Monthly Archives: August 2014

Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-34D: Bad day for too many.

by Nathan Barton Good morning, unless you are in most parts of the Middle East, North Africa, and Eastern Europe.  (A short commentary today, due to appointments and travel.) The Caliphate continues to fight and grow in Mesopotamia, it seems. USA … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-34C: More stupidity and cruelty.

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  We usually fail to properly consider the impact of stupidity on human events and society.  Here are some great examples. Immigration and drought threaten California’s economy, according to an article published by NCPA.  Twelve percent … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-34B: Terrorists

by Nathan Barton Good afternoon.  Terrorism is in the eye of the beholder, but clearly the world is full of it, and terrorists. When I first read the headline of this article in The Nation, “How the War on Terror … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-34A: More Missouri Misery

By Nathan Barton Good morning! Some news items from last week to start the week off, so enjoy! This story is troubling on several fronts.  Police raided a church building in relation to the protests at Ferguson. Their reason (or … Continue reading

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The Denial of Due Process May Bankrupt Universities

By Gordon E. Finley, Ph.D. With now literally hundreds of editorials and op-eds taking positions both pro and con on California’s SB 967 – as well as the broader issue of “affirmative consent” for sexual relations — it is virtually … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-33F: Blessings and curses

by Nathan Barton Good morning.  As things seem to spiral downward both at home and abroad, it never hurts to realize that we have many blessings.  So (at risk of ticking off people who do not believe) join me in … Continue reading

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Problem solving: Responding to tyranny in 2014

by Nathan Barton Daily I read of more obvious, more common tyranny and oppression around the world, and of how people agonize over how to end it: how to respond.  Many offer answers.  Will they work? They have not, so … Continue reading

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