Tag Archives: Nanny state

Medicine in the world of the statist

Libertarian Commentary #16-17E, 21 April 2016 By Nathan Barton Medicine in the world of the statist A few articles have passed my desk in recent days, talking about medical advances. In one, researchers at a university in Hong Kong and … Continue reading

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Nanny state = Police state

Libertarian Commentary #16-16C,  by Nathan Barton This week, a rather bizarre incident reminded me again of just how much liberty and freedom we have lost. An unnamed client in an unnamed “small” (about 250,000 population) city in the Great Plains … Continue reading

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The Uber-nanny state of 2016

Libertarian Commentary #16-15C By Nathan Barton In Mississippi, Governor Bryant signed a controversial “religious freedom” bill. As reported by the BBC News, “The governor of Mississippi has signed a controversial bill that allows businesses to refuse service to gay couples … Continue reading

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Morality, Society, Norms and Government

Libertarian Commentary #16-15A, by Nathan Barton I am working on various projects in “Indian Country” – that is the official FedGov term for the AmerInd reservations and “trust lands” which are found across the nation in virtually every state, if … Continue reading

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Cops and ALL Lives

Libertarian Commentary #16-09C By Nathan Barton How much is a black life worth? Especially that of a 50-something business owner? Seems to me that the race-baiters who supposedly “support” black liberty would scream at this decision. Four white men are … Continue reading

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No Limits on Government?

Libertarian commentary on News, #06-16E by Nathan Barton Limits on government? Executive power? Don’t make me laugh. Clearly, the leading Democratic presidential candidates, as well as the guy now in DC, don’t think that there are any limits. Consider… Socialist … Continue reading

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Rule of Law and Civilization’s Fall

Libertarian Commentary on the News, 09JAN2016, #16-02A  By Nathan Barton Rule of law? Following up on my commentary on the fall of Euro-American Civilization, and the rule of law, is this story. Sky reports that 78-year-old James McConnell, a preacher … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 18 Nov 2015, #15-46B: Looks can deceive

By Nathan Barton The above pictures come from some of the many articles concerning the response to the attacks in Paris.  Frankly, who can tell the difference between the Caliphate’s murdering warriors and the State’s murdering thugs?? Not just in … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 13 NOV 2015; #15-45C: Bad Luck?

By Nathan Barton A constant theme from some parts of the “larger” liberty and conservative movement is our poor food and diet: a product of government-subsidized and corporate-controlled agriculture, food production, and distribution.  So, what about “Open-sourced food production – … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 24 August 2015, #15-34A: Fearmongering

By Nathan Barton Fearmongering or a victory for vaping? Even while some government agencies and studies, like the Student Science News claims that vaping leads to increased rates of smoking for teens, the Adam Smith Institute reports that Public Health … Continue reading

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