Monthly Archives: November 2014

Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-47C: A disarmed society is a mean and rude society

By Nathan Barton Good morning! The crudity and violence of modern urban “society” is more obvious each day.  Consider this McDonalds in Philadelphia, the vaunted “City of Brotherly Love” once upon a time. Two middle-aged women customers got upset because … Continue reading

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Five NEVERs of Self-Defense

From an email forward, no attribution. It is, however, so important that I thought I’d post it anyway. If you know who wrote this, please let me know in comments. MamaLiberty Five NEVERs of Self-Defense There are some things you … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #14-47B: Criminals in uniform and other home front problems

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  My first subject today is one I seem to go back to a lot: Criminals in uniform: America is occupied and terrorized more and more by cops. The latest example of the perfidity and greed of … Continue reading

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Airguns, BB guns, and Airsoft

By Kevin Wilmeth – Rifleman Savant Airguns, BB guns, and Airsoft guns are each very different things.  The three types can sometimes use the same “powerplant” for propelling their ammunition (e.g., CO2, spring-piston) but the ammunition is fundamentally different in … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #14-47A: Priorities

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  What passes for news is sometimes a bit, well, weird. Among other things, we have to wonder just what the priorities are, both for society and government. Society’s priorities? Consider this story: in the middle … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #14-46D: Religion, public life, and government

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  Let us start by looking at some stories about religion, public life, and government. Colorado Springs School tells kids: Stop praying to Jesus, singing Amazing Grace. Christian students at a Colorado public high school were told … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #14-46C: Being offended: schools and elsewhere

By Nathan Barton Good morning. Teachers unions oppose teacher accountability standards in Common Core. They are offended by it, as an insult. Lately, opposition to the CCSS has come from teachers’ unions, who are trying to remove its teacher accountability … Continue reading

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It’s Too COLD To Shoot

By MamaLiberty Some time ago, I wrote about it being “Too Hot To Shoot.” Dry fire was the suggestion then, and it still works to maintain skills when it is too cold. But there are other things we can do … Continue reading

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Baker’s Dozen: What the GOP COULD DO and WON’T

By Nathan Barton Thirteen Things the GOP COULD Do to Make Life Better in America and Won’t between now and January 2017 Refuse to fund ANY of ObamaCare. Refuse to fund NSA activities until NSA stops their tyrannical actions. Refuse … Continue reading

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Police forces: a force for evil (was Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-45A)

By Nathan Barton Good morning. Due to work and travel, I was essentially not on-line for about 48 hours. I am starting out today (and this week) with some truly disgusting examples of how cops are terrorizing and injuring and … Continue reading

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