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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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Libertarian Commentary on the News 11 November 2015 (Veterans Day), #15-45B: Paranoia & Armistice Day

by Nathan Barton Do not expect me to laud or sob for Veterans Day. Originally Armistice Day, it commemorates the official end of that bloody horror called “The Great War” and 22 years later renamed into “The First World War,” … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 20 July 2015, #15-29A: Drums of War

By Nathan Barton War came back to the Homeland again last week. Constantly on Friday, I heard the statement reported over and over that the investigators were unable to “determine the motive” of the young man who killed four Marines, … Continue reading

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