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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-11D: Good news, for once?

Good morning, and a lovely one again: not much wind and the snow is melting fast where I am. Let me start out with some good news or ideas, for once. North Korean Born in a Prison Camp: ‘My Favorite … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-09C: Stupidity high and low

By Nathan Barton Good morning, to all my “non-stupid” readers.  It is so easy to get frustrated with the demonstrated lack of competence across the board these days. DHS tells the Romeike Family “you can stay”, just the day after … Continue reading

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“Hostile to the United States” Part B: Internal countries, organizations, and individuals

By Nathan Barton In my first segment, I discussed the 2013 NDAA and its language allowing gathering of information (spying) from external countries, organizations, and individual hostile to the United States now or in the past.  It seems to include … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-46B: This and that

To all readers: my apologies for not publishing this last week, when I thought that I had. Stupid government – stupid people Kansas Woman Debbie Nall Ordered By City To Stop Housing People In Need At Her House (OpposingViews.com) Nall … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-41A: Stupid government

Government-run, tax-funded schools – Families Military parents embrace homeschooling (Associated Press) A growing number of military parents want to end the age-old tradition of switching schools for their kids. Nathan: Thanks to Debby and MamaLiberty for this.  This is near … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-33B: Canaanites and Theft by government

Theft by government – Islamic wars: Canaanite front U.S. Gov’t Funding $313M in Mortgages—For Palestinians on West Bank (CNSNews.com) Nathan: It is criminal that the FedGov finances mortgages for Americans, even for poor Americans.  Even, for that matter, for veterans.  … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-32B: Stupidity and economics

Stupid feral govmint tricks Federal Remapping of Sandy-Damaged Areas May Curb Coastal Development (CNSNews.com) Nathan: Oh, yes, of COURSE it will: just like it keeps people from building in floodplains. Insurance companies should do this – not government.  This, like … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-24B: Environism and cannibal government

Liberty and environism The U.S. Doom and Gloom Obsession (Project Syndicate) The authors of “The Limits to Growth” predicted that before 2013, the world would have run out of aluminum, copper, gold, lead, mercury, molybdenum, natural gas, oil, silver, tin, … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-23A: Terrorism and Tyranny

War against some drugs – State tyranny Colorado: Marijuana “porn law” found [sic] unconstitutional (San Francisco Chronicle) “Colorado Attorney General John Suthers wrote yesterday that marijuana- related magazines like High Times are not the same as pornography. The statement is … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #13-20A: Tyranny American-style

Hoploclasts & Hoplophobes – Government-run Theft-funded institutions Bloomberg Uses Commencement Speech to Push Gun Control, Rail Against ‘Extremist’ NRA (CNSNews.com) Nathan: Several people have pointed out that this seems to be the “marching orders” given to the Tranzi speakers for … Continue reading

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