Tag Archives: Government failure

Government shutdown – two weeks and counting

By Nathan Barton Wow.  Two weeks now.  What a situation! (Please tell me, honestly, has this government shutdown REALLY created any problems for you?  Really?) I should point out that the longest government shutdown in the last fifty years was … Continue reading

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Government complexity and failure – illustrated in blood

By Nathan Barton On Saturday the 10th, tragedy struck Moab, Utah. At the Intrepid Potash Mine (seen above, from Google Maps), down the Colorado River from the popular tourist town, three men were removing a pump. The equipment touched a … Continue reading

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Should???

By Nathan Barton I found this great graphic on-line and get to share it.  No idea who did it, but many thanks. (If someone knows, please let me know so I can give proper credit.) The guy’s answer of “Nope” … Continue reading

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Religion and government – secular views

By Nathan Barton Thomas Paine today is claimed as an atheist, supposedly because he lived before Darwin “proved” that you didn’t need to have a Creator.  Before that, we are told, Paine and others were “deists” – those who believed … 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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Orlando Massacre and Guns – A Few Thoughts

By Nathan Barton What do the events leading up to, and the Orlando Massacre itself, teach us? Self-defense is both a right and a responsibility. Defense against violence is a need that cannot and will not be met by government. … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 29 October 2015, #15-43D: The Government Joke

By Nathan Barton We all know that government is a joke – though too often a KILLING joke. Now, in wartorn Ukraine, the New York Post reports that many people – many in a single party – are rubbing their … Continue reading

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