Tag Archives: Stupidity

Ignorance, hypocrisy, and other character defects

By Nathan Barton While I am concentrating on conservatives and liberals in this article, does it not apply to virtually all of us?  We can all be ignorant, unknowing, hypocrites, inconsistent, and prone to attacking others with hurtful words or … Continue reading

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Arrogance (and stupidity) beyond belief

By Nathan Barton This was discussed in Laissez Faire today.  It is incredible – and I was sure it must be from The Onion. (It was only in one of LF’s e-mail newsletters, so no link.  But even New Scientist  … Continue reading

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Spiraling downward

By Nathan Barton There are times when things seem to be swimming around the drain, faster and faster as the spiral gets tighter and tighter. Incompetence in business, in institutions (religious and educational), and in government at all levels grows. … Continue reading

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Stupidity or malice? A case study

By Nathan Barton Did some staffer in the Obama Administration accidentally confuse customs of modern society and give Iranian nuclear facilities a money bomb instead of a high-explosives bombing? Or was it accidental? Was this the large scale equivalent of … Continue reading

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Freedom and stupidity

Libertarian Commentary #16-20D By Nathan Barton Supposedly, we all have the right to be stupid. But I wonder, can freedom and stupidity coexist? Gasp! Freedom is restored! Or is it not liberty, but license: Colorado residents will now be able … Continue reading

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Are We Stupid? “Alternative Media” Apparently Thinks So

By Nathan Barton How stupid are we? Coming across my desktop today (Monday, the 18th of January, 2016) was an article from Freedom Outpost News, in a link in an e-mail from the organization, one of the “alternative media” and … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 23 December 2015, #15-51C: Holidays and Government Stupidity

By Nathan Barton A merry Christmas and other holidays to all. I’ve no problem with wishing everyone a merry Christmas and even a happy New Year; sorry if you are offended. To be honest, I’m probably more offended by Christmas … Continue reading

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