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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, 15 July 2015, #15-28D: This and that

By Nathan Barton As I had a lot to discuss on the most recent bloodshed in the Islamic world and wars, here are comments on other news stories for the middle of the week. Gee, political scientists (not political science, … Continue reading

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Income tax solutions?

By Nathan Barton As I pointed out in a recent commentary, the FedGov (and ALL governments) have many ways to steal money.  A major one is, of course, the personal and corporate income tax. This story was recently featured in … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 16 June 2015, #15-24B: Signs of decay

By Nathan Barton This weekend, a very bizarre and major incident took place in Dallas, as reported in Freedom’s Phoenix and numerous other news outlets: A number of people attacked the headquarters of the Dallas Police Department, supposedly using automatic … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 2 June 2015, #15-22A: Real versus Dream Worlds

By Nathan Barton Wired (and many other sources) report and are outraged that Ross Ulbricht was sentenced to life, “On Friday [Ross] Ulbricht was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for his role in creating and … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #15-08A: The Fuehrer and The Nation

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  Several news stories as I still am fighting sickness… These center mostly about that guy squatting at 1600 PA. History in the making? The Fuehrer to make WWII internment camp in Hawaii a national monument. … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-05C: Freedom or ???

By Nathan Barton There are many threats to liberty, to freedom, today: and I shall write about some of them.  But NONE of these public threats; the state (government), Islam, war, dishonest business, or our snoopy and “well-meaning” neighbors, are … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-03D: Offended religiously

By Nathan Barton Good morning! Offense and religious attitudes feature in these next three articles.  A short commentary today; as am traveling. Religious wars?  In Texas, Governor Rick Perry transferred his authority to new Governor Greg Abbott in an interesting … Continue reading

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Texas: Recent News Reveals Why Texas Is the Poster Child for Failed Democracy

By Nathan Barton I have a bit of a long-term relationship with Texas.  I had ancestors who lived in Texas two and a half centuries before it was named, others who came when it was still a Mexican state, others … Continue reading

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Public Health? Private Health? (was: Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-40D)

By Nathan Barton Public health is in the news, dominated by Ebola, but with lots of other things.  In the last twenty-four hours, thousands of articles and hundreds of thousands of words have been produced about what is happening.  Fear … Continue reading

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