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Privacy and shopping

By Nathan Barton Both Mike and “Slave Larry” make some excellent observations about privacy, tracking, and stores – and as Mama Liberty pointed out, all the others who can use that data being collected. (see the commentary “Cashless society and … Continue reading

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Cashless society and privacy?

By Nathan Barton A friend recently complained about how the ads he sees on-line are more and more targeted to him, personally. He clicked on a link on one website that led him to an Amazon page (where he could … Continue reading

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Western civilization – crumbling?

By Nathan Barton Is “Western Civilization” falling apart?  Some recent stories seem to make a very strong argument for that. Google and Facebook have been in the news for years (at least in alternative media) because of their complete lack … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary: this and that

Libertarian Commentary #16-21D by Nathan Barton Before getting to other news, I find myself commenting on the “bathroom crisis” – a manufactured issue that nevertheless seems to be dominating political thinking right now. And distracting us from more critical issues. … Continue reading

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Is it time to revolt yet?

Libertarian Commentary #16-20A by Nathan Barton The TYRANT has spoken. According to The Associated Press, the White House planned to issue a directive to ALL PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS: “Public schools must permit transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms … Continue reading

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Thanks for government – not

Libertarian Commentary #16-18B, By Nathan Barton It has been a while since I commented on a whole raft of news items of interest to lovers of liberty. So here are a few, reminding us of government’s faults. The Nazgul are … Continue reading

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Hypocrites: Liberty, privacy, and … sex

Libertarian Commentary #16-16 A, By Nathan Barton My, but doesn’t this sound just a wee bit hypocrtical? Christian News.Net reports that a petition has been launched at Change.org to get people and government to recognize that the rocker Bruce Springsteen … Continue reading

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