Tag Archives: Government Spending

The cost of panic

The news this last week has been filled with Congress passing a “stimulus and disaster response bill” that has a price tag of $6.2 TRILLION dollars (admitted by Trump, although Congress claimed it to be “merely” $2.2 trillion). The entire … Continue reading

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The opportunism of government

A common characteristic of human, mandatory government can easily be seen through the ages. In modern times, it is summed up with this quote: Never let a good crisis go to waste.

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What does government cost us?

By Nathan Barton Got this in the email today. Is this right?  Read on.

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May you live in interesting times

By Nathan Barton The well known Chinese curse bedevils us. The year 2018 certainly demonstrates that, for Americans and for people around the world.  Including lovers of liberty. Much of it was bad, but throughout the year, lovers of liberty … Continue reading

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Welfare – the alternative

By Nathan Barton Today, it seems that more and more of government resources here in the Fifty States – federal, state, tribal, and local – go to providing welfare.  Although the statistics seem to say otherwise, the cost of helping … Continue reading

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Billions for conquest and tribute – not one penny for defense?

By Nathan Barton The tremendous expense of deploying a missile fleet capable in the long term of countering nuclear threats has spawned a debate in the American military establishment, as talked about in a recent Stars and Stripes article. How … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News: #14-51A: Schools – places of fear, trauma and death

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  Government-run, tax-funded “public” schools continue to be more and more of an embarrassment to the Fifty States and our communities, as they seek to denigrate any ideas or beliefs not accepted by the educational elite, … Continue reading

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