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The price of losing liberty – putting up with stupidity

By Nathan Barton The decline into stupidity accelerated in the last few weeks, and continues to do so. There are two BIG examples: the reaction to the Orlando Massacre, and Brexit. Let’s talk about the massacre. The Orlando Massacre seems … Continue reading

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Keeping, Bearing, and Wearing Arms in Texas

By Nathan Barton Please read the commentary “Carrying Concealed” is NOT a right…” first, to better understand my comments here. As I said in the earlier article, the entire business of carrying concealed has been controversial for a very long … Continue reading

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“Carrying Concealed” is NOT a right guaranteed by the US Constitution, but…

By Nathan Barton The infamous Ninth Nazgul, that FedGov collection of terrorists and thugs and autocrats (by appointment of His Grace the Tyrant) has struck again. As reported by JPFO and PrisonPlanet which seems to have the most interesting take … Continue reading

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Guns and media: Who do we believe?

by Nathan Barton (Or, “Guns and the Power of the Media”) According to Newsweek and a blogger from the London School of Economics, the reason that gun sales have soared in the past decade or so is because of – … Continue reading

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Government’s war on everything else (Part 1)

Libertarian Commentary #17-18B, by Nathan Barton Headline: “Judge refuses to allow GM to liquidate company: must be able to be sued” The story explains that the court system has made it clear; even though the reason that General Motors is … Continue reading

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Killing around the world: Is there a solution?

Libertarian Commentary #16-05A 01 February 2016 By Nathan Barton It appears that Boko Haram is “modernizing.” Many so-called “christian” groups have supplemented or replaced their Sunday worship with worship on Saturdays, apparently to reach the “unchurched.” According to the Charlotte … Continue reading

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“It’s for the children:” Excuse for Tyranny (#16-03E)

Libertarian Commentary, 22 January 2016, #16-03E By Nathan Barton Children are the excuse for so much tyranny; a good deal of this is because those who are in power themselves never really grew up. 2016, the year of the REAL … Continue reading

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Fads and Fallacies

Libertarian Commentary #16-02C  By Nathan Barton We find so many examples today of how false beliefs have dominated the news and politics. Here are a few, and we quickly find that they are limited to just conservatives or liberals – … Continue reading

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Islamic Politics and Killing

Libertarian Commentary, 12JAN2016, #16-02B by Nathan A. Barton Islamic wars: choosing up sides. As reported in the Fort Dodge Messenger (via Freedom Net Daily) the Islamic State of Pakistan says that it will “respond” to any threat to Saudi Arabia: … Continue reading

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Guns, cops, and killing

Libertarian Commentary, 08JAN2016, #16-01H  by Nathan Barton What is going on in Texas? People seem to be confused and divided. And sometimes, companies cannot even get things straight in their own management’s minds. As reported by Bloomberg.com and featured in … Continue reading

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