Tag Archives: SCOTUS

Nice to know – slavery still legal and expanding in the Fifty States

By Nathan Barton The Nine Nazgul (the US Supreme Court) have once again affirmed that slavery is the law of the land.  Tax slavery, of course, but still legal.  And expanding. The issue was the Nazgul announcement on 26 June … Continue reading

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What If? Politics 2016-17

What if? (Fiction by Edward Johnson, provided to Nathan Barton for The Price of Liberty!) Warning: not our usual fare! Mama’s Note: We could get very lost in such speculation. While I appreciate Edward’s story, I would rather have The … Continue reading

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Corruption in the house – and other places (part 2)

By Nathan Barton In the first part, we discussed the latest corruption queen in the US House of Representatives (who now claims that she is being “persecuted” because she is black). (I think she is wrong: it isn’t because because … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 08 December 2015, #15-49A: World Crisis or Circus?

By Nathan Barton WANT AD: Are you a snoop? Here is your opportunity to join the Big Brother Corps or even go into competition with the NSA. Arstechica reports on the software that can be coupled with a webcam or … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 02 July 2015, #15-26C: the real Independence Day

By Nathan Barton The REAL Independence Day. As I often do, let me wish everyone a Happy 2nd of July, that being the anniversary (this one being the 239th) that the Continental Congress voted for Independence from the United Kingdom.  … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 30 June 2015, #15-26B: Nazgul term at an end

By Nathan Barton The official Nazgul term is over for the year, and here are a few more items: Richard Winger at Ballot Access discusses Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) proposal to have retention elections for the nine Nazgul every eight … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-25B: Border jumpers and Congress

Congress in action – Border jumpers Corker: If Bill Says ‘Immigration Reform,’ Some Senators ‘Won’t Support It’ (CNSNews.com) Nathan: Don’t you think that is better than supporting every bill that crosses their desk? Mama’s Note: Indeed… Doing nothing, gridlock, cross … Continue reading

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