Tag Archives: oil prices

Socialism: the nature of government

Libertarian Commentary #16-08E by Nathan Barton As I discussed in a recent commentary, government’s nature is both evil and secretive, not because it necessarily wants to be, but because that is how government functions, for many reasons. The nature of … 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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“It’s for the children:” Excuse for Tyranny (#16-03E)

Libertarian Commentary, 22 January 2016, #16-03E By Nathan Barton Children are the excuse for so much tyranny; a good deal of this is because those who are in power themselves never really grew up. 2016, the year of the REAL … 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, 24 December 2015, #15-51D: Christmas Gifts

By Nathan Barton A merry Christmas and other holidays to all. I’ve no problem with wishing everyone a merry Christmas and even a happy New Year; sorry if you are offended. To be honest, I’m probably more offended by Christmas … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 18 AUG 15, #15-33b: Crime and government

By Nathan Barton Hmmm. What is going on? Business Insider reports that the latest reason for Wal-Mart profits dropping is increased theft from the big-box retail chain. No matter what is done, more and more people are stealing more and … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #15-10: Immigration, Education, more.

By Nathan Barton Good morning. California, even by FedGov admission, has higher than average unemployment.  In fact, the processing of unemployment checks by the state government is a big and growing business, which the state contracts out.  But is it … Continue reading

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