Monthly Archives: March 2014

Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-12E: Having fun? (yet?)

By Nathan Barton Good morning, readers, and I need to have a little fun.  Not that I don’t take these stories seriously, but sometimes we get in moods, and a little laughter lightens up on the trigger-finger.  Sorry for publishing … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-12D: This and That: Truth in Media

Good morning!  It is a short, late commentary, as I sit watching the sun come up over a fresh layer of snow in the foothills of the Black Hills.  Time to ponder some sad facts. As always, when reading a … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-12C: Short Wednesday Comments

Good morning!  When your family has all put in forty hours of work and it is only Tuesday night, you can figure it is going to be a long week.  That is the case with us:  a second landfill fire … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-12B: Dead people, dead babies

Good morning!  A number of fascinating items on the news for the beginning of the week. It now appears that most of the conspiracy theories regarding the Malaysian airliner which disappeared more than two weeks can be forgotten.  It seems … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-12A: Theft is a many-splendored thing.

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  If you haven’t already, visit and read my rant “In my inbox…” written on a cold, snowy Saturday afternoon here in the Paha Sapa. Even as I am going through news stories right now, looking … Continue reading

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In my inbox: scam, bogus, or…

By Nathan Barton I got an e-mail this week that I found most interesting.  I know that most of us get the “Nigerian” scam e-mails now and then, if I spam catcher doesn’t.  (I once got a real WRITTEN, HARD-COPY … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-11F: Civilizations and questions for a weekend

By Nathan Barton Good morning this weekend.  Have you thought about your own freedom today?  About having and using liberty?  If you don’t use it, you lose it. Here are a few news stories to remind us to think about … Continue reading

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