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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 6 July 2015, #15-27A: Insanity and stupidity in politics; liberty in retreat

By Nathan Barton Two themes today: the first is again the insanity and stupidity of American politicians – and politics.  Two stories to illustrate that: “Christie bids to replace Trump as most bat**** insane presidential candidate,” comments Tom Knapp, about … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 03 July 2015, #15-26D

By Nathan Barton In Oklahoma, members of the state legislature have begun the process of impeaching the majority of the state Supreme Court which ordered the removal of a Ten Commandments monument from the Statehouse grounds, according to KOCO. At … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 30 June 2015, #15-26B: Nazgul term at an end

By Nathan Barton The official Nazgul term is over for the year, and here are a few more items: Richard Winger at Ballot Access discusses Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) proposal to have retention elections for the nine Nazgul every eight … Continue reading

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The unalienable right to define words as we want?

By Nathan Barton Our unalienable right to define words any way we darn well please? On Friday, 26 June 2015, the United States Supreme Court, on a 5-4 decision, ruled that “same-sex marriage” was legal and mandated in the Fifty … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 25 June 2015, #15-25C: Stupidity and fear in modern life

By Nathan Barton Gee! An article, “More Spending Doesn’t Lead To Improved Student Learning,” in Forbes, asks. Have we hit a wall where more spending on traditional public schools will not lead to improved student learning? Applying commonly-accepted statistical tools … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 22 June 2015, #15-25A: Lost Freedoms

By Nathan Barton The Organic Prepper has a great “list article” about children, worth reading and sharing (and connecting to the links for things you may not have heard about). “Nurture the rebellion this summer. Boot them outside. Get your kids … Continue reading

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The True “root of all evil”

By MamaLiberty Just imagine if 1% of the population of each town had the ability to control the weather. You’d hear all of the platitudes connected to environmental pseudo science, and others would be convinced that they were doing what … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 19 June 2015, #15-24D: Lies and politicians

By Nathan Barton Lies, especially from politicians, are in the news this week.  The old adage is true: “How can you tell if a politician is lying? Is their mouth open?” Let’s look at a few. Panic time! Oh, NO!!! … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 17 June 2015, #15-24C: RU Kidding? Tyranny? Police State?

By Nathan Barton Tyranny? Police state?  RU Kidding?  What DO we live in?  For your consideration, the following: Police seized six children from a family because they were camping, according to Off the Grid News. The agonizing experience for Christopher … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 16 June 2015, #15-24B: Signs of decay

By Nathan Barton This weekend, a very bizarre and major incident took place in Dallas, as reported in Freedom’s Phoenix and numerous other news outlets: A number of people attacked the headquarters of the Dallas Police Department, supposedly using automatic … Continue reading

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