Tag Archives: Canada

The excesses of the modern regulatory state

By Nathan Barton The bizarre behavior of the regulatory state seems to ramp up daily. The actions get more twisted, their impacts more severe, and the fallout more frustrating. Consider Ontario (still, after Monday’s election, firmly in the Tranzi camp … Continue reading

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End game for Canada?

By Nathan Barton The legacy of the now-dead British Empire has four great stars. Australia and New Zealand, the Fifty States, and Canada. (I’ll leave the subject of the Fifty States for some future commentary.)  Yet, today, the great British … Continue reading

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Expanding by adding Canadian states?

By Nathan Barton In the last commentaries, I’ve discussed the potential for expansion of the Fifty States – de jure and not de facto (as American forces straddle the globe today). In the last commentary, we looked at the politics … Continue reading

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American expansion – how and where?

By Nathan Barton In a previous commentary, I discussed the FedGov acquiring Greenland from Denmark, much as (102 years ago) the FedGov bought the US Virgin Islands. While Greenland would almost certainly not be admitted to the Union (become a … Continue reading

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Syria and its woes

Libertarian Commentary #16-06A By Nathan Barton The Islamic wars continue, Freedom Net Daily has a few stories to comment on, specifically looking at Syria right now, where at least four sides and a dozen nations and other groups are making … Continue reading

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Insanity – is it catching?

Libertarian commentary on the News, #16-5E, 05 FEB2016 By Nathan Barton A few commentaries ago, I noted that Canada’s dollar exchange rate is about as low as I can ever recall it being. Part of that was clearly due to … Continue reading

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The Economy? Toast or Just Lousy? (#16-03D)

Libertarian Commentary, 20 JAN 2016, #16-3D by Nathan Barton What is the state of the economy here in the Fifty States, and in the entire world? Not good, and the most recent indicator of that, as reported by the Washington … Continue reading

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