Tag Archives: Africa

In with the new, same as the old

By Nathan Barton Dictator of Zimbabwe (formerly Southern Rhodesia and then Rhodesia) Robert Mugabe, after more than a week of crisis, has resigned after ruling the southern African nation with an iron fist for 37 years, according to the Guardian. … Continue reading

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Taxes and Other Insanity!

Libertarian Commentary #16-04B, 25 JAN 2016 By Nathan Barton What business does the “justice system” have deciding what is, and what is not, a potato chip (called a potato crisp in the UK)? Apparently, every bit when taxes are at … Continue reading

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Islamic Wars Continue to Boil (was: Libertarian commentary on the news, #15-01H)

By Nathan Barton Once again, I seem to be devoting much of the commentary to the war on the rest of the world by Muslims (yes, “some” Muslims) and the latest manifestation in France. We must remember, though, that what … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-49B: Foul doings and stupid government

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  I guess some folks were upset about stool pigeons, yesterday.  Sorry, I just calls ’em as I sees (or reads) ’em. And it might not have been the Taleban: given that it happened at Thanksgiving … Continue reading

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Crony government (Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-32D)

by Nathan Barton Good afternoon!  We all agree that politicians and bureaucrats are a VERY bad mix.  So, for that matter, is a situation where we mix politicians and educators.  Of course, educators are often just a sub-species (emphasis on … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-29D: Sire, the peasants are revolting!

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  Those who love Johnny Hart’s comics will recall, “Sire, the peasants are revolting!” as a great series of strips and book, and it should remind us all too well that our beloved Fuehrer seems to … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-50B: Stupid, corrupt government

Nathan: This may be my last posting for this week, but check back anyway!  Merry Christmas, and Happy New Year! Stupid (corrupt) government ‘Zero Dark Thirty’ leak investigators now target of leak probe (McClatchy DC) More than two years after … Continue reading

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