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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-03D: Offended religiously

By Nathan Barton Good morning! Offense and religious attitudes feature in these next three articles.  A short commentary today; as am traveling. Religious wars?  In Texas, Governor Rick Perry transferred his authority to new Governor Greg Abbott in an interesting … 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, #15-02F: Strange goings on

Good morning! Just a short discussion of a few news stories for this weekend.  Some strange things are happening. Economic chaos? On Thursday, the Swiss bankers stopped trying to keep a cap on the value of the Swiss Franc, relative … Continue reading

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Black is White (Was: Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-02D)

by Nathan Barton In a separate commentary, I wrote about the exposure of hypocrisy made possible by the Paris Massacre and its aftermath.  But I see that I was premature in understanding just HOW disgusting the aftermath can get.  On … Continue reading

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Charlie Hebdo and the Exposure of Hypocrisy

By Nathan Barton Whatever else the Paris Massacre of the staff of Charlie Hebdo and the related killings at a kosher supermarket in Paris has done, it has again exposed the total hypocrisy of a whole lot of people. Consider … Continue reading

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I am NOT Charlie

By Nathan Barton “I am NOT ‘Charlie’” Really.  Within hours of the cold-blooded murder of a dozen people in the totally unarmed and virtually undefended offices of an “in your face” comic magazine in Paris, the signs started appearing: at … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #15-01G: More of France, More of Legislatures

By Nathan Barton Good morning. In France (and elsewhere) the terrorist attack drama continues to expand and reverberate, as 88,000 French police and troops scour the country to try and find two of the three attackers, despite early reports that they … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #15-01F: Warped senses of reality

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  Irrational and warped senses of reality are around us everywhere, especially in government circles.  Today, there are several examples of that in recent news. How long will this continue?  France has suffered its worst terrorist … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-53B: Looking forward, looking back

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  This morning, I’ll share a few stories and a lot of comments about them! A 74-year-old German journalist spent 10 days with the Caliphate’s forces, and has explained that he believes they are far more … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-53A: Slow weekend

By Nathan Barton The end of 2014 approaches, and the beginning of a new, and hopefully better, year for the world.  For the weekend between Christmas 2014 and New Year’s 2015, things seem to be pretty slow.  At least news-wise.  … Continue reading

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