Tag Archives: Tranzis

Fallujah, My Lai, and the Fifty States

By Nathan Barton “We had to destroy the village in order to save it.” Heard that before? It is a quote, or claimed to be a quote, from the American Phase of the Southeast Asian War (usually called the Vietnamese … 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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The election aftermath: Irrational reactions and our reaction to them

By Nathan Barton On the day after the 2016 election for Massa, colleges and universities across the nation had to begin treating students for PTSD – Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (or perhaps more accurately Post-Trump Stress Disorder). It seems their students … Continue reading

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The Rot is Ubiquitous: government-run, tax-supported schools in 2016

By Nathan Barton Most of us know the common wisdom regarding apples: the proverb that says, “the rotten apple spoils the barrel.” In the old days (before wooden crates, which came before cardboard crates), apples were shipped from (or by) … Continue reading

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Whose side are you on?

Libertarian commentary #16-21C by Nathan Barton Oh, come on! Just how stupid are we? Or is it really more sinister, and this isn’t a stupid mistake but a plain attempt to support the state and the tyranny of the do-gooders? … Continue reading

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What if, or when? Is Trump toast?

Libertarian Commentary #18-10A,  By Nathan Barton Is Trump at the Zenith? The first week of March 2016 has been an eventful one in that stupid game called “presidential politics” here in the Fifty States. On the Democratic side, that evil … Continue reading

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Peace and Lies

Libertarian Commentary #16-08C  by Nathan Barton Peace in our time? The Epoch Times tells us, “The United States and Russia have agreed on a new ceasefire for Syria that will take effect Saturday, even as major questions over enforcing and … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 30 DEC 2015, #15-52B: Weather Judgment

By Nathan Barton It seems that the NutCases are out in force again this week, with Jeremiads about the “abnormal” weather and blaming everything from HAARP to manmade global warming to God’s punishment on the Fifty States for Hillary and … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News #15-51B: Political philosophies and relationships

By Nathan Barton Throughout history, we can often trace both the political philosophies and the family and business relationships of great tyrants and haters of liberty. That has not changed today: both philosophies and enemies of freedom and liberty share … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 23 November 2015, #15-47A: Accelerating Runaway Government

By Nathan Barton Nazgul tyranny and “lawmaking” accelerates, as we read in a story from The Blaze in a case involving the Washington Department of Ecology, eight “youth” (“represented” by an environist “children’s protection group”) and a King County judge. … Continue reading

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