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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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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-31B: thankfulness?

by Nathan Barton Good afternoon, and join me in being thankful (to God) for the prosperity and liberty we still do have.  Troubled as the Fifty States are, stagnant as our economy is, we have an abundance of both compared … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-31A: Insanity is catching

by Nathan Barton Good morning, and welcome to a world of insanity.  Nothing new, I admit, but the place is going bonkers even more rapidly than in the past. Hamas, according to an Israeli analyst, has 3,000 “elite” soldiers ready … Continue reading

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Home Front heats up (Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-30B)

Good afternoon.  Over the weekend, some stories showing how bad things are getting on the home front showed up, and I want to discuss them. In  Pennsylvania, a doctor shot a patient who killed a caseworker, using the gun kept … Continue reading

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