Tag Archives: Mesopotamia

Islamic wars: the future of the world?

Libertarian Commentary #16-20C By Nathan Barton To listen to the news, things are unraveling rapidly world-wide, especially in the Islamic world (the Ummah, or Dal al-Islam). The killing continues, and most are Muslim-on-Muslim attacks. (But of course, the West is … 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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Signs of the Times – And Infection

Libertarian Commentary #16-05C 04 February 2016 by Nathan Barton Are we recognizing the signs of the times? Is society really winding down in much of the world, or are we just getting ready for a massive change in attitude and … Continue reading

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The Fall of Civilization?

Libertarian Commentary, 08JAN2015, #16-01G By Nathan Barton Has Western (Euro-American) Civilization fallen? There are many elements that together make up what we fondly think of as “civilization” and especially Euro-American civilization: technology, science, urbanization, respect for life, rule of law, … 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, #15-44B: Control

By Nathan Barton Regulatory control – a key requirement for government to thrive: everything in life must be controlled by regulations – preferably MULTIPLE regulations, by MULTIPLE agencies and bodies of local government. Let’s look at a few. Do we … 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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