 – as well as the broader issue of “affirmative consent” for sexual relations — it is virtually … Continue reading

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