Monthly Archives: October 2015

Libertarian Commentary on the News, 15 October 2015, #15-41D: Media and Getting It Wrong Again and Again – On Purpose

By Nathan Barton When it comes to politics, what is worse than a celebrity?  (No, it is NOT a “casino capitalist,” fun as that is.)  It is a celebrity scientist, whether it is Carl Sagan or Albert Einstein… or a … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 14 October 2015, #15-41C: Lies and Stupidity of All Kinds

By Nathan Barton How’s this for a twist: the Sierra Club and the rest of the environists are fond of throwing data in our faces, but NOW, according to CNS News, the Sierra Club is saying that the satellite data … Continue reading

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Comments at The Price of Liberty

Dear Readers, I’ve just changed some of the permissions for comments. Those who have previously been approved will no longer have to wait for any moderation. I will still moderate any new folks and comments that contain links. Please do … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 13 October 2015, #15-40C: Hypocrisy in action

By Nathan Barton Hypocrisy is, of course, always with us. Especially in government and big business. Consider some of the following. Do as I say, NOT as I do.  Of course, she has now “resigned,” no doubt for the good … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 12 October 2015, #15-41A:

By Nathan Barton My discussion in the last commentary on free speech was eerily echoed by an excellent column by Walter E Williams in Townhall about suppressing free speech: as he points out, it is growing more common and more … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 09 October 2015, #15-40D: War on free speech

By Nathan Barton The fight AGAINST free speech has a long tradition of evil abuse in the Fifty States, going back to before the Revolution, when the doctrine of jury power to decide both the law and the facts (usually … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 08 October 2015, #15-40C: How gullible are we?

By Nathan Barton “Interesting tidbit,” said Debby in forwarding this story from 9News in Denver that the Rocky Mountains wildfire history shows that temperatures were much warmer, and that wildfires were much more major and frequent a thousand years ago, so … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 07 OCT 2015, #15-40B: Cops and religions

By Nathan Barton After reporting the rude behavior of a cop when she asked for directions, The Free Thought Project reports that the mother was beaten by three cops, in front of her children, after being stopped on a bogus … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 05 OCT 2015, #15-40A: Responsibility, stupidity, and (evil) cops

By Nathan Barton Reading this, published by World Net Daily was enough to make me sicker to my stomach. Parents have to try and understand their children, and sometimes make apologies and amends for the behavior even of their adult … Continue reading

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Man Alive – A Survival Manual for The Human Mind

By Greg Swann Save the world from home – in your spare time! That headline is my favorite advertising joke, a send-up of all those hokey old matchbook covers. I don’t know if anyone still advertises on matchbook covers. I … Continue reading

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