Tag Archives: Our right to self defense

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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Any excuse…

By Nathan Barton With the New Year, her Majesty’s Scottish subjects lose a little bit more of their liberty – the little they have left under the draconian-nanny Labour government, as entrenched north of Hadrian’s Wall as the Democrats are … Continue reading

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Guns, freedom, and safety

By Nathan Barton What is it with gun-rights organizations? Or organizations that claim to represent owners and users of firearms? We’ve known that the NRA has been no true friend of liberty for a long time, and in fact, started … Continue reading

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Seattle’s comeupance – to be followed by that of Washington State?

By Nathan Barton Just a quickie: several states, foremost among them, Washington state, are attempting to impose special taxes on any sale of a firearm OR ammunition, with the money supposedly to be used to “study” or “combat” or “deal … Continue reading

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Guns and Homicides in the Fifty States

By Nathan Barton Ryan McMaken at Mises.org recently discussed an FBI report about declining rates of homicides in the Fifty States. Despite the wave of mass killings in the last 7.5 years (while a certain squatter has been officially in … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 07 OCT 2015, #15-40B: Cops and religions

By Nathan Barton After reporting the rude behavior of a cop when she asked for directions, The Free Thought Project reports that the mother was beaten by three cops, in front of her children, after being stopped on a bogus … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 14 September 2015, #15-37A: Stupid public schools and more

By Nathan Barton I am going to concentrate on the stupidity of public schools in this commentary, but this news has just come up, so lets talk about Germany first, and then to a few other stories. The balloon is … Continue reading

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