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Echelons Above Reality: the IRS and Congress

Libertarian Commentary #16-16B, by Nathan Barton The Army sometimes uses a term “Echelons Above Reality” or EAR, when speaking of higher command and especially the civilians that tell the military what to do: the secretaries of Defense, Navy, Army, and … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 18 September 2015, #15-37D: Secession, Elections, and Other False Hopes

By Nathan Barton The Texas Tribune reports that a separatist group is circulating petitions to put a non-binding question on the GOP 2016 primary ballot asking if Texas should secede from the Union.  Now, don’t get me wrong: this is … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News: #14-51E: Stupid government tricks damage the economy

By Nathan Barton IRS Commissioner threatens temporary IRS shutdown. And this is a bad thing, how? As Personal Liberty.com noted, “It’s hard to tell whether IRS commissioner John Koskinen has a realistic grasp of the way the agency he leads … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-30C: More Home Front Follies – and Solutions

by Nathan Barton Good morning, and hopefully a good week as well. More from DC and the Nazgul. DC Police Chief will treat DC as a constitutional carry “state” following the court ruling, according to various reports.  As Mama Liberty says: … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-29D: Sire, the peasants are revolting!

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  Those who love Johnny Hart’s comics will recall, “Sire, the peasants are revolting!” as a great series of strips and book, and it should remind us all too well that our beloved Fuehrer seems to … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-25A: Mesopotamian Tragedy

By Nathan Barton Good morning, unless you are one of the people suffering from the mess in “Iraq” (Mespotamia), and you are NOT having good mornings, especially if you were the judge who convicted Saddam Hussein and sentenced him to … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-07C: Stupidity rampant

By Nathan Barton Good morning, and my best wishes and prayers that you may have an idiot-free day; forlorn as that hope is for me and my companies and family.  Sadly, many stories today remind us that the idiots (or … Continue reading

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