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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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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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Pouting Greeks

By MamaLiberty Germany won’t spare Greek pain – it has an interest in breaking us Greece’s financial drama has dominated the headlines for five years for one reason: the stubborn refusal of our creditors to offer essential debt relief. How … Continue reading

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The Politically Correct War on Everything

By MamaLiberty Let’s set aside all the politicians, celebrities, and the media for a moment. Oh yes, don’t we wish that could be permanent? Now consider most of the rest of the population, on EVERY side of EVERY issue; the … 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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