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Six more days… Plus

By Nathan Barton As I write this, it is late Wednesday evening in the Four Corners, and just six more days of having to put up with the advertisements and the hype and the appeals to vote, and the tales … Continue reading

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American Elections Even MORE A Worldwide Phenomenon

by Nathan Barton. American Elections Even MORE A Worldwide Phenomenon than ever before. But that doesn’t mean that the results of the election will have any major bearing on future events. For decades, indeed, since World War Two, American general … Continue reading

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The vote is NOT rigged. Right.

By Nathan Barton As we near the 2016 elections, we continue to hear politicians and bureaucrats across these Fifty States insist that the popular vote is not rigged, and indeed, cannot be rigged. That our vote is sacred and protected. … Continue reading

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Religious tests for office?

By Nathan Barton An infamous Hollywood celebrity (whom I refuse to name) has stated that if you do not believe in manmade global warming (climate change) you should not be allowed to hold public office, as reported by CNS News. … Continue reading

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Dumbing down? Or smartening up?

By Nathan Barton A commentary by Thomas Ascik, on CNS News, bemoans that five states are voting on outright legalizing cannabis for any use (including recreational) during this year’s election. He apparently attributes it, together with five more states voting … Continue reading

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Politics 2016: Early March Status Report: Government still won’t work

Libertarian Commentary #16-10B, by Nathan Barton In breaking news on Friday, Freedom’s Phoenix (publisher Libertarian Ernest Haycock) announced that Romney has declared to the Federal Election Commission (FEC) that he is running for president, despite his claim (during his attack … Continue reading

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Politics 2016: Baker’s Dozen ™ Federal Ballot Issues (what-if)

by Nathan Barton As Jeffrey Tucker pointed out in a recent column, voters need to remember that when voting in federal elections, people are voting for (or against) PEOPLE and NOT on issues. That the people elected may make all … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 28 October 2015, #15-43C: The Big Lie Contest?

By Nathan Barton Is there some national or worldwide contest to see who can tell the biggest lies?  If so, we have a lot of entries this week.  Here are just a few. The bogus debate rages, with more bizarre … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 8 July 2015, #15-27C: Weapons, Naivity, and Rebellion

By Nathan Barton Weapons, weapons, everywhere!  What are we to do? Best places to carry concealed weapons?   The states, according to Guns and Ammo Magazine, are 1. Arizona, 2. Utah, 3. Alaska, 4. Wyoming, and 5. Florida.  I do not … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #15-20A: This and that

By Nathan Barton After a very lengthy illness and hiatus in this commentary, I am attempting to resume it at least part time! According to Libertytalk.fm two of the Silk Road lead investigators who brought down the supposed Dread Pirate … Continue reading

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