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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, #14-52C: Christmas Eve!

By Nathan Barton Christmas Eve Gift!  And a Merry Christmas. If you look, although there is a lot of bad news, there are plenty of good things around.  Between storms and shootings and bombings, we still find a lot of … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-50F: Stormy weather, natural and political

By Nathan Barton Good morning. Hope you have a great weekend.  Stormy weather swept the Pacific Coast for the past several days, possibly ending the “worst drought in 1200 years.” Of course, the Californians are never happy: now they are … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-48A: Irrigation season approaching? Or already here?

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  The tree of liberty must be watered at frequent intervals by the blood of patriots and tyrants.  It is the duty of every lover of liberty to make the tyrants (and their minions) provide the … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #14-47A: Priorities

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  What passes for news is sometimes a bit, well, weird. Among other things, we have to wonder just what the priorities are, both for society and government. Society’s priorities? Consider this story: in the middle … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #14-46D: Religion, public life, and government

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  Let us start by looking at some stories about religion, public life, and government. Colorado Springs School tells kids: Stop praying to Jesus, singing Amazing Grace. Christian students at a Colorado public high school were told … 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, #14-38C: 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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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-36A: We told you so.

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  Interesting stories from  the  weekend and last week about messes we find ourselves in. We told you so: From Colorado, an object lesson in tax evasion. The voters of Colorado approved a referendum two years … Continue reading

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