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Deadly highway epidemic? Only a runner-up

By Nathan Barton A recent email from a highway safety group provided this chart of “The 10 Worst Epidemics In History” a few days ago. Rank Epidemic Period In History Estimated Number of Deaths 1 Plague of Justinian 541-542 100,000,000 2 … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #14-47A: Priorities

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  What passes for news is sometimes a bit, well, weird. Among other things, we have to wonder just what the priorities are, both for society and government. Society’s priorities? Consider this story: in the middle … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-30D: Crying-out-loud Funny.

by Nathan Barton Good afternoon.  Some funny (sad-funny) things being said this week.  Here are a few! An Ohio Sheriff having to deal with border jumpers sucking his budget dry due to petty and not so petty crimes has had … Continue reading

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