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Government and… (Examples of Why “Government is Bad”)

Nathan’s Rants: Living Free Government (and by that I mean mandated, nonvoluntary, “monopoly (or near-monopoly) of force” government), is bad for people. History demonstrates that government and its actions have violently killed and caused directly or indirectly more premature deaths … Continue reading

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Irrational actions and reactions

Libertarian Commentary #16-07B by Nathan A Barton Irrational actions: Grocery store chains (Krogers, Safeway/Albertsons, etc.) have long been some of the most ardent of supporters of the USDA’s welfare program for families (“food stamps,” now called SNAP. Will this change? … Continue reading

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Insanity – is it catching?

Libertarian commentary on the News, #16-5E, 05 FEB2016 By Nathan Barton A few commentaries ago, I noted that Canada’s dollar exchange rate is about as low as I can ever recall it being. Part of that was clearly due to … Continue reading

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Technology and Old-Fashioned Ways

Libertarian Commentary #16-05B By Nathan Barton I am a very strong believer in human creativity and science: real, theoretical and practical science, not the Soviet-style political (politically tainted) science we find in government agencies, universities, and “foundations” associated with government. … Continue reading

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Liberty and Money, Money and Liberty (A Rant)

by Nathan Barton Liberty Tree Quotes recently had some quotes relating to liberty and money. These in turn should make us think about what we say and do. First, we have this quote from Ayn Rand: “Until and unless you … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 16 July 2015, #15-28E: War and blood

By Nathan Barton WAR?  The US DoD said that they are ready to exercise the “military option” against Iran, despite the “agreement” (the bad deal, better than no deal) reached on Tuesday.  Israel’s PM emphasized that the State of Israel … Continue reading

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Libertarian News and Comments for 10 JUN 2015, #15-23A: Nazgul & Disabilities & More

By Nathan Barton Today, I have the commentary in two parts. Enjoy! Nazgul (Judges) especially in committees What power does Congress have?  According to a Washington Post article, not much: the Nazgul ruled Monday that the president alone has the … Continue reading

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