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Libertarian Commentary on the News: #14-51E: Stupid government tricks damage the economy

By Nathan Barton IRS Commissioner threatens temporary IRS shutdown. And this is a bad thing, how? As Personal Liberty.com noted, “It’s hard to tell whether IRS commissioner John Koskinen has a realistic grasp of the way the agency he leads … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-50A: Follow the money

By Nathan Barton When in doubt, follow the money.  And the power.  Don’t know who said that first, but it is generally a wise piece of advice when dealing with politics and government and crime in general.  Let us look … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #14-47B: Criminals in uniform and other home front problems

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  My first subject today is one I seem to go back to a lot: Criminals in uniform: America is occupied and terrorized more and more by cops. The latest example of the perfidity and greed of … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #14-46C: Being offended: schools and elsewhere

By Nathan Barton Good morning. Teachers unions oppose teacher accountability standards in Common Core. They are offended by it, as an insult. Lately, opposition to the CCSS has come from teachers’ unions, who are trying to remove its teacher accountability … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-43C: Around the world.

By Nathan Barton Good morning! Around the world, government and too many organizations that have partnered with government, or become all BUT governments, continue to make a hash of matters, not carrying out the tasks that people assume that they … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-43A: Guns today

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  Here are a few stories from the weekend or a bit older, thanks to various folks.  Mostly doing with guns in some way. Thanks to Margaret for this and the next several stories: Holly Fisher … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-42D: People are the problem

By Nathan Barton Good morning. As many as 1,000 potential jurors may be called to fill out questionnaires that will eventually lead to the selection of a panel that will decide the fate of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-39A: Wars and more wars

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  First, let us look quickly at some war news.  Last week, we continued to find fighting all over the place. No boots on the ground?  Really?  Fellow soldiers of the 1st Infantry Division (Mechanized) are … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-36A: We told you so.

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  Interesting stories from  the  weekend and last week about messes we find ourselves in. We told you so: From Colorado, an object lesson in tax evasion. The voters of Colorado approved a referendum two years … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-35B: The Blame Game

By Nathan Barton Good afternoon!  Have you noticed it is always easier to pin the blame on someone else than to take responsibility for your own actions?  Today’s news has a few examples of that. When faced with a crisis, … Continue reading

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