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Media and Muslims – whom do we believe?

By Nathan Barton (Thanks to Marsh for this.) The Geller Report accuses, with good documentation and justification, the Mainstream Media with spreading a false narrative about how Muslims are THE heroes of the Houston-Harvey cataclysm. Apparently ignoring the “usual” heroes … Continue reading

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The emperor’s new clothes

By Nathan Barton The mainstream media, and the various alternate media groupings, are hard to figure out. On the one hand, they make a living by peddling things: they sell advertising. Not even the most expensive newspaper or premium channel … Continue reading

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What Price? For What?

Libertarian Commentary #16-17C By Nathan Barton A correspondent recently sent me this picture, together with the usual glorification of “our solders” as being heroes making great sacrifices for “our freedom” and “for America.”  I’ll spare you the appeals to emotion … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 27 July 2015, #15-30B: Gun haters and Lies

by Nathan Barton In a separate commentary, I discuss neutrality as regards political issues and liberty and wars. One of those fields where it is sometimes hard to tell friends from foes, and hard to be neutral, is the realm … Continue reading

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The New Economy? Unlimited Energy

By Nathan Barton On Friday the 3rd, Greg Guenthner over at Daily Reckoning published a good article, “You’ll Never Believe How Low the Price of Oil Can Go…” which I actually didn’t get to read until late Monday, when his … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-27A: Propaganda Wars

By Nathan Barton Good morning, the long weekend is over.  Sadly, no one declared independence on either the 2nd or the 4th, and we have no new nations or states or groups on planet Earth.  Oddly enough, the 4th of … Continue reading

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Crash of 2009 still here, popes and queens (Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-04D)

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  Apparently much of the country is again shivering in winter, and California is again panicking, this time over not enough snow, water, and mudslides.  Meanwhile, the economy is also still in the deep freeze. Mama’s … Continue reading

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