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More on liberty and authority

By Nathan Barton The vast gulf between libertarians (lovers of liberty – NOT members of a Libertarian Party) and Authoritarians, or Controllers, applies to more than just the State, governments, and politics. We find it in society, in the market … Continue reading

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Oh dear! Theocracy is just around the corner

By Nathan Barton Restating a campaign promise, the new Massa recently announced – at a PRAYER BREAKFAST, of all things – that he intends to “destroy” the Johnson Amendment. USA Today “reports” on this in a commentary-laced “news story” which … 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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Political correctness or lust for power?

Libertarian Commentary #16-05D, 05 February 2016 By Nathan Barton Schools, that is “public schools,” or as Marshall Curtis called them, “government-run, tax-funded” (GRTF) schools (my take is often “government-ruined, theft-funded”) are more than just, in essence, penal institutions into which … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 13 NOV 2015; #15-45C: Bad Luck?

By Nathan Barton A constant theme from some parts of the “larger” liberty and conservative movement is our poor food and diet: a product of government-subsidized and corporate-controlled agriculture, food production, and distribution.  So, what about “Open-sourced food production – … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 2 June 2015, #15-22A: Real versus Dream Worlds

By Nathan Barton Wired (and many other sources) report and are outraged that Ross Ulbricht was sentenced to life, “On Friday [Ross] Ulbricht was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole for his role in creating and … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-05E:

By Nathan Barton Good morning, and the end of the week is upon us.  But rest assured, the stupidity of government officials does not flag.  Nor does that of the usual crop of statists, Tranzis, government-worshipers and nannies. Alan Korwin … Continue reading

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