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Defining “Democracy” and why the FedGov isn’t

By Nathan Barton Most libertarians and conservatives are aware that the Federal Government – the union of States – was established as a republic and not a democracy.  And of the distain (if that is a strong enough word) of … Continue reading

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What are their political objectives?

I am no admirer of Bill Barr, currently the Attorney General of the United States, but I find the comments he made in a speech last month worth pondering. He speaks the truth about “so-called progressives” (“Regressivists” or Tranzis and … Continue reading

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Exploiting the passions of youth

Young people – especially teens – have enormous energy and vitality. They can be very passionate and enthusiastic. Unfortunately, many people take advantage of that. It is, if not a form of child abuse, certainly an example of taking advantage … Continue reading

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The Russians aren’t coming – they’re here!

By Nathan Barton I should have paid attention. I knew it was coming, no, I knew that the situation was grave. After all, hadn’t the wonderful folks over at Think Progress warned me? But I didn’t pay attention.  And now … Continue reading

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California – a legacy of filth and evil (#2 of 3)

By Nathan Barton You will never find a more wretched hive of scum and villainy. Obi-Wan was wrong.  The writers that penned those words knew it.  Because they lived in a worse, more wretched hive. It is called California.

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A new civil war?

By Nathan Barton Warnings or threats or attempts at self-fulfilling prophesy? All kinds of articles and comments are appearing in June about an upcoming civil war.  A war between the “liberals” and the “conservatives.” A war that might actually merit … Continue reading

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It is NOT about “helping people”

By Nathan Barton I heard it on the radio, and the New York Daily News is very excited about it, and how it shows all rich people are not evil, greedy, heartless monsters. It seems that eighty of New York’s upper … Continue reading

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A big welcome to liberals and even Tranzis

by Nathan Barton A BIG welcome to our liberal friends – and even a few Tranzis, I hope! As Larry Correia, science fiction writer and somewhat libertarian, pointed out in his recent excellent column, “A Handy Guide for Liberals Who … Continue reading

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The Rot is Ubiquitous: government-run, tax-supported schools in 2016

By Nathan Barton Most of us know the common wisdom regarding apples: the proverb that says, “the rotten apple spoils the barrel.” In the old days (before wooden crates, which came before cardboard crates), apples were shipped from (or by) … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-45D: Prohibition – an afterword, and the “Pope”

Prohibition – An afterword Just after writing my article on banning of e-cigs, I was queried by a friend regarding information on what seemed to her to be a rash of actions by governments against people for growing vegetable gardens … Continue reading

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