Tag Archives: Home front

Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-34E: Military? Civilian? Does it matter?

By Nathan Barton War is not fun.  It may be exhilarating, it may be fulfilling for some, but it is death and destruction on a scale that is often difficult to comprehend. War is not good, even if necessary.  It … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-34B: Terrorists

by Nathan Barton Good afternoon.  Terrorism is in the eye of the beholder, but clearly the world is full of it, and terrorists. When I first read the headline of this article in The Nation, “How the War on Terror … 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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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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Crony government (Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-32D)

by Nathan Barton Good afternoon!  We all agree that politicians and bureaucrats are a VERY bad mix.  So, for that matter, is a situation where we mix politicians and educators.  Of course, educators are often just a sub-species (emphasis on … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-32A: Stupid, stupid, stupid

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  Sometimes the sheer stupidity of government and its actions hits me right between the eyes: this weekend is a great example.  Ignoring impacts on me, my family, my clients, and friends and associates, we see … Continue reading

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A century of war (Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-31D)

by Nathan Barton Good morning, and a good weekend to all. This commentary is intended, in part, and dedicated to remembering that 100 years ago, a war started that soon spanned the globe, and began a century of horrors, a … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-30E: Abuse by government

by Nathan Barton Good morning, and stay cool and calm.  Remember all those thugs are out there to protect us. Like those Iowa Boy Scouts going into Alaska by road last week.  A good voice-only interview with Scoutmaster Fox fills … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-30C: More Home Front Follies – and Solutions

by Nathan Barton Good morning, and hopefully a good week as well. More from DC and the Nazgul. DC Police Chief will treat DC as a constitutional carry “state” following the court ruling, according to various reports.  As Mama Liberty says: … Continue reading

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Home Front heats up (Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-30B)

Good afternoon.  Over the weekend, some stories showing how bad things are getting on the home front showed up, and I want to discuss them. In  Pennsylvania, a doctor shot a patient who killed a caseworker, using the gun kept … Continue reading

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