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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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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 29 July 2015, #15-30D: Garbage in, garbage out

By Nathan Barton Garbage in, garbage out. As we continue to see the war between the hoploclasts (haters of guns) and the rest of us heat up, the WaPo spouts some more nonsense about how “regular people” can’t use guns … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 24 July 2015, #15-29D: This and That

By Nathan Barton End of the “work week,” with a few news stories of interest. Waste Management News explains how the company Waste Management Inc. is suing the City and County of San Francisco over their Recology recycling contract. This … 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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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 20 July 2015, #15-29A: Drums of War

By Nathan Barton War came back to the Homeland again last week. Constantly on Friday, I heard the statement reported over and over that the investigators were unable to “determine the motive” of the young man who killed four Marines, … Continue reading

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Flags and honor, Part I

By Nathan Barton The Southern Cross Flag is (according to millions of people) a symbol of hate and racism.  (This is NOT the “Stars and Bars” which was the original national flag of the Confederate States of America, nor any of … Continue reading

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Might Does Not Make Right

By Bradley Harrington “If men have grasped some glimmer of respect for individual rights in their private dealings with one another, that glimmer vanishes when they turn to public issues – and what leaps into the political arena is a … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 13 JUL 2015, #15-28A: Incompetence where?

By Nathan Barton Government incompetence comes home to roost.  Let us start with a couple of stories from Personal Liberty. Reported on national media on Friday, the 10th: FBI: Charleston shooting suspect slipped through cracks in background check. FBI Director … Continue reading

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Pouting Greeks

By MamaLiberty Germany won’t spare Greek pain – it has an interest in breaking us Greece’s financial drama has dominated the headlines for five years for one reason: the stubborn refusal of our creditors to offer essential debt relief. How … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 7 July 2015, #15-27B: Politically INcorrect

By Nathan Barton Politically correct?  The Army asserts, as published in Stars and Stripes, that NO military installations named for Confederate generals will have their names changed, despite many calls and petitions to do so, they “reject” racism and other … Continue reading

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