Monthly Archives: October 2012

Libertarian Commentary on the News #12-44B: This and that

More from a very long week! Stupid government tricks – Government-run, tax-funded schools Minnesota bans free college education (SLATE.com) NATHAN:  This issue, according to the article, was resolved favorably, but it STILL points out that education isn’t about “the children” … Continue reading

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America’s war on wildfires – a cretinous critique

This week, while doing work on Rosebud Indian Reservation, several projects got disrupted when 60-mile-an-hour winds took a grass fire and turned it into a raging inferno that threatened several small towns and destroyed the livelihood of ranchers.  Hundreds of … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #12-44A: Hoploclasts and Environists

Due to travels and work (about 2,300 miles on the road) this week, I’ve had little chance to do the usual in-depth review of the news and provide comments in detail.  However, here are some things that just cry out … Continue reading

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The Republic of Lakotah – Who? (Part 3)

In Parts 1 and 2, I looked at a recent article by Stephen Lendman concerning a recent “re-proclamation” by Russell Means of the “Republic of Lakotah” and the various things wrong with both Lendman’s report and Means’ claims. The article … Continue reading

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The Republic of Lakotah – Wrong? (Part 2)

In part 1, I addressed the first part of Lendman’s article about Russell Means’ fresh proclamation of the independence of the “Republic of Lakotah” on 29 SEP 2012.  This continues my discussion of Stephen Lendman’s article. I have omitted Lendman’s … Continue reading

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Mama’s New Dog, Laddie

Laddie and his toy box My previous dog lived to be 19 years old. In June of 2011, he became ill and had to be put down. Losing a long time companion like that was hard, and I didn’t even … Continue reading

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The Republic of Lakotah – Right? (Part 1)

This is my analysis of a particularly strange piece of “non-news” that cropped up a few weeks ago.  I noted it first in Freedom’s Phoenix.  Because of my professional work, and because of my historical research and ancestry, and interest … Continue reading

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