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Politics 2016: Early March Status Report: Government still won’t work

Libertarian Commentary #16-10B, by Nathan Barton In breaking news on Friday, Freedom’s Phoenix (publisher Libertarian Ernest Haycock) announced that Romney has declared to the Federal Election Commission (FEC) that he is running for president, despite his claim (during his attack … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 23 December 2015, #15-51C: Holidays and Government Stupidity

By Nathan Barton A merry Christmas and other holidays to all. I’ve no problem with wishing everyone a merry Christmas and even a happy New Year; sorry if you are offended. To be honest, I’m probably more offended by Christmas … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-08B: Ownership and Power

By Nathan Barton Today, we accept that people who OWN something may not actually control it:  shareholders in a corporation (especially a large, publicly-traded one) do not control that company; we “own” our house and land but government dictates to … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-49C: Burials and corruption

By Nathan Barton Good day!  An odd historical reference/discovery is my theme for some of the stories today, and I think you will have as much fun reading them as I did writing! According to the WaPo, “DNA evidence proves … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-38C: Propaganda is big news

By Nathan Barton Good morning! Propaganda is all around us: the government version of advertising, with all the lies and exaggerations of any slimy used car salesman, coupled with a very powerful voice.  Even on the conservative (and increasingly anti-government) … Continue reading

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Home Front heats up (Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-30B)

Good afternoon.  Over the weekend, some stories showing how bad things are getting on the home front showed up, and I want to discuss them. In  Pennsylvania, a doctor shot a patient who killed a caseworker, using the gun kept … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-11D: Good news, for once?

Good morning, and a lovely one again: not much wind and the snow is melting fast where I am. Let me start out with some good news or ideas, for once. North Korean Born in a Prison Camp: ‘My Favorite … Continue reading

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