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Beer Flu (COVID-19) – Panic and more

Apparently, novelle coronavirus, or NCV-19 or 2019-new corona virus are all now unacceptable, and the official, non-racist, non-partisan, non-chauvinist name is “COVID-19). I still like the nickname Beer Flu coined by a relative. Anyway, as I read and hear the … Continue reading

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After China, who is next?

The inevitability of the new “Beer Flu” (coronavirus) coming to the Fifty States is obvious. It will spread to many other places worldwide. As discussed in the last commentary, I’ve studined up on the 1918-1919 influenza epidemic, and the way it … Continue reading

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The China Crisis

There are very few empires left on this planet. I count three, to be precise; some might have a total of five. Those are the FedGov (USA), India, and China. Some would add France and Russia. All of those are, … Continue reading

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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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