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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 21 July 2015, #15-29B: Killing… and then important stuff

By Nathan Barton Later in the commentary, I discuss one of those “more important” things, concerning a teenage girl in the UK.  She felt like she was dying. But, at least, her parents let her live, unlike about 3,000 babies … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 15 June 2015, #15-24A: Government Incompetence At All Time Highs

By Nathan Barton How incompetent IS government?  Gee, that is hard to quantify:  100%?  99%? 90%?  Every day in the news we see examples of it.  Here are a few. The incompetence of government is revealed in high tech and … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #15-07A: The elite with us.

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  Though still very much under the weather, I hope to have several commentaries published this week. Here are several stories from recent days. Elites?  Gag. The WaPo claims that “love brought Oregon’s governor down” when … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #15-05B: Giving versus taking, Freedom

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  Politicians love to equate giving with taking:  they take and take and then give (some of it) to others. This is the sort of thing you expect more from Democrats than from Republicans, but they … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-03B: This and that

By Nathan Barton Good morning: a short workweek for some people, but not us – holidays used to be much more important, when they meant something worth celebrating. For anyone who is interested, I treated myself by NOT listening to … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #15-01D: Current events are… confusing

By Nathan Barton Good morning! Two incidents, one at a theatre in Ohio, and the second at a mall in Indianapolis, involving large gangs of “youth” fighting each other and terrorizing other patrons of the venues took place this weekend.  … Continue reading

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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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