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Libertarian Commentary on the News: #14-51C: Economy slipping?

By Nathan Barton Good afternoon! Let us look at the economy briefly, with a couple of stories. Convenience Store Decisions, a professional webzine I receive, notes that demand for gasoline in the US nosedived after Thanksgiving, despite the continued drop in … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-41C: World Wars and Home Front

By Nathan Barton Good morning. Around the world, we see that fighting continues everywhere: Mesopotamia and Syria continue to be roiled by the Caliphate, and the US and its allies continuing to bomb and do more harm to the ordinary … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-34D: Bad day for too many.

by Nathan Barton Good morning, unless you are in most parts of the Middle East, North Africa, and Eastern Europe.  (A short commentary today, due to appointments and travel.) The Caliphate continues to fight and grow in Mesopotamia, it seems. USA … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-32B: Bad weekend

By Nathan Barton Good morning, at least here in the Black Hills.  Around the world?  A bad weekend and a bad week.   Here is a brief look. Islamic wars – Murder and more Last week, stories have appeared that … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-30E: Abuse by government

by Nathan Barton Good morning, and stay cool and calm.  Remember all those thugs are out there to protect us. Like those Iowa Boy Scouts going into Alaska by road last week.  A good voice-only interview with Scoutmaster Fox fills … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-29A: government does NOT protect us.

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  Here are a few examples in the news about what government does (and does not do).  Be warned, please. Job growth picks up in states that raised minimum wage, according to Fox News, quoting US … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-28D: Stupid people and agencies

By Nathan Barton Good morning, and enjoy the heat!  Did you know that the recent cold spell is all the fault of man made global warming?  The “polar vortex” is due to instability in the Arctic, which is caused by … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-28C: Contrasts between business and government

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  Just a short column today, after being slow on writing for a couple of days., due to travel and many distractions.  But here we go. Canaanite front: Israel accepts truce plan; Hamas balks.  The Hamas … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-17B:

By Nathan Barton Good morning, and welcome to Spring weather: snow in the north and tornadoes in the south!  Over the past three days, I’ve watched the local NOAA forecast swing wildly from a winter storm warning of six inches … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-14D: more evil things we aren’t supposed to do

By Nathan Barton Good morning, everyone. Remember when all these municipal and other local governments were constantly pushing carpooling?  You can still see signs encouraging it.  But the larger American cities are being pressured by taxi companies (and unions) and … Continue reading

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