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Government gone wild: out of the bedroom, into the bathroom

by Nathan Barton Raw Story reports that New York City has joined the latest political fad, as their Council approves a unisex bathroom requirement. “The New York City Council on Tuesday (last week) approved a law requiring single-stall public bathrooms … Continue reading

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Celebrate!

By Nathan Barton Last Thursday, by about 52 to 48 percent, British subjects of Her Majesty voted to divorce the island nation from the European Union, triggering celebration and panic and predictions of a glorious future and a hideous future. … Continue reading

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*acebook: enemy of liberty and privacy?

By Nathan Barton Government and other criminals (pirates, slavers, burglars, con-artists, etc.) are not the only enemies of liberty, including our rights of privacy and many others. Consider the big, and increasingly powerful, social media, information technology companies, and food … Continue reading

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Webster and “just rulers” – Does Webster make sense?

By Nathan Barton Noah Webster, a genius in the early 19th Century, wrote much about government, politics, and society. He is best known for his dictionary, but his writings are extensive and thoughtful, and worth perusing nearly two centuries later. … Continue reading

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Selling us down the river

By Nathan Barton Anti-Liberty No, it isn’t due to their toking up. It is simply the same old transnational socialism/progressivism, perhaps the worst extreme form of statism which we now face. Rolling Stone Magazine has joined the New York Times, … Continue reading

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The arrogance and overreach of human government

By Nathan Barton How much power do human governments have? And specifically, how much power do SOME human governments have? I think that it is clear that too many people, not just those IN these various governments, think that government … Continue reading

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Baker’s Dozen ™ Human Rights

By Nathan A Barton Please think about this. Here is a list of thirteen groups, thirteen “kinds” of people who do NOT have rights. 1. Women do not have rights. Nor do men. 2. Christians and Muslims do not have … Continue reading

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Defining national government

By Nathan Barton, The following quote was part of the daily e-mail newsletter from Liberty Quotes, and caught my attention. “A national government is a government of the people of a single state or nation, united as a community by … Continue reading

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Government and… (Examples of Why “Government is Bad”)

Nathan’s Rants: Living Free Government (and by that I mean mandated, nonvoluntary, “monopoly (or near-monopoly) of force” government), is bad for people. History demonstrates that government and its actions have violently killed and caused directly or indirectly more premature deaths … Continue reading

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Freedom and stupidity

Libertarian Commentary #16-20D By Nathan Barton Supposedly, we all have the right to be stupid. But I wonder, can freedom and stupidity coexist? Gasp! Freedom is restored! Or is it not liberty, but license: Colorado residents will now be able … Continue reading

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