Tag Archives: Local tyranny

Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-14E: Soviet-style FedGov control

By Nathan Barton Good morning, and welcome to the end of the week.  Fun and games in DC, while lack of self-defense results in more and more injuries under very odd circumstances, and polls that show our modern political problems … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-14D: more evil things we aren’t supposed to do

By Nathan Barton Good morning, everyone. Remember when all these municipal and other local governments were constantly pushing carpooling?  You can still see signs encouraging it.  But the larger American cities are being pressured by taxi companies (and unions) and … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-14A: massas or farmers?

By Nathan Barton Good morning in an April spring.  As fields start to green up and leaves start to bud, many folks’ thoughts turn to farming and gardening.  Apparently, those who claim to rule over us, seem to be treating … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-13A: Good news, bad news: violence around the globe

By Nathan Barton Good morning, welcome to a new week and the end of March, as Mama Liberty and I both get another blast of winter!  Yeah! Government stupidity and hypocrisy are (as always) in the news.  What would we … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-12C: Short Wednesday Comments

Good morning!  When your family has all put in forty hours of work and it is only Tuesday night, you can figure it is going to be a long week.  That is the case with us:  a second landfill fire … Continue reading

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Crimes of government: daily harm, daily death (Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-10C)

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  Every day, I see a dozen or more news stories which describe how government, at some level, for some reason, has harmed people.  Sometimes a government agent has killed or maimed yet another innocent person, … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-06A: stupid and tyrannical cops

By Nathan Barton Good morning to all, and I hope this finds you at home or work safe and out of the clutches of our “nation’s guardians” ™, the Law Enforcement Corps of America, whether  we are talking town marshals … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-05B

By Nathan Barton Good morning! Slow news days, apparently: a lot of folks are rehashing old stories, and no one seems to know what to do about the growing crises in many parts of the nation. And Matt Drudge has … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-03D: This and that

Theft by government – Congress in action McClintock: $1.1 Trillion Spending Bill ‘Moves Our Country in the Wrong Direction’ (CNSNews.com) Nathan: In other words, no change in the situation from the last couple dozen budgets and spending bills.  The nation … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-45D: Prohibition – an afterword, and the “Pope”

Prohibition – An afterword Just after writing my article on banning of e-cigs, I was queried by a friend regarding information on what seemed to her to be a rash of actions by governments against people for growing vegetable gardens … Continue reading

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