Monthly Archives: October 2012

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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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #12-43F: Police state and winter in America

A cold, damp morning in the Four Corners, after a day of thunderstorms with rain and a little hail: not so nice in the Black Hills and West River: no moisture at all, though warm enough for mid-October. But the … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #12-43E: Politics’ Stench

Well, it really is Friday, but it feels like another Monday.  New and old projects all jumbled, and further behind on work and projects, like everyone else in the family.  And just in case people WANT to hear about that … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #12-43D

Somehow, I’ve lost a day this week – shouldn’t it be Thursday?  Of course, I had three people yesterday (ON Thursday, really) remark to me, totally unknowing of the others, that this month has had about 15 MONDAYS already. Are … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #12-43C: Religion and culture wars

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 Religion Pew: 6% Percent of Atheists and Agnostics Pray Every Day The question is, how many people who claim to be religious and believe in God pray every day? And another question: to whom are they … Continue reading

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Turning Washing Machines into Washington Machines

Jeffrey Tucker over at Laissez Faire Books (Agora Financial) has posted a wonderful tirade today about a new set of government regulations which, as he put it, is “Regulators Destroying Your Home Appliances.”  I liked his thought about turning washing … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #12-43B – This and that

Tuesday, October 09, 2012 Self defense Delaware: Business owner who thwarted robbery says he’s no hero (Middletown Transcript) “According to state police, Aaron R. Jefferson, a 27-year-old Millsboro resident, pointed a handgun in the woman’s face while demanding cash. She … Continue reading

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