Tag Archives: government stupidity

Why we don’t need to panic – and how to deal with those who do

See the commentary on panic over coronavirus and politics and other recent commentaries posted about panic. We don’t NEED to panic. So what do we do? Keep ourselves healthy, with plenty of food, water, medicine, and other supplies on hand … Continue reading

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We ARE all crazy – the economy is the most insane part of our lives

By Nathan Barton This picture appeared today in Laissez Faire , labeled as a “Silicon Valley Fixer-Upper” with an asking price of a mere $800,000 (or, to put it another way, 598 ounces of gold (ozAu), which at the old … Continue reading

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A baker’s dozen ™ dealing with school murders

By Nathan Barton A Baker’s Dozen ™ Actions to Prevent, Mitigate, and Prevent Armed Attacks on Schools in The Fifty States There are constant screams about “banning guns” and raising the age, increasing screening of gun-buyers, and many other measures … Continue reading

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Are we’uns stooopid? Too many ‘merkins is, it seems

By Nathan Barton It is a steady drumbeat.  Every day, I get to read a couple – shucks, a half-dozen or more – stories (“news stories?”) in the mainstream media AND the alternative media that point out the stupid behavior … Continue reading

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The priorities of government

By Nathan Barton (Note: This, in a shorter version, was originally a response to a comment to my commentary “The Art of the Deal – January 2018.”) What are the priorities of government?  Of government agencies?  Of government employees? Of … Continue reading

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Arrogance (and stupidity) beyond belief

By Nathan Barton This was discussed in Laissez Faire today.  It is incredible – and I was sure it must be from The Onion. (It was only in one of LF’s e-mail newsletters, so no link.  But even New Scientist  … Continue reading

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Space: the ultimate war zone

By Nathan Barton Some more people are waking up to the potential of space, for commerce and war if not for liberty. As reported by Space.com, Elon Musk announced that SpaceX plans to fly two people around Luna by the … Continue reading

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Technology and Modern Society

By Nathan Barton Sometimes liberals like mainstream media and social scientists and bureaucrats – even those who sometimes must be prodigies who are exceptionally gifted in one area (inventing things like Uber or Microsoft or Apple)- are incredibly retarded in … Continue reading

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Islamist threats to American cities?

By Nathan Barton Is your city next? Almost a year ago, I contemplated a brief article on Islamist threats to American cities, but never completed it. However, I’ve tracked such things anyway, for several years.

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 01 SEP 2015, #15-35B: Stupidity

By Nathan Barton This strikes me as a stupid and an insanely criminal act: the Verge tells us that a 17-year-old has been sentenced to more than 11 YEARS in jail for running a Twitter account supportive of the Caliphate. … Continue reading

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