Tag Archives: Mesopotamia

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, #14-34E: Military? Civilian? Does it matter?

By Nathan Barton War is not fun.  It may be exhilarating, it may be fulfilling for some, but it is death and destruction on a scale that is often difficult to comprehend. War is not good, even if necessary.  It … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-33A: Fallujah? No, Ferguson

By Nathan Barton Good morning, except that it is not in Missouri or Mesopotamia or Nigeria or Ukraine. Ferguson, Missouri: the beginning of the end?  In a situation reminiscent of a speeded-up Vietnam war or some kind of Mesopotamian or … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-32B: Bad weekend

By Nathan Barton Good morning, at least here in the Black Hills.  Around the world?  A bad weekend and a bad week.   Here is a brief look. Islamic wars – Murder and more Last week, stories have appeared that … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-32A: Stupid, stupid, stupid

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  Sometimes the sheer stupidity of government and its actions hits me right between the eyes: this weekend is a great example.  Ignoring impacts on me, my family, my clients, and friends and associates, we see … 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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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-28B: This and that

By Nathan Barton Good morning. Congressional Democrats have unveiled a bill to override the Nine Nazgul’s ruling on the Hobby Lobby case.  Everyone says this bill has absolutely no chance of passing.  But we can expect this to be a … Continue reading

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