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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-04C: Dumb predictions, dumber government

By Nathan Barton This was the news yesterday and overnight: Northeast coast of America on unprecedented lockdown: Shutdown hits 60 million people, bringing roads, tunnels, trains, bridges and businesses to standstill, and 3′ of snow threatens country’s most densely-populated areas. … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-03B: This and that

By Nathan Barton Good morning: a short workweek for some people, but not us – holidays used to be much more important, when they meant something worth celebrating. For anyone who is interested, I treated myself by NOT listening to … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-02C: More on wars and cops, fear and risk

By Nathan Barton A variety of news items today, starting with more on our Islamic wars, worldwide. France and Israel mourned and honored heroes in last week’s murder of 17 people by French Islamist terrorists in the Paris area, as … Continue reading

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The Unmentioned

By MamaLiberty Watching as much of the news and reading as many of the commentaries as I can manage, one thing stands out as a question not being asked, a topic not being mentioned almost anywhere. The people targeted by … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #15-01F: Warped senses of reality

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  Irrational and warped senses of reality are around us everywhere, especially in government circles.  Today, there are several examples of that in recent news. How long will this continue?  France has suffered its worst terrorist … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #15-01C: New Year doesn’t change stupid government.

By Nathan Barton Good morning! Did you know? Who Is Paying Federal Income Taxes? The top 50 percent of taxpayers paid almost all of the nation’s income taxes — 96.7 percent… Incredibly, eh?  And that isn’t 50% of the POPULATION … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #15-01B: Government versus the economy

By Nathan Barton Good morning: still looking at things for the old year and the new year. In 19 states, minimum wages went up on the 1st of January, passing the $10 mark in several states.  In one of the … Continue reading

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Energy Thoughts – Bureaucrats and Innovation

By Nathan Barton Government bureaucracies are “conservative” in the sense that they want nothing to change, except for a very limited number of things which give them more power and wealth.  We see this in particular in high-tech, such as … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News: #14-51F: Schools and Cops Destroy Society

By Nathan Barton Just a few days to Christmas, and so, Merry Christmas to all! All I want for Christmas is to get rid of corrupt “public” schools and corrupt cops.  Here are a few reasons: A blind 7-year-old child, … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-49B: Foul doings and stupid government

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  I guess some folks were upset about stool pigeons, yesterday.  Sorry, I just calls ‘em as I sees (or reads) ‘em. And it might not have been the Taleban: given that it happened at Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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