Tag Archives: South Dakota

The Great Sales Tax Scam

By Nathan Barton The great guys at Agora Financial/Laissez Faire sent this out recently: For the record: As anticipated here [Agora Financial] Tuesday, the Supreme Court has just cleared the way for states to start collecting sales tax from online … Continue reading

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A PS to “How stupid do they think South Dakotans are?”

By Nathan Barton This is just a post-script to the recent commentary, to give someone credit where credit is due. The proposal discussed in the last part of the commentary is actually a variation (and watering down) of something that … Continue reading

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How stupid do they think South Dakotans are? (An election tale)

By Nathan Barton In South Dakota, this election, there are several constitutional amendments being proposed. Amendment T purports to “remove politics” from the legislative redistricting process by creating a special commission. The advocates’ slogan is “The voters select their legislators, … Continue reading

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Racism in Geography – A Case Study and Speculations

By Nathan Barton Warning: Massive rant ahead! Maybe even a tirade. Government destroys everything it touches: makes it worse and worse until at last, there is nothing (worthwhile) left. Last week, in the news in South Dakota, we found that … Continue reading

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Aren’t they always?

By Nathan Barton Debby and I somehow got on the SD Democratic Party’s (that’s South Dakota, not San Diego) e-mail list, and now and then we think about unsubscribing (assuming they would let us, and not consider it a form … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 08 August 2015, #15-31D: Government Messes and Other Evils

By Nathan Barton Got a double helping of commentary today, but on just a few stories.  What a MESS government makes of things: but they aren’t the only evil we have to deal with. Another week, another VA scandal. This … Continue reading

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Rustling, revolvers, and rational thinking

By Nathan Barton In the UK, Sheep and cattle rustling soars as rural thieves target livestock over machinery, (as reported in Freedom News Daily from our friends at ISIL) while meat prices hit all time highs (at least in living … Continue reading

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