Monthly Archives: March 2013

Libertarian Commentary on the News #13-11A: Civilization?

Nathan: Civilization, we are told, has something to do with the rule of law and with people behaving in a “civilized” manner.  Egypt has been “civilized” for four or so millennia. America has been civilized for 300 or 400 years … Continue reading

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Guest Commentary: Dusty Pence on the Tenth Amendment

Nathan: Dusty Pence is the publisher and editor of the Fall River Reader and Fall River Forum in Hot Springs, Fall River County, South Dakota.  A lengthy topic discussion has been going on regarding the federal government and steroids in … Continue reading

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Guns and Safety

Americans seem to be obsessed with guns and “safety,” so I have a few questions… Many thousands of Americans are killed or injured in automobile crashes of one kind or another. Many are deliberately murdered using vehicles of some kind. … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #13-10D: Enemy of the state?

WARNING:  According to a law school professor, pursuant to the Military Commissions Act, “Anyone who … speaks out against the governments policies could be declared an unlawful enemy combatant and imprisoned indefinitely.” That includes American citizens. IF YOU ARE READING … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #13-11C: Korea and Congress and Colorado

Today, I’ve got a brief commentary on various interesting news items.  But I also note that more and more people are talking about the potential for violent confrontations right here in the US, and that violence is rising in Europe … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #13-11B: Nanny government and more

Government-run, tax-funded schools – Nanny government National “Core” Curriculum Rotten to the Core (Michelle Malkin)  COMMENTARY  A new national database of all students is up and running collecting data on K-Grad level students in all of two states and part … Continue reading

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Should the government regulate steriods in sports?

A forum on which I usually lurk had a liberal-type person (at least as defined in South Dakota) ask why on earth the federal government was messing around with steroids in sports, including congressional hearing and “policy” decisions.  Here’s my … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #13-11A: Congress, guns, and laptops

Congress in action – Federal collapse New problem for House GOP leaders: Rank-and-file may vote against rules (The Hill) House Republican leaders have a new problem. They can’t count on their members to support them on procedural votes. Sixteen Republicans … Continue reading

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And you thought that I could rant!

I don’t think I’ve ever read anything by Bob Burnett (“Bob from Berkeley,” a retired Silicon Valley Executive) until I found this one in some Google search, and the Huffington Post is NOT on my daily reading list – not … Continue reading

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A Review of Christopher Adamo’s Article on Wyoming Education Fight

Nathan: I had not (as I recall) heard of or read anything by Mr. Adamo until Mama Liberty forwarded this article to me, but a quick check of his writing shows an interesting character with an interesting view on  politics … Continue reading

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