Tag Archives: Theft by government

Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-03C: The “elite”

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  Aren’t the elites wonderful?  Don’t they love us and keep us safe and happy and watch out for our future?  That is why we have news stories like these. The huge Davos, Switzerland meeting of … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-02F: Strange goings on

Good morning! Just a short discussion of a few news stories for this weekend.  Some strange things are happening. Economic chaos? On Thursday, the Swiss bankers stopped trying to keep a cap on the value of the Swiss Franc, relative … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #15-02A: Gas prices and more

By Nathan Barton Good morning, and I hope you have a good week.  Last week was fixated on the Islamic war, especially the European front.  But there is other news, and here are a few topics: oil and fuel being … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #15-01F: Warped senses of reality

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  Irrational and warped senses of reality are around us everywhere, especially in government circles.  Today, there are several examples of that in recent news. How long will this continue?  France has suffered its worst terrorist … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #15-01E: Legislatures in session: hold on!

By Nathan Barton Good morning! A short commentary today, as I get back on the road. For many states, and for the FedGov, the legislative season has opened.  Unfortunately, NO, you can not buy a license or a tag for … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #15-01C: New Year doesn’t change stupid government.

By Nathan Barton Good morning! Did you know? Who Is Paying Federal Income Taxes? The top 50 percent of taxpayers paid almost all of the nation’s income taxes — 96.7 percent… Incredibly, eh?  And that isn’t 50% of the POPULATION … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #15-01B: Government versus the economy

By Nathan Barton Good morning: still looking at things for the old year and the new year. In 19 states, minimum wages went up on the 1st of January, passing the $10 mark in several states.  In one of the … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News: #14-51D: Money, money, money

By Nathan Barton Good morning! In my commentary on Texas, I discuss a plan whereby cops would be allowed to have stopped motorists pay their fines by credit card directly to the cop, to avoid going to court (or even … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News: #14-51A: Schools – places of fear, trauma and death

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  Government-run, tax-funded “public” schools continue to be more and more of an embarrassment to the Fifty States and our communities, as they seek to denigrate any ideas or beliefs not accepted by the educational elite, … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-50E: Tyranny at the state level

By Nathan Barton Good morning. People constantly seek ways to place the Fifty States in various orders of “liberty” and “tyranny” and best and worst place to have a business, own a home, or retire.  But it seems impossible to … Continue reading

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