Tag Archives: Freedom

Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-05C: Freedom or ???

By Nathan Barton There are many threats to liberty, to freedom, today: and I shall write about some of them.  But NONE of these public threats; the state (government), Islam, war, dishonest business, or our snoopy and “well-meaning” neighbors, are … Continue reading

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Human Basics: Liberty in Action (was: Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-04D)

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  Let us look at two basics of human life today, to start.  Marriage and health care. Judge Roy Moore of the Alabama Supreme Court is back in the news, telling his governor and legislature that … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-03B: This and that

By Nathan Barton Good morning: a short workweek for some people, but not us – holidays used to be much more important, when they meant something worth celebrating. For anyone who is interested, I treated myself by NOT listening to … Continue reading

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When Civics isn’t Civil

By Nathan Barton Arizona and North Dakota just passed laws requiring that candidates for high school diplomas pass a “civics” examination based on the citizenship test required of immigrants seeking to become US citizens.  These laws are being pushed in … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-02C: More on wars and cops, fear and risk

By Nathan Barton A variety of news items today, starting with more on our Islamic wars, worldwide. France and Israel mourned and honored heroes in last week’s murder of 17 people by French Islamist terrorists in the Paris area, as … Continue reading

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RIP: Bill of Rights Day – Mourning

By Nathan Barton Monday is “Bill of Rights Day” and I think it is appropriate to use the opportunity to remember the late and great document which once helped us keep some hard-won liberties. Therefore, I’d like to suggest that … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-36E: The problems with government are…

By Nathan Barton …too long to list, and keep to under 1,000 words.  But good morning, anyway, and here is a few stories and quotes that attracted my attention today. Anyway, Good morning! I haven’t commented on quotes much recently, … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-12A: Theft is a many-splendored thing.

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  If you haven’t already, visit and read my rant “In my inbox…” written on a cold, snowy Saturday afternoon here in the Paha Sapa. Even as I am going through news stories right now, looking … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-30B: Freedom to and to not

What is freedom?  What is liberty?  Today, let’s look at just a very few stories and try to remember what it means to be free in this evil modern world. Tranzis stealing freedom Dismantling Freedom of Association (Conservative Action Alerts) … Continue reading

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Independence Day

It is the fourth of July – commonly celebrated as “Independence Day;” the day that the Declaration of Independence was publicly proclaimed, although it had been adopted on the second of July.  237 years ago, about a million Englishmen (or … Continue reading

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