Tag Archives: Local tyranny

Libertarian Commentary on the News, 20 August 2015, #15-33d: civility and abuse and more

By Nathan Barton Islamic wars, to start with: Scott put me on to this one before it came up in the hourly news.  The Caliphate (ISIS), those wonderful followers of that old guy in Arabia from the 600s AD, have … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 18 AUG 15, #15-33b: Crime and government

By Nathan Barton Hmmm. What is going on? Business Insider reports that the latest reason for Wal-Mart profits dropping is increased theft from the big-box retail chain. No matter what is done, more and more people are stealing more and … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 17 AUG 15, #15-33a: Killing and other political acts

By Nathan Barton I’ve not touched on the continuing Islamic wars recently. The death toll last week continued to climb, as a blast in a busy Baghdad market killed at least 60. According to the WaPo, the deadliest blast to … Continue reading

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Libertarian News and Commentary, #15-30E:E is for Evil

By Nathan Barton At least they aren’t dead. Several stories about cops acting… like cops. Being evil. Prison Planet (usual caveat here) has a video of a cop slamming his elbow into a restrained man, an action so callous that … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 29 July 2015, #15-30D: Garbage in, garbage out

By Nathan Barton Garbage in, garbage out. As we continue to see the war between the hoploclasts (haters of guns) and the rest of us heat up, the WaPo spouts some more nonsense about how “regular people” can’t use guns … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 28 July 2015, #15-30C: Warning

By Nathan Barton The last week has featured several warnings by prominent people, not even really covered by independent media, much less the mainstream media. These warnings point out that, in the past decades, it is not just that government … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 24 July 2015, #15-29D: This and That

By Nathan Barton End of the “work week,” with a few news stories of interest. Waste Management News explains how the company Waste Management Inc. is suing the City and County of San Francisco over their Recology recycling contract. This … Continue reading

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All You DO Is Rules, Dept. Of Health

By Bradley Harrington “Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it.” – Laurence J. Peter, “The Peter Principle,” 1969 – As I ponder our … Continue reading

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Flags and honor, Part I

By Nathan Barton The Southern Cross Flag is (according to millions of people) a symbol of hate and racism.  (This is NOT the “Stars and Bars” which was the original national flag of the Confederate States of America, nor any of … Continue reading

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Lying And Thievery In The City

By Bradley Harrington “Never was a government that was not composed of liars, malefactors and thieves.” – Marcus Tullius Cicero, “In Catilinam I,” 63 B.C. – As I contemplate the ever-shifting, ever-evolving “facts” put forth by Cheyenne city officials in … Continue reading

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