Category Archives: Commentary on the News

Don’t believe it…

By Nathan Barton Yesterday, the POTUS-to-be had a news conference and gave a lot of us a great deal of pleasure by attacking the media, including those right there in the room with him, for their lies and overall behavior. … Continue reading

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My oh my – what’s that cloud in the sky?

By Nathan Barton A pro-cannabis-legalization web site, Smell the Truth reports that the DC mayor says that arrests are unlikely for “smoking weed” at Trump inauguration. “The few attendants of Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration should have little to worry about … Continue reading

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Societal collapse – again?

By Nathan Barton Things are getting bad again, south of the border (of Texas, NM, AZ, and CA). Very bad. It wasn’t in the radio or TV news, but the Guardian (British) reported it, and Zero Hedge picked it up. … Continue reading

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Any excuse…

By Nathan Barton With the New Year, her Majesty’s Scottish subjects lose a little bit more of their liberty – the little they have left under the draconian-nanny Labour government, as entrenched north of Hadrian’s Wall as the Democrats are … Continue reading

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No good deed…

By Nathan Barton We all know the saying, “No good deed goes unpunished.” It was the (unofficial) motto of several Engineer units with which I served or knew well. Always a bunch of recent examples, but here is one that … Continue reading

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The Daily Hate?

By Nathan Barton I believe that the novel 1984 was where I first encountered the bizarre progressive-socialist-liberal custom of “the Daily Hate.” A very public (yet restricted) version, significantly perverted, of the Biblical idea of “confess your sins one to … Continue reading

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War on the West, entering a new phase?

By Nathan Barton With a new massa supposedly moving into 1600 in less than a month (assuming things go for him on Monday the 19th), lots of old issues are getting revved up again. One is the War of the … Continue reading

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Reports of its death are greatly exaggerated

By Nathan Barton James A Haught, in CounterPunch writes about the “long, slow death of religion” in America. “By now, it’s clear that religion is fading in America, as it has done in most advanced Western democracies. Dozens of surveys … Continue reading

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King Congress the Cowardly

By Nathan Barton I call it “Barton’s Theory of Organizational Personality,” and first developed it as a young (but experienced) 1st Lieutenant with six years of college, two years of industrial work, and three years of military active duty behind … Continue reading

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Population growth, economics, freedom, and religion

By Nathan Barton One of the interesting news items last week was that Utah’s population crossed the 3.0 million mark as it became the nation’s fastest-growing state over the last year. Its population increased 2.0 percent to 3.1 million from … Continue reading

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