Category Archives: Commentary on the News

So, they won, eh?

By Nathan Barton I got the news late yesterday: actually a bit surprising on a Sunday, but maybe I just overlooked it. The “Water Protectors” have won: the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) has had its permit denied by the US … Continue reading

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Taking Control

By Nathan Barton For the last three weeks, with amazing levels of criticism, the Massa-to-be is doing all the preparation work necessary to take control (or so he and others fondly hope) of the massive leviathan called the FedGov. Part … Continue reading

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Space Junk?

by Nathan Barton Look out! Duck! One of my favorite short stories back in the late 1960s involved confrontation between Soviet and American occupation forces on Luna, who discovered that firing large numbers of projectiles in very thin atmosphere and … Continue reading

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Lies and more lies: Ohio State “Shooting”

By Nathan Barton Back to work and commenting after a Thanksgiving weekend… The mainstream media (the “Fake News” according to several correspondents) demonstrated why they should be called that today, when a Somali Muslim student, after hours of ranting about … Continue reading

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In support of secession (Part 1)

By Nathan Barton I recently commented on efforts in California and Oregon to withdraw those states from the Union, following the election of Donald Trump as Massa (POTUS) (assuming that the Electoral College does indeed vote as expected). Since then, … Continue reading

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Preparing for war, or warning against starting one?

By Nathan Barton Preparing for war, or warning against starting one? You may have heard about this last week. Several correspondents reported, as did SHTF Plan, about the “mysterious Navy plane which flew over several western cities and states before … Continue reading

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Are we all doomed?

By Nathan Barton It is bad enough that our “democracy” has ended with the “bogus” election of Trump as Massa (according to the Tranzis). That racism and sexism and xenophobia and homophobia will see millions of people in America killed, … Continue reading

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The arrogance (and the fear) just won’t stop

By Nathan Barton Now more than a week after the latest election for Massa, and the stunning announcement that Trump defeated Clinton, Johnson, McMullin, and Stein, the news continues to pour in. The elites’ arrogance and the irrational fear continue … Continue reading

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Oh the horror of it all

By Nathan Barton The internet and the mainstream media are full of the stories, the columns, and the comments: most talking about how the world and the Fifty States will become a hideous, horrible, fear-driven place because The Donald was … Continue reading

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Election aftermath: an update

By Nathan Barton It’s Friday morning, and the news reports that anti-Trump protests have continued to spread (CNN). Police (rightly or wrongly) have declared the protests in Portland, Oregon, to be a “riot.” Protesters in Oakland have begun using Molotov … Continue reading

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