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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-41D: Panic and diseases of mind and body

By Nathan Barton Good morning! Crude oil prices are continuing to dive, nearing $80 a barrel on Wednesday, down from $95 in just a few hours, while some are predicting going as low as $60 a barrel within a few … Continue reading

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Call It A ‘Shoot-Me Zone

By Bradley Harrington “Are we at last brought to such humiliating and debasing degradation that we cannot be trusted with arms for our defense?” – Patrick Henry, Virginia Constitutional Ratification Debates, 1788 – If you thought the Laramie County Community … Continue reading

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Future Death of Government? A look back from 2020

By Nathan Barton Looking back from 2020, what mistakes did the US make in 2000-2015? Could we have done something to avoid the catastrophic collapse of the last five years?  Thirteen items come to mind.

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-40A: Hypocrisy in Government? Surely not!

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  Is government just lying? (Again?) Or being hypocritical?  Or just being stupid?  Or all of the above? Anger at president reaches new high as faith in government falls according to the WaPo. New polling data … Continue reading

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LCCC Falls Into Feds’ Trap

By Bradley Harrington “Limiting the power of government, in order to liberate the individual, was the great American revolutionary insight.” – John Taylor Gatto, “The Underground History of American Education,” 2003 – If you have been thinking all this time … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-38E: Stupid government and more

By Nathan Barton Good morning! The FedGov has settled with the Dineh (the Navajo Nation) for decades of mismanagement and lost money from coal, oil and gas, and other resources for the princely sum of 554 million bucks.  Of course, … Continue reading

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West Edge ‘Blight’ Brainlessness

By Bradley Harrington “For people to rule themselves in a Republic, they must have virtue; for a tyrant to rule in a tyranny, he must use fear.” – William J. Federer, “Change to Chains: The 6,000 Year Quest For Control,” … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-37A: World wars, Islamic and other

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  World war? The Pope declared last week that the various conflicts around the globe are effectively a “piecemeal” Third World War, as he condemned both the arms trade and ‘plotters of terrorism.’  What?  The amount … Continue reading

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“Liar, Liar, Gas Tax On Fire”

By Bradley Harrington “No man’s life, liberty or property are safe while the legislature is in session.” – Mark Twain, “Selected Writings of an American Skeptic,” 1995 – House Bill 69, as readers might remember, was one of the most … Continue reading

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Fools Seeking More Foolishness

By Bradley Harrington “Human history becomes more and more a race between education and catastrophe.” – H.G. Wells, “The Outline of History,” 1920 – Politics, as a branch of philosophy, deals with the fundamental principles a group of people employ … Continue reading

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