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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 6 July 2015, #15-27A: Insanity and stupidity in politics; liberty in retreat

By Nathan Barton Two themes today: the first is again the insanity and stupidity of American politicians – and politics.  Two stories to illustrate that: “Christie bids to replace Trump as most bat**** insane presidential candidate,” comments Tom Knapp, about … Continue reading

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The Politically Correct War on Everything

By MamaLiberty Let’s set aside all the politicians, celebrities, and the media for a moment. Oh yes, don’t we wish that could be permanent? Now consider most of the rest of the population, on EVERY side of EVERY issue; the … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 03 July 2015, #15-26D

By Nathan Barton In Oklahoma, members of the state legislature have begun the process of impeaching the majority of the state Supreme Court which ordered the removal of a Ten Commandments monument from the Statehouse grounds, according to KOCO. At … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 02 July 2015, #15-26C: the real Independence Day

By Nathan Barton The REAL Independence Day. As I often do, let me wish everyone a Happy 2nd of July, that being the anniversary (this one being the 239th) that the Continental Congress voted for Independence from the United Kingdom.  … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-25D: Tyranny and emotions

By Nathan Barton Local tyranny? Bob Livingston, in Personal Liberty, tells us that it may soon be illegal to back into your driveway to park your car or truck in Jacksonville.  Why?  No, not safety, and not for creating possible … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 25 June 2015, #15-25C: Stupidity and fear in modern life

By Nathan Barton Gee! An article, “More Spending Doesn’t Lead To Improved Student Learning,” in Forbes, asks. Have we hit a wall where more spending on traditional public schools will not lead to improved student learning? Applying commonly-accepted statistical tools … Continue reading

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The True “root of all evil”

By MamaLiberty Just imagine if 1% of the population of each town had the ability to control the weather. You’d hear all of the platitudes connected to environmental pseudo science, and others would be convinced that they were doing what … Continue reading

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Trash Rate Hike Really Stinks

By Bradley Harrington “The person who dumps garbage into your mind will do you considerably more harm than the person who dumps garbage on your floor.” – Zig Ziglar, “See You at the Top,” 1975 – The Cheyenne City Council … Continue reading

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The City’s Talking Trash Again

By Bradley Harrington “The multiplication of public offices, increase of expense beyond income, growth and entailment of a public debt, are indications soliciting the employment of the pruning knife.” – Thomas Jefferson, “Letter to Spencer Roane,” 1821 – What does … Continue reading

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Capitol Work Turns Into Circus

By Bradley Harrington “Politics, Noun. A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.” – Ambrose Bierce, “The Devil’s Dictionary,” 1911 – Most of the time, I put a serious amount … Continue reading

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