Tag Archives: Nazgul

Libertarian Commentary on the News, 20 August 2015, #15-33d: civility and abuse and more

By Nathan Barton Islamic wars, to start with: Scott put me on to this one before it came up in the hourly news.  The Caliphate (ISIS), those wonderful followers of that old guy in Arabia from the 600s AD, have … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 26 July 2015, #15-30A: Disappearing Liberty

By Nathan Barton The speed at which liberties of free speech and freedom of religion are disappearing in the Fifty States is rather surprising. World Net Daily reports on a situation in Kentucky in which a Baptist preacher was “fired” … 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, 02 July 2015, #15-26C: the real Independence Day

By Nathan Barton The REAL Independence Day. As I often do, let me wish everyone a Happy 2nd of July, that being the anniversary (this one being the 239th) that the Continental Congress voted for Independence from the United Kingdom.  … 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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Libertarian News and Comments for 10 JUN 2015, #15-23A: Nazgul & Disabilities & More

By Nathan Barton Today, I have the commentary in two parts. Enjoy! Nazgul (Judges) especially in committees What power does Congress have?  According to a Washington Post article, not much: the Nazgul ruled Monday that the president alone has the … Continue reading

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Libertarian News and Comments for 5 JUN 2015, #15-22B: Religious liberty versus other liberties?

By Nathan Barton The Nazgul decided, 8-1, (as reported by Minnesota Public Radio and elsewhere) that Abercrombie & Fitch violated a woman’s First Amendment rights by refusing to hire her because she wore a headscarf for sincerely held religious reasons, … Continue reading

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