Tag Archives: Theft by government

Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-43D: Problems with the economy?

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  Economic problems have been pushed to the back burner because of Ebola and the Caliphate, but they are not going away, especially not as long as the FedGov (and other governments) continue to mess it … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-43C: Around the world.

By Nathan Barton Good morning! Around the world, government and too many organizations that have partnered with government, or become all BUT governments, continue to make a hash of matters, not carrying out the tasks that people assume that they … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-43B: Bureaucratic obtuseness

By Nathan Barton Good morning! The incredible stupidity and obtuseness of most government bureaucrats and “civil servants” is on display this week, across the world. Teachers, by their very nature, are NOT supposed to be too sensitive to criticism: they … Continue reading

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Chamber to Pig Out at Public Trough

By Bradley Harrington “Force and mind are opposite; morality ends where a gun begins.” – Ayn Rand, “Atlas Shrugged,” 1957 – It seems as though everybody under the sun wants a handout these days. And Americans have come to expect … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-42A: Weekend this and that

By Nathan Barton Good afternoon.  Some stories from the end of the week to comment on.  Greed, stupidity, and eating their own.  Oh, and the war on some drugs and taking care of the troops, and updates on wars and … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-39A: Wars and more wars

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  First, let us look quickly at some war news.  Last week, we continued to find fighting all over the place. No boots on the ground?  Really?  Fellow soldiers of the 1st Infantry Division (Mechanized) are … Continue reading

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Hole’ To Be Filled By Taxpayers

By Bradley Harrington “As government expands, liberty contracts.” – Ronald Reagan, “Farewell Address,” 1989 Having scrapped plans earlier this year to fill Cheyenne’s “hole”* with a children’s museum based on a lease agreement that violated Wyoming statutes, it now seems … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-38C: Propaganda is big news

By Nathan Barton Good morning! Propaganda is all around us: the government version of advertising, with all the lies and exaggerations of any slimy used car salesman, coupled with a very powerful voice.  Even on the conservative (and increasingly anti-government) … Continue reading

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West Edge ‘Blight’ Brainlessness

By Bradley Harrington “For people to rule themselves in a Republic, they must have virtue; for a tyrant to rule in a tyranny, he must use fear.” – William J. Federer, “Change to Chains: The 6,000 Year Quest For Control,” … Continue reading

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Lipstick Can’t Hide This Pig

By Bradley Harrington “There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.” – Henry David Thoreau, “Walden,” 1854 In an interesting move to “promote” city business development, Cheyenne’s governing body just … Continue reading

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