Tag Archives: Puerto Rico

Lessons Learned: Puerto Rico and Maria

By Nathan Barton When I first received this, I didn’t know where it was originally published. I got it from a correspondent who strongly supports local emergency preparedness AND is also a strong advocate of government.  I finally found it … Continue reading

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The Beginning of the end

By Nathan Barton According to an Economist story, the “democratically elected” governor of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico declared bankruptcy on Wednesday. This is a debt of $74 billion dollars, about 100% of the island’s GNP.  The amount is staggering. … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 9 July 2015, #15-27D: Economic crisis, corrupt government, and cops

By Nathan Barton Time to panic?  End of the world (financial world) nears? Everyone, including the WAPO is screaming about China’s market crash claiming it dents nation’s aura of invincibility and wondering if this is the snowflake (together with Greece) … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 6 July 2015, #15-27A: Insanity and stupidity in politics; liberty in retreat

By Nathan Barton Two themes today: the first is again the insanity and stupidity of American politicians – and politics.  Two stories to illustrate that: “Christie bids to replace Trump as most bat**** insane presidential candidate,” comments Tom Knapp, about … Continue reading

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