Tag Archives: Theft by government

Libertarian Commentary on the News, 24 August 2015, #15-34A: Fearmongering

By Nathan Barton Fearmongering or a victory for vaping? Even while some government agencies and studies, like the Student Science News claims that vaping leads to increased rates of smoking for teens, the Adam Smith Institute reports that Public Health … Continue reading

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Unemployed? Or Unemployable

By MamaLiberty The role of the non-voluntary government, all of the insane rules and regulations that impede and destroy business, is well known. The cost of these job destroying regulations probably exceeds that of the taxes, fees, licenses and outright … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 18 AUG 15, #15-33b: Crime and government

By Nathan Barton Hmmm. What is going on? Business Insider reports that the latest reason for Wal-Mart profits dropping is increased theft from the big-box retail chain. No matter what is done, more and more people are stealing more and … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 12 August 2015, #15-32D: Hypocrites and Guns

by Nathan Barton Today’s theme seems to be hypocrisy, especially as dealing with guns and self-defense. Hollywood, Congress, the presidential candidates: all great examples of hypocrites. And we can’t forget organized religion either. It is all about them. Egotism? Apparently … Continue reading

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Nuns and Ghouls

By Nathan Barton Recent events discussed on the talk shows (and much less so on news channels, especially the mainstream media) are deeply disturbing, and the response of too many libertarians both disturbs me and disgusts me. So when a … Continue reading

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Libertarian News and Commentary, #15-30E:E is for Evil

By Nathan Barton At least they aren’t dead. Several stories about cops acting… like cops. Being evil. Prison Planet (usual caveat here) has a video of a cop slamming his elbow into a restrained man, an action so callous that … Continue reading

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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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Might Does Not Make Right

By Bradley Harrington “If men have grasped some glimmer of respect for individual rights in their private dealings with one another, that glimmer vanishes when they turn to public issues – and what leaps into the political arena is a … 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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