Tag Archives: Self defense

Libertarian Commentary on the News, 28 August 2014, #15-34C: Evil AND STUPID

By Nathan Barton Evil seems to be a common theme for much of my recent commentary, both of government and of “private” organizations. The need to deal with evil, to address it and fight it, is more clear all the … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 20 August 2015, #15-33d: civility and abuse and more

By Nathan Barton Islamic wars, to start with: Scott put me on to this one before it came up in the hourly news.  The Caliphate (ISIS), those wonderful followers of that old guy in Arabia from the 600s AD, have … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 18 AUG 15, #15-33b: Crime and government

By Nathan Barton Hmmm. What is going on? Business Insider reports that the latest reason for Wal-Mart profits dropping is increased theft from the big-box retail chain. No matter what is done, more and more people are stealing more and … Continue reading

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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 Commentary on the News, 03 August 2015, $15-31A: Insanity, Satire, and Abuse

By Nathan Barton Let us start with a weird one today. (Satire alert!) Townhall reported that the California Legislature is debating a bill that has passed through committee that would phase out hierarchy within a company. The bill is considered … Continue reading

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Where do we draw the line? Abortion and other forms of murder

By Nathan Barton A comment was made in response to a sentence in my recent commentary on “Predictions”: If you give “this administration” – or any other – the power to “stop partial birth abortions!”, you give them the power … Continue reading

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Are we to be grateful that predictions in 2008 and 2012 haven’t come true?

by Nathan Barton A friend sent me a posting from Facebook which pointed out how fortunate we were that the various predictions about what the squatter in 1600 PA was going to do to us have not proved to be … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 28 July 2015, #15-30C: Warning

By Nathan Barton The last week has featured several warnings by prominent people, not even really covered by independent media, much less the mainstream media. These warnings point out that, in the past decades, it is not just that government … Continue reading

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Why I don’t look at the “news”

By MamaLiberty I happened to look at the “news” today… an increasingly rare thing as the world seems to spiral into more and more insanity. I didn’t click the “more” link on any of them, and found myself responding to … Continue reading

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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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