Tag Archives: North Dakota

Drug wars come close to home

By Nathan Barton The recent attack which killed nine people: three women and six children, in the middle of Sonora State in Mexico, brings the war on some drugs – and Mexico’s internal war – close to home. It is … Continue reading

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Sharing the blame and the shame

By Nathan Barton We just can’t depend on government to do things right. Lovers of liberty are not the only people who embarrass themselves with what they say. (See my last commentary on JPFO, Hawai’i, and Levi Strauss.)

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Hypocrisy – environists and liberals and politicians

By Nathan Barton Fresh news from North Dakota, that the acting Secretary of the Army may issue a record of decision as soon as Friday the 10th of February, which will allow the DAPL (Dakota Access Pipeline) to be completed … Continue reading

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So, they won, eh?

By Nathan Barton I got the news late yesterday: actually a bit surprising on a Sunday, but maybe I just overlooked it. The “Water Protectors” have won: the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) has had its permit denied by the US … Continue reading

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Naive or just making a point?

By Nathan Barton For the past several weeks, many of us have been watching events on Standing Rock Reservation, homeland of one of the modern Lakota nations in the Dakotas, as a “grassroots” coalition fights against the Dakota Access Pipeline … Continue reading

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More Islamic wars

Libertarian Commentary, 24JAN16, #16-04A By Nathan Barton It is dangerous to be a Muslim, I think. No, not so much here in the Fifty States, as in the Ummah, the Dar-Al’Islam, the lands of “peace.” A couple of stories here, … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-53C: Goodbye, 2014!

By Nathan Barton Good morning, and just one day to go to get to 2015.  A big storm is sweeping the Four Corners, and bitter cold is hitting the northern Rockies and Great Plains, thanks to a really strange twist … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-43C: Around the world.

By Nathan Barton Good morning! Around the world, government and too many organizations that have partnered with government, or become all BUT governments, continue to make a hash of matters, not carrying out the tasks that people assume that they … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-31A: Insanity is catching

by Nathan Barton Good morning, and welcome to a world of insanity.  Nothing new, I admit, but the place is going bonkers even more rapidly than in the past. Hamas, according to an Israeli analyst, has 3,000 “elite” soldiers ready … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-27E: Urban areas, economics, and government

By Nathan Barton Good morning and welcome to the end of another week.  Let us briefly look at cities, economic matters, and of course, stupid government, remembering that much government just plain shuts down for the weekend. John Ransom at … Continue reading

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