Tag Archives: Oregon

The terror of liberty

By Nathan Barton This popped up on my desktop this morning. That evil state legislature of Oregon, once such a bastion of compassionate concern and care by government, has terrorized its people in this new year of 2018. As reported … Continue reading

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The nanny state: a society of tattletales

By Nathan Barton Tom Woods recently reported on a well-known conductor whose career may have been ruined by a snitch, this weekend at the Oregon Bach Festival. Overhearing a conversation between two good friends (one British white, one Florida black), … Continue reading

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You can’t have it both ways

By Nathan Barton Two news stories out of Oregon today.  From Estacada comes a truly macabre story about a man carrying the severed head of his mother and stabbing a grocery store clerk. On Friday the 26th, according to the … Continue reading

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In support of secession (Part 1)

By Nathan Barton I recently commented on efforts in California and Oregon to withdraw those states from the Union, following the election of Donald Trump as Massa (POTUS) (assuming that the Electoral College does indeed vote as expected). Since then, … Continue reading

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Space – no place for government stupidity

Libertarian Commentary #16-21A, by Nathan Barton If India can do it, why can’t we? Canadian Broadcasting reports that India has developed and successfully flown an unmanned 9-meter-long reusable surface-to-orbit shuttle (although “successfully flown” does NOT mean that they actually landed … Continue reading

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Is American Liberty Toast?

Libertarian Commentary #16-06D By Nathan Barton IT’S OVER. TOAST. Townhall reports that the last four people at the Malhour National Wildlife Refuge standoff have surrendered, apparently without bloodshed and with no promises of no arrests and no prosecution (not that … Continue reading

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Politics and government – it’s not the waste water treatment plant you smell

Libertarian Commentary, #16-06C, 11 February 2016 By Nathan Barton In 2016, people are learning (again!) that politics is dirty and stinks “to high heaven,” offending the nostrils of God and anyone with any brains. New Hampshire, with just 1.3 million … Continue reading

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