Monthly Archives: August 2013

Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-32D: Government-ruined schools and other stupid tricks

Government-run, Tax-funded schools (3 stories) Education Dep’t. Expanding Mental Health Services to Boost Children’s ‘Social Skills’ (CNSNews.com) Nathan: It’s right there in the First Amendment:  Children have the right to have government give them mental health services so that they … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-32C: Liberty and what? Stupid government

Liberty, sadly, is too often mistaken for something else:  listening to a different talk show a couple of days ago, the guy (who sounded pretty libertarian for a minarchist) attacked Rand Paul (or maybe, upheld him) as NOT being a … Continue reading

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Three-hundredth Post: The “messiah” strikes again and again

Home front – The “messiah”: Obama wants police to search smartphones (News story (from NPR) via Godfather Politics)… Obama wanting to give police throughout the country the right to search someone’s smartphone without having a warrant.  … guest commentator on … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-32B: Stupidity and economics

Stupid feral govmint tricks Federal Remapping of Sandy-Damaged Areas May Curb Coastal Development (CNSNews.com) Nathan: Oh, yes, of COURSE it will: just like it keeps people from building in floodplains. Insurance companies should do this – not government.  This, like … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-32A: Commenting on Commentaries

Home front – Self defense California: Deputies: Riverview man shot dead while beating girlfriend (TBO.com) Rock, who was armed with a .45 caliber handgun, went outside to investigate and found a Daniel S. Robertson beating his girlfriend, Cristy Vasilakos, 40, … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-31D: World wars: Islam and Tranzis

Islamic war: South Asian front Sri Lanka: 12 injured as Buddhist mob attacks mosque (Times of India) “A Buddhist mob attacked a mosque in Sri Lanka’s capital and at least 12 people were injured, the latest in a series of … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-31C: Stupid governments

Abominable Act – Crash of 2009 ObamaCare Is Lowering Part-Time Workers’ Hours (Investor’s Business Daily) The number of individuals working 25-29 hours per week in their primary job rose by 119,000, or 2.7 percent, from a year ago; the number … Continue reading

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