Tag Archives: government stupidity

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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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 19 August 2015, #15-33c: Government: evil AND criminal

By Nathan Barton People with more time and recent knowledge of statistics have demonstrated that the widely-published claim that more cops are killed “feloniously” in states with higher private gun ownership is bogus – poor science, as reported by Fox … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #14-46C: Being offended: schools and elsewhere

By Nathan Barton Good morning. Teachers unions oppose teacher accountability standards in Common Core. They are offended by it, as an insult. Lately, opposition to the CCSS has come from teachers’ unions, who are trying to remove its teacher accountability … Continue reading

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The New Economy? Unlimited Energy

By Nathan Barton On Friday the 3rd, Greg Guenthner over at Daily Reckoning published a good article, “You’ll Never Believe How Low the Price of Oil Can Go…” which I actually didn’t get to read until late Monday, when his … Continue reading

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