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Is there safety in numbers?

By Nathan Barton Ron Paul recently discussed the latest report by the NSA on their domestic surveillance program: they monitored half-a-billion domestic phone calls and text messages in 2017. Now, that sounds like a lot, doesn’t it?  But after all, … Continue reading

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*acebook: enemy of liberty and privacy?

By Nathan Barton Government and other criminals (pirates, slavers, burglars, con-artists, etc.) are not the only enemies of liberty, including our rights of privacy and many others. Consider the big, and increasingly powerful, social media, information technology companies, and food … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 01 December 2015, #15-48B: Clunkers and Junkers

By Nathan Barton If you haven’t had one yourself, you know someone who has: an old clunker that just keeps breaking down, one thing after another, and always a bit more expensive. Finally, you give up and decide it is … 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, #14-28D: Stupid people and agencies

By Nathan Barton Good morning, and enjoy the heat!  Did you know that the recent cold spell is all the fault of man made global warming?  The “polar vortex” is due to instability in the Arctic, which is caused by … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-44B: Tranzis, Communists, Tyrants

East Asian Front – Tranzis and Communists Coercion and Abuses Remain at Core of China’s Birth-Limitation Policy (CNSNews.com) Nathan: What WOULD be a proper “birth policy” for any nation or government to have?  “Let  them alone.”  Let the parents decide … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #13-41B: Federal Evil On Parade

The War on the West – Stupid government tyranny Kid Cages at School Bus Stops Spark Outrage (Townhall) Serious problems with wolves are not limited to their capacity to kill. They are known carriers of disease that can cause severe … Continue reading

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