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Libertarian commentary on the news, #15-01B: Government versus the economy

By Nathan Barton Good morning: still looking at things for the old year and the new year. In 19 states, minimum wages went up on the 1st of January, passing the $10 mark in several states.  In one of the … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-52C: Christmas Eve!

By Nathan Barton Christmas Eve Gift!  And a Merry Christmas. If you look, although there is a lot of bad news, there are plenty of good things around.  Between storms and shootings and bombings, we still find a lot of … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-44B: Election day… Drones and more

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  Today IS election day 2014.  There is nothing better to say about election day but the old quote:  “… an advance sale of stolen goods.”  I have little to say about it, but will note … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-23B: Politics and headaches

By Nathan Barton Good morning. The big news on Tuesday evening was a Tea Party Movement victory in Virginia. Actually it is being sold as a “stunning” Tea Party Movement victory and Eric Cantor of Virginia is toast, so (they say) the … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-22C: Government abuse and protection

By Nathan Barton Good afternoon! Texas Senator John Cornyn asked Obama for FBI probe Of the VA, to have the FBI to lead the widening investigation into alleged wrongdoing at Veterans Affairs facilities across the country.  This is stupid: he “asked” … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-20D: “Unintended consequences?”

Good morning… I think. Lots of fun things: In Connecticut, one of the strongest (worst) police states of the Fifty States, the legislature has been “forced” (by the fear of losing federal money) to make chocolate milk illegal in schools, … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-20B: cops and killing and more

By Nathan Barton Good morning! It is a weekly, if not daily, litany of new crimes and wickedness perpetrated by gangs in this nation: gangs in blue uniforms (well, increasingly, black uniforms) with their fancy cars and high-tech equipment and … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-18D: Islam and other wars on religion

By Nathan Barton The Third World War, by some measures, is already under way.  Depending on how you review the history, the Great War (World War One) was the first phase of a war that in essence lasted until about … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-05D: Sad examples of government goons

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  There are always some bizarre things to report in the news.  If the thugs and mentally/morally-challenged people in government didn’t treat us all like serfs and lord it over us, they would be comic relief … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-03B: Government “health care”

The entire idea of government health care gets sillier and sillier by the day, as more and more people realize what a ride they’ve been taken on – and how they are NOT allowed to stop the train or truck … Continue reading

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