Tag Archives: Local tyranny

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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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 8 July 2015, #15-27C: Weapons, Naivity, and Rebellion

By Nathan Barton Weapons, weapons, everywhere!  What are we to do? Best places to carry concealed weapons?   The states, according to Guns and Ammo Magazine, are 1. Arizona, 2. Utah, 3. Alaska, 4. Wyoming, and 5. Florida.  I do not … Continue reading

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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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