Tag Archives: stupid government

Economics, Populist Fads, and Government

Libertarian Commentary #16-20B By Nathan Barton Governments are organizations where “group-think” is a large part of how they do things. They are unaccountable to the mechanisms of the free market. And they are made up of people (both the elite … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary on the News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Let’s Change The $20. Bill

Indeed… let’s talk about important things like who’s image is on the fiat “money.”

Posted in Mama's Rants | Tagged , , | 2 Comments

Voting and Complaining

By MamaLiberty Every election cycle, at least a few people tell me that if I don’t “vote,” I can’t complain about the results. This has never made any sense at all to me, but this year it seems even more … Continue reading

Posted in Mama's Rants | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

No Limits on Government?

Libertarian commentary on News, #06-16E by Nathan Barton Limits on government? Executive power? Don’t make me laugh. Clearly, the leading Democratic presidential candidates, as well as the guy now in DC, don’t think that there are any limits. Consider… Socialist … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary on the News | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Libertarian Commentary on the News, 06 November 2015, #15-44D: Cops, Lies, and Statistics

By Nathan Barton Cops kill: we know that, and all too often they kill for no justifiable reason: certainly not in self-defense. But police, as a profession, have a good many other dark aspects. In the Fifty States, we are … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary on the News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Libertarian Commentary on the News, 01 November 2015; #15-44A: Nuts

By Nathan Barton Are they nuts?  Yep!  Sovereign Man tells us that Australia is “eliminating” passports: physical passports – they gonna move them into the cloud.  As the article says, a gigantic sign will say “hackers, get your data here!.” … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary on the News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Libertarian Commentary on the News, 30 October 2015, #15-43E: More stupid government tricks

By Nathan Barton Isn’t this thing supposed to be PROTECTING against threats from the air, not be one?  In Pennsylvania, a multi-billion-dollar Army blimp crash-landed after wild chase by F-16s.  As reported by the Los Angeles Times, ”After a wild four-hour jaunt … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary on the News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Libertarian Commentary on the News, 25 SEP 2015, #15-38E: They just don’t get it

By Nathan Barton They just don’t seem to get it, do they? Freedom Outpost reports the “strange” comment of a mayor about the concealed-carry gun owner who shot a bank robber who attacked him. The mayor noted his “support” for … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary on the News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Libertarian Commentary on the News, 18 September 2015, #15-37D: Secession, Elections, and Other False Hopes

By Nathan Barton The Texas Tribune reports that a separatist group is circulating petitions to put a non-binding question on the GOP 2016 primary ballot asking if Texas should secede from the Union.  Now, don’t get me wrong: this is … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary on the News | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Military Coup Wanted, or Welcome?

By Nathan Barton Over the past several weeks I’ve been asked by a number of people if there is a possibility of a military coup here in the United States in the immediate future. That makes this news story about … Continue reading

Posted in Nathan's Rants | Tagged , , , | 3 Comments