Tag Archives: Prohibition

Our right to beverage alcohol

By Nathan Barton Is it a “right” or a “privilege” to buy and/or drink alcohol? Is that an inherent human right? Is that a right of Americans under the Constitution? Or is that a privilege granted to us by government? … Continue reading

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The state’s cannabis racket continues

By Nathan Barton As I mentioned, there are a lot of people who still cannot accept the legalization of marijuana. They can’t stand the idea of someone walking down the street and walking into a shop that sells medical OR … Continue reading

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It’s about the children – get rid of gravel trucks!

By Nathan Barton As part of my environmental work, I subscribe to Aggregates Manager, whose daily newsletter carried an article this morning about a fatality in Texas. A gravel truck tee-boned a vehicle with four people, injuring three and killing … Continue reading

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A merry Christmas, indeed … and an example of liberty

By Nathan Barton Fortunately, the Christmas season always brings stories of good things that people do for each other, and here are a couple. On Sunday the 17th of December, when Atlanta Airport had a massive power outage that shut … Continue reading

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Inventions and government

Libertarian commentary #16-18D By Nathan Barton We live in an era in which the great age of invention, which lasted 300 years, may be slowing to a stop, largely due to government controls and regulations and a pathetic desire to … Continue reading

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The Uber-nanny state of 2016

Libertarian Commentary #16-15C By Nathan Barton In Mississippi, Governor Bryant signed a controversial “religious freedom” bill. As reported by the BBC News, “The governor of Mississippi has signed a controversial bill that allows businesses to refuse service to gay couples … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-28A: Stupid government: all the wars

By Nathan Barton Good morning: it has truly been said that war is the health of the state, and today’s headlines prove it. ┬áHere are a few examples of the stupidity of government and its wars. War on Some Drugs: … Continue reading

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