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Growing economy or rushing to disaster?

By Nathan Barton According to Investing.com, the Standard and Poors (S&P) 500 is at all-time highs, reaching over 3,000 in the last few days. The NASDAQ is over 8,000, the Dow Jones Industrial over 27,000. (This is in general over … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned: Puerto Rico and Maria

By Nathan Barton When I first received this, I didn’t know where it was originally published. I got it from a correspondent who strongly supports local emergency preparedness AND is also a strong advocate of government.  I finally found it … Continue reading

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Blood in the homes – not just the streets

By Nathan Barton Once more, we see “American” police gunning down innocent people for no more reason than a mistaken address given by someone – or misunderstood by cops and dispatchers. The latest is in Southaven, Mississippi, as reported by … Continue reading

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Government and essential services and utilities – Yes or No?

By Nathan Barton There are a number of utilities that we all take for granted, as long as we live in a town here in Anglo-America: Water supply and distribution – domestic, potable, uncontaminated irrigation fire-fighting Sanitary sewage collection and … 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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Black is White (Was: Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-02D)

by Nathan Barton In a separate commentary, I wrote about the exposure of hypocrisy made possible by the Paris Massacre and its aftermath.  But I see that I was premature in understanding just HOW disgusting the aftermath can get.  On … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-21D: Government kills

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  Nearing the end of another week with greetings to all the Free State Wyoming friends gathering this weekend, preparing for the inevitable. Mama’s Note: Taking off to camp with the FSW bunch this weekend, no … Continue reading

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