Tag Archives: Iraq

Panic, panic everywhere – Middle East flareup

There is panic in the air … airwaves, that is. And in the ether and the worldwide web. Panic in the boardroom. Panic in the media prep rooms. Panic in the lobbies of Congress (and their office palaces). Panic in … Continue reading

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Peace

Libertarian Commentary #16-09B by Nathan Barton Today, there is very little peace around the world, with dozens of nations and regions involved in violence at all levels: Syria, Turkey, Kurdistan, Mesopotamia, Nigeria, Libya, Yemen, Pakistan, Philippines, Venezuela, Mexico, and on … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 29 DEC 2015, #15-52A: Lies and More Lies – What can we believe?

By Nathan Barton Lies and more lies? According to Freedom News Daily, quoting a Reuters story, “Oil fell toward $37 a barrel on Monday, trading within sight of an 11-year low, pressured by excess supply that has more than halved prices … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 17 AUG 15, #15-33a: Killing and other political acts

By Nathan Barton I’ve not touched on the continuing Islamic wars recently. The death toll last week continued to climb, as a blast in a busy Baghdad market killed at least 60. According to the WaPo, the deadliest blast to … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 15 July 2015, #15-28C: Bloody Islamic Wars

By Nathan Barton Bloody Islamic Wars: I haven’t commented much on things in the Ummah (the Muslim “Dar Al Islam” or “Lands of Submission”) recently, but in the last couple of days, a whole raft of stories about killings have … Continue reading

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The Caliphate and the Fuehrer

By Nathan Barton On Wednesday night, interfering (supposedly) with the Wednesday night Bible class or prayer meeting of millions of Americans, the Fuehrer gave a grand speech about fighting the Caliphate (which he insists on calling ISIL – which is … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-30A: This and That

By Nathan Barton Good morning, and here are a few news stories from last week and over the weekend: this and that.  Amazing what all is going on! Raqqa, Syria is the new capitol of the ISIS caliphate in Syria and … Continue reading

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