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The arrogance and overreach of human government

By Nathan Barton How much power do human governments have? And specifically, how much power do SOME human governments have? I think that it is clear that too many people, not just those IN these various governments, think that government … Continue reading

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Justice and Race, Race and Justice

Libertarian Commentary #16-21B – by Nathan Barton When I was growing up, I was taught that justice and society were supposed to be “color-blind.” Now, mind you, I was growing up BEFORE MLKJr and all that, and in that awful, … Continue reading

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Space – no place for government stupidity

Libertarian Commentary #16-21A, by Nathan Barton If India can do it, why can’t we? Canadian Broadcasting reports that India has developed and successfully flown an unmanned 9-meter-long reusable surface-to-orbit shuttle (although “successfully flown” does NOT mean that they actually landed … Continue reading

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Thanks for government – not

Libertarian Commentary #16-18B, By Nathan Barton It has been a while since I commented on a whole raft of news items of interest to lovers of liberty. So here are a few, reminding us of government’s faults. The Nazgul are … Continue reading

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North Korea out to get us all? Or just someone out to get our money and our liberty?

Libertarian Commentary #16-17D by Nathan Barton Really?  Is this serious or just scaremongering?  World Net Daily is screaming about two North Korean satellites that are “now in orbit over the US” and pose an immediate and dangerous threat of generating … Continue reading

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Low how the mighty have fallen: deterioration, decay, and collapse

Libertarian Commentary #16-09D by Nathan Barton Lo, how the mighty have fallen. The deterioration of government and society and the current “civilization” worldwide proceeds apace.  Stories this week illustrate this, and send a chill up my spine. The major example … Continue reading

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Better Ideas with Liberty

Libertarian Commentary #16-09A, by Nathan Barton Truth in Media reports that a currently-serving Colorado State Assemblyman, who survived the Columbine attack in 1999 when he was a student there, has introduced a bill to allow teachers in public (government-run, tax-funded) … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 28 September 2015, #15-39B: Mining in space and other fun things

By Nathan Barton Popular Science babbles on about how it may soon be legal to mine asteroids, and has this article filled with references to the Outer Space Treaty and how companies might be “given the right” to mine on … Continue reading

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Libertarian News and Commentary, 30 July 2015, #15-30E: Good news, bad news

By Nathan Barton Good news AND bad news from the United Kingdom this week. First, it appears that a space drive previously derided as “impossible” now supposedly really does work, according to the Telegraph. The EM drive, likened to the … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-48C: Thanksgiving?

By Nathan Barton It is morning, the day before Thanksgiving Day, when Americans traditionally thank God for their blessings, material and spiritual. The Indianapolis Star’s Thanksgiving week political cartoon was pulled because its message, critical of the Fuehrer’s immigration “reform” … Continue reading

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