Tag Archives: Tranzis

Well, it is over

By Nathan Barton Well, it is done. So far, the Chicken Littles have not been accurate: no coup to prevent the usual process of a new Massa taking over. No last minute invasion of Russia (with the bogus claim that … 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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Sand in the gas tank?

By Nathan Barton Bad as sand in the gears is, traditionally sand in the gas tank – the fuel supply – is a lot worse. Although there are those who debunk this claim, together with the idea of sugar in … Continue reading

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A big welcome to liberals and even Tranzis

by Nathan Barton A BIG welcome to our liberal friends – and even a few Tranzis, I hope! As Larry Correia, science fiction writer and somewhat libertarian, pointed out in his recent excellent column, “A Handy Guide for Liberals Who … Continue reading

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Secession – California Style – preparing for it

By Nathan Barton The LA Times has said it, so it must be so. Right? In a story, they have said that California “can’t” secede. The columnist gives four or five reasons: a. California would have to “win the ensuing … Continue reading

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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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