Tag Archives: war

War: clouds on the horizon

By Nathan Barton The drums of war are pounding: the dogs of war snap at their tethers, seeking to be let loose. Or so you’d believe looking at the major, mainstream media – and much of the alternate media. A … Continue reading

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Billions for conquest and tribute – not one penny for defense?

By Nathan Barton The tremendous expense of deploying a missile fleet capable in the long term of countering nuclear threats has spawned a debate in the American military establishment, as talked about in a recent Stars and Stripes article. How … Continue reading

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More war in space

By Nathan Barton Can government preserve itself in space?  Can the “new frontier” be more reliably controlled than the frontier of the Old West or the Seven Seas for centuries? Among other things, it is a matter of scope.  Which … Continue reading

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Space: the ultimate war zone

By Nathan Barton Some more people are waking up to the potential of space, for commerce and war if not for liberty. As reported by Space.com, Elon Musk announced that SpaceX plans to fly two people around Luna by the … Continue reading

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The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind

By Nathan Barton I date myself with this column, but that is fine, after spending an evening (while working, I admit) listening to Peter Paul and Mary, and the Kingston Trio, from the long distant 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. What … Continue reading

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What Price? For What?

Libertarian Commentary #16-17C By Nathan Barton A correspondent recently sent me this picture, together with the usual glorification of “our solders” as being heroes making great sacrifices for “our freedom” and “for America.”  I’ll spare you the appeals to emotion … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 16 November 2015, #15-46A: Drums of War

By Nathan Barton The drums of war are beating.  World Net Daily states that France is invoking the North Atlantic Treaty Article 5 to require ALL members of NATO go to a FORMAL war footing against the Caliphate, even while … Continue reading

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