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A Baker’s Dozen (TM) examples of media lies and politician worship

Look, we all know the media lies. This has become an increasing problem, a deep embarrassment to many publishers, editors, and others (usually retired) as the powermongers and the pitifully uneducated modern “professionals” move into the business. Here are some … Continue reading

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Private tyranny – less evil than “public” or “government” tyranny?

For years, I (like Mama Liberty) have defended the rights of private business – whether a sole proprietor, a partnership, or a corporation. Those rights include who they are willing to do business with, what they allow to be done … Continue reading

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Rush Limbaugh

Just a few minutes ago, listening to radios in the background as I worked on various projects, I listened to Rush Limbaugh announce that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer. I know that many (even most) libertarians … Continue reading

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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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The internet and our perception of national madness

Gossip columnists Hedda Hopper and Walter Winchell no doubt are envious (to the nth degree) of their modern versions and imitators.  With the internet websites, Twitter, Facebook, and all the rest of our all-pervasive social media, gossip is big, BIG … Continue reading

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False history as taught by media today: an example in the Black Hills

Publisher’s note: This was written several years ago to challenge the publication of a photo and caption at Imgur. However, it expresses some of Nathan’s views regarding liberty and government. The media is doing exactly the same thing concerning current … Continue reading

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Whom do we believe?

By Nathan Barton The headline is a question I’ve asked often in writing this commentary over the past decade. It is a question that all of us should be asking almost continuously.  As we read and hear the news – … Continue reading

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Let’s get rid of all the guns…

By Nathan Barton Over at Firearms News is one of Vin Suprynowicz’s latest columns, “They took the doughboy’s rifle away.” It an excellent, long, and fun read, taking us back over a century and showing Vin’s exceptional reporting skills. (So … Continue reading

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False accusations

By Nathan Barton Today, the buzzword is “fake-news” but it isn’t something new. Almost anyone can be branded as evil (or just bad) by fake news. For example, last year, a college football player has been vindicated after being accused … Continue reading

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Is more government the solution to attacks on free speech?

By Nathan Barton Alex Jones, the gravel-voiced publisher, owner, editor, and voice of InfoWars and other websites and podcasts, is in the news and the commentaries this week. And he is actually in trouble.  As I understand it, Apple, Facebook, … Continue reading

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