Tag Archives: New Mexico

Where’s government? Where Are the liberals?

By Nathan Barton Welcome to West Texas and Southeastern New Mexico.  Most folks who know the area know it as the Permian Basin, named for a geological formation identified as being the same as the original Perm area in Russia. … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary: this and that

Libertarian Commentary #16-21D by Nathan Barton Before getting to other news, I find myself commenting on the “bathroom crisis” – a manufactured issue that nevertheless seems to be dominating political thinking right now. And distracting us from more critical issues. … Continue reading

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Irrational actions and reactions

Libertarian Commentary #16-07B by Nathan A Barton Irrational actions: Grocery store chains (Krogers, Safeway/Albertsons, etc.) have long been some of the most ardent of supporters of the USDA’s welfare program for families (“food stamps,” now called SNAP. Will this change? … Continue reading

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The Gold King Mine Spill and EPA – Warning and Doom

By Nathan Barton (This article is being written, and published (in slightly different versions) for both Laissez Faire Today and The Price of Liberty by a “friend.”)  It is a follow-up to several earlier commentary items, and as I pointed out, … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 04 August 2015, #15-31B: Politicians – liars

By Nathan Barton Once more, the squatter at 1600 PA is lying. The Blaze reports on the grand announcement of the Clean Power Plants Initiative, which is supported to be the “most important step” ever taken on climate change. The … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 9 July 2015, #15-27D: Economic crisis, corrupt government, and cops

By Nathan Barton Time to panic?  End of the world (financial world) nears? Everyone, including the WAPO is screaming about China’s market crash claiming it dents nation’s aura of invincibility and wondering if this is the snowflake (together with Greece) … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-02C: More on wars and cops, fear and risk

By Nathan Barton A variety of news items today, starting with more on our Islamic wars, worldwide. France and Israel mourned and honored heroes in last week’s murder of 17 people by French Islamist terrorists in the Paris area, as … Continue reading

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