Tag Archives: Our right to self defense

Libertarian Commentary on the News, 14 August 2015, #15-32f: Cops and guns

By Nathan Barton I find that the constant drumbeat about how dangerous it is to be a cop, especially in states with high gun ownership, and high levels of “domestic violence” is getting really tedious. A lot of news items … Continue reading

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Libertarian News and Commentary, #15-30E:E is for Evil

By Nathan Barton At least they aren’t dead. Several stories about cops acting… like cops. Being evil. Prison Planet (usual caveat here) has a video of a cop slamming his elbow into a restrained man, an action so callous that … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 27 July 2015, #15-30B: Gun haters and Lies

by Nathan Barton In a separate commentary, I discuss neutrality as regards political issues and liberty and wars. One of those fields where it is sometimes hard to tell friends from foes, and hard to be neutral, is the realm … 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, 20 July 2015, #15-29A: Drums of War

By Nathan Barton War came back to the Homeland again last week. Constantly on Friday, I heard the statement reported over and over that the investigators were unable to “determine the motive” of the young man who killed four Marines, … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 15 July 2015, #15-28D: This and that

By Nathan Barton As I had a lot to discuss on the most recent bloodshed in the Islamic world and wars, here are comments on other news stories for the middle of the week. Gee, political scientists (not political science, … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 23 June 2015, #15-25B: Hoplophobes and Hoploclasts

By Nathan Barton Stephen King, who has made a fortune writing horror stories – many of which feature guns prominently, has publically attacked the stupidity and pride of gunowners and called for more laws following the Charleston killings.  How can … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-47C: A disarmed society is a mean and rude society

By Nathan Barton Good morning! The crudity and violence of modern urban “society” is more obvious each day.  Consider this McDonalds in Philadelphia, the vaunted “City of Brotherly Love” once upon a time. Two middle-aged women customers got upset because … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-14C: Free speech bans, secession

By Nathan Barton Midweek good morning! The Quebec Liberal party sailed to an astonishing victory, getting a majority provincial government by the defeat Parti Quebecois, the party on track for its worse election since 1970, six years before they first … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #13-07B

East Asian Front Colonial flags fly as anger grows in Hong Kong (SinoDaily.com)  The founder of a group mobilising Hong Kongers to fly colonial flags said it did so because the city was worse off after 16 years of “encroachment” by … Continue reading

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