Tag Archives: Theft by government

Taxes and Other Insanity!

Libertarian Commentary #16-04B, 25 JAN 2016 By Nathan Barton What business does the “justice system” have deciding what is, and what is not, a potato chip (called a potato crisp in the UK)? Apparently, every bit when taxes are at … Continue reading

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Liberty and Money, Money and Liberty (A Rant)

by Nathan Barton Liberty Tree Quotes recently had some quotes relating to liberty and money. These in turn should make us think about what we say and do. First, we have this quote from Ayn Rand: “Until and unless you … Continue reading

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Politics 2016 and Looting (A Rant)

Nathan’s Rant, 20 January 2016 (#16-03C) by Nathan Barton H.L. Mencken wrote: “Every election is a sort of advance auction sale of stolen goods.” This may never be more true than in 2016 in the Fifty States. I’ve given some … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 20 November 2015, #15-46D: Government is Evil

by Nathan Barton Theoretically, and morally, “governments” (and therefore, the State) are supposed to protect and defend good people from bad people: to prevent (and if necessary) punish evil-doers and their acts of evil: theft, murder, aggression in various ways, … Continue reading

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THe IRS Scam

By Nathan Barton The IRS Scam (No, not THAT one, another one) No link to this one, but I recently received an e-mail from my dear US Representative in Congress (Kristi Noem, SD-00 (South Dakota only has ONE) warning me … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 12 October 2015, #15-41A:

By Nathan Barton My discussion in the last commentary on free speech was eerily echoed by an excellent column by Walter E Williams in Townhall about suppressing free speech: as he points out, it is growing more common and more … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 30 September 2015, #15-39C: Ain’t so.

By Nathan Barton Someone once said that it isn’t what we don’t know that is dangerous, it is what we KNOW that ain’t so that creates trouble.  News stories today make that point.  We can see how we take things … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 23 September 2015, #15-38D: Government – evil AND stupid

by Nathan Barton How much worse can California get?  Apparently, as reported by The Newspaper (.com), we are nowhere near the limit yet.  The California People’s Assembly of Idiots and Tyrants has passed a Governor Moonbeam inspired law to limit … Continue reading

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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

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 17 SEP 2015, #15-37C: Theft, Colleges, and More

By Nathan Barton The FedGov stole $2.9 TRILLION from taxpayers so far this fiscal year through August, a world historical record, according to a CNS News story, but STILL spent $530 BILLION more than it took in. That tax is … Continue reading

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