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New Boss Speaks…

By MamaLiberty Donald Trump pledges ‘America first’ creed, says ‘you will never be ignored again’ I just finished reading Trump’s inaugural address. Here are some of my thoughts… Sounds very much as if this lunatic will complete the destruction of … Continue reading

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Americans spend a lot, and the government tracks…

By Nathan Barton At HowMuch.com there is a neat chart which shows what Americans have spent on various things for the last 70 years. It is, no surprise, very enlightening – for several reasons. First off, the data comes from … Continue reading

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Population growth, economics, freedom, and religion

By Nathan Barton One of the interesting news items last week was that Utah’s population crossed the 3.0 million mark as it became the nation’s fastest-growing state over the last year. Its population increased 2.0 percent to 3.1 million from … Continue reading

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Economics, Populist Fads, and Government

Libertarian Commentary #16-20B By Nathan Barton Governments are organizations where “group-think” is a large part of how they do things. They are unaccountable to the mechanisms of the free market. And they are made up of people (both the elite … Continue reading

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Liberty, peace, and prosperity (or not) at home and abroad

Libertarian Commentary #16-11D, By Nathan Barton With the GOP race down to just two contestants (down from 17 to start; and Kasich cannot mathematically hope to be anything but a spoiler), and multiple claims that Hillary has now toasted Bernie, … Continue reading

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Economic intensive care needed?

Libertarian Commentary #16-11C By Nathan Barton More and more red flags are being hosted, by a wide spectrum of experts (real or self-annointed), about the American and World economy. Some are getting really, really hyper. But, are they real? Oil … Continue reading

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Politics 2016: Are we there yet?

Libertarian Commentary #16-11A by Nathan Barton One more “big primary election day.” Eight months to go… what can go wrong? The new Massa will be chosen, “American democracy” will be vindicated and verified for another four years – or we … Continue reading

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Liberty? Liberty is missing: government and economies

Libertarian Commentary #16-08A  by Nathan Barton Liberty?  Fat chance. US News reports from Denver that a large roadside sign marks the entrance of longtime strip club Shotgun Willie’s, and Smoking Gun Apothecary, the new marijuana dispensary in Glendale, Colo. Smokin … Continue reading

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“It’s for the children:” Excuse for Tyranny (#16-03E)

Libertarian Commentary, 22 January 2016, #16-03E By Nathan Barton Children are the excuse for so much tyranny; a good deal of this is because those who are in power themselves never really grew up. 2016, the year of the REAL … 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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