Tag Archives: government stupidity

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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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-35E: Liberty? What’s that?

By Nathan Barton Good morning! Remember liberty?  Privacy?  Human rights?  Those are so mid-Twentieth Century, aren’t they?  Or should I say mid-Eighteenth Century?  Consider today’s stories. Bogus cell phone towers dot the landscape and are intercepting your calls- but are … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-27E: Urban areas, economics, and government

By Nathan Barton Good morning and welcome to the end of another week.  Let us briefly look at cities, economic matters, and of course, stupid government, remembering that much government just plain shuts down for the weekend. John Ransom at … Continue reading

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