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Our improving planetary economy

By Nathan Barton One of the amazing things about America, about the Fifty States, is that we have done so much to reduce poverty and deal with homelessness, hunger, lack of medical care, and more DESPITE the ever-increasing burden of … Continue reading

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Commenting on Quotes – Ingersoll

By Nathan Barton A while back, Liberty Tree posted this quote from the great Robert Ingersoll. “Every crime is born of necessity.  If you want less crime, you must change the conditions.  Poverty makes crime.  Want, rags, crusts, misfortune – all … Continue reading

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My Perfect Christmas

By MamaLiberty 1950 was a hard year. My father died and my mother was left with two small children. She was a “housewife” and had no particular marketable skills. She also didn’t have any family who could help her much. … Continue reading

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Welfare – the alternative

By Nathan Barton Today, it seems that more and more of government resources here in the Fifty States – federal, state, tribal, and local – go to providing welfare.  Although the statistics seem to say otherwise, the cost of helping … Continue reading

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Oh my stars and garters!

By Nathan Barton Every once in a while, some startling revelation shows up on the television or computer screen. It happened again.  A major understanding of the laws of the universe has been revealed – and get this: by a … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-26B: Islam, Poverty, and Sports

By Nathan Barton Here are a few stories I meant to comment on last week, still of concern. Things continue to go (depending on your view point, of course) very bad OR very good in the land of Mesopotamia, formerly … Continue reading

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Baker’s Dozen: America’s Real Financial Situation, not Hillary’s fantasies (Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-26A)

By Nathan Barton Good morning, after a lengthy and unplanned weekend with no commentary! My major comment today is in the form of a Baker’s Dozen (TM) on the Economy. Over the past several weeks, I’ve seen a lot of … Continue reading

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