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On track for 1,000 dead in 2017

By Nathan Barton According to the WaPo, once more in 2017, about a thousand people will be killed by cops shooting them. About the same as in 2016 and 2015, in fact. Assuming the WaPo data is accurate: RI, WY, … Continue reading

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Guns, crime, and … diapers

Libertarian Commentary #16-11B By Nathan A. Barton What gives?  This is the kind of story that normally pops up on a dozen pro-gun and pro-self defense websites, but THIS one showed up on the daily headline news e-mail from the … Continue reading

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Government Secrets – Secret Police

Libertarian Commentary #16-08D by Nathan Barton Government is virtually synonymous with “secret” – no, not necessarily some “secret government” or (current term) “deep state” or “shadow government.” But secrets. Every “freedom of information” act has its loopholes, carefully crafted to … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 01 December 2015, #15-48B: Clunkers and Junkers

By Nathan Barton If you haven’t had one yourself, you know someone who has: an old clunker that just keeps breaking down, one thing after another, and always a bit more expensive. Finally, you give up and decide it is … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 01 November 2015; #15-44A: Nuts

By Nathan Barton Are they nuts?  Yep!  Sovereign Man tells us that Australia is “eliminating” passports: physical passports – they gonna move them into the cloud.  As the article says, a gigantic sign will say “hackers, get your data here!.” … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 08 October 2015, #15-40C: How gullible are we?

By Nathan Barton “Interesting tidbit,” said Debby in forwarding this story from 9News in Denver that the Rocky Mountains wildfire history shows that temperatures were much warmer, and that wildfires were much more major and frequent a thousand years ago, so … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 14 August 2015, #15-32f: Cops and guns

By Nathan Barton I find that the constant drumbeat about how dangerous it is to be a cop, especially in states with high gun ownership, and high levels of “domestic violence” is getting really tedious. A lot of news items … Continue reading

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