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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 21 August 2015, #15-33e

By Nathan Barton Whoops! Am I missing something?  Or just stupid?  How does this work?  The UN is to let Iran inspect alleged nuke work site, reports Yahoo News.  “Iran, in an unusual arrangement, will be allowed to use its … Continue reading

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The Gold King Mine Spill and EPA – Warning and Doom

By Nathan Barton (This article is being written, and published (in slightly different versions) for both Laissez Faire Today and The Price of Liberty by a “friend.”)  It is a follow-up to several earlier commentary items, and as I pointed out, … Continue reading

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Baker’s Dozen (TM) Signs you might be a terrorist

By Nathan Barton You might be a “terrorist” if: Excessive complaints about the travel screening process. Excessive throat clearing. Exaggerated or repeated grooming gestures. Exaggerated yawning. Gazing down at the floor. Having a rigid posture. Wide open, staring eyes “wild-eyed.” … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 13 AUG 2015, #15-32E: Lies and more lies?

By Nathan Barton Okay, so da man says nobody lies about who they are when they vote. Or so CNS News reports. Obvious experience in South Dakota to the contrary, (nobody has time to do anything other than send someone … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 11 August 2015, #15-32B: the Liberty Movement

By Nathan Barton Is there any hope for the “liberty movement” in the Fifty States today? There may be hope for liberty, in the long run, with the slow, gradual decline in our society and especially the slow meltdown of … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 09 August 2015, #15-32A: Pollution

By Nathan Barton Today, just three articles to comment on, pointing out pollution, perversion, and lack of both individual responsibility AND that of organizations and groups, and its huge negative impact on liberty (and quality of life, to use a … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 08 August 2015, #15-31D: Government Messes and Other Evils

By Nathan Barton Got a double helping of commentary today, but on just a few stories.  What a MESS government makes of things: but they aren’t the only evil we have to deal with. Another week, another VA scandal. This … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 28 July 2015, #15-30C: Warning

By Nathan Barton The last week has featured several warnings by prominent people, not even really covered by independent media, much less the mainstream media. These warnings point out that, in the past decades, it is not just that government … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 23 July 2015, #15-29C: The State Fails, and Fails, and Fails

By Nathan Barton The Third Reich is a classic example of a failed state. Now, welcome to the “Fourth Reich” here in the Fifty States.  Personal Liberty discussed this on Monday; A second view is found at “First Look” That … Continue reading

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All You DO Is Rules, Dept. Of Health

By Bradley Harrington “Sometimes I wonder whether the world is being run by smart people who are putting us on or by imbeciles who really mean it.” – Laurence J. Peter, “The Peter Principle,” 1969 – As I ponder our … Continue reading

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