You can’t have it both ways

By Nathan Barton

Two news stories out of Oregon today.  From Estacada comes a truly macabre story about a man carrying the severed head of his mother and stabbing a grocery store clerk.

On Friday the 26th, according to the Oregonian, on the Portland MAX public transit train  a man accosted two Muslim girls, and then killed two and wounded a third with a knife when they came to the girls’ defense.  The man with the knife is reported to be a racist hatemonger (according to the infamous SPLC) and the Oregonian stories quickly linked him to pro-Trump rallies and protests.

A year and a half ago (October 2015), a community college in Oregon was the scene of a mass killing in which ten (including the killer) died.

Keep in mind, please, this is Oregon, and these things happened in the Willamette Valley, the greenest of green liberal paradises here on earth, full of peace and good will, and is a land of pacifism as it has been from the beginning. Continue reading

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You can’t have it both ways, people

By Nathan Barton

Can I appear to defend The Donald for just a moment?  The drama-queen panic and screams of horror at his election to the positon of “the most powerful man in the world” have really not subsided in the last four (or even six) months.  The horror and fear and disgust (as expressed) are significant.

Indeed, the fears have increased, due to two major influences.  First, the Anti-Trump (or No-Trump) forces have pointed out that Trump either conspired with, or was a puppet of, Vladimir Putin to make us the United Communist States of America; not only Trump but most of his advisors and political appointees are traitors and we need only prove it to the satisfaction of a jury or panel of judges (such as the US Senate).  Second, is that Trump is so incredibly stupid, arrogant, uneducated and unable to manage anything, that he is incapable and totally unfit to be the most powerful man in the world.

These two points are made, almost hourly, by both the mainstream media and the liberal/Tranzi alternate media, 24-7. Continue reading

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Stealing to reform or transform – what’s the big diff?

By Nathan Barton

Jeff Bryant, in Our Future, has an article, “What Betsy DeVos calls “education transformation” is actually public theft.”  Again Steve notes correctly, “Amazing how “public theft” (the basis of ALL government schooling) becomes wrong only when your own agenda is being challenged.” Amen, brother!

Bryant writes in part: “Betsy DeVos wants to give your tax dollars to private schools and businesses and tell you it’s an education ‘transformation.’ That’s the main theme of an address she gave this week to a conference held by the organization she helped found and lead, the American Federation for Children. Declaring that ‘the time has expired for ‘reform” she called instead for a ‘transformation … that will open up America’s closed and antiquated education system.’ “

Obviously, Bryant thinks our education system is anything but “closed and antiquated,” but it is clear that the educrats and the teachers’ unions and the politicians want to see it MORE closed (closeted, even) and MORE antiquated: let us follow the Prussian system even closer! Continue reading

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Magic Politics

By Nathan Barton

Once again, an attempt to restrain the FedGov’s power and corruption through “legal” or “constitutional” efforts is gaining attention.

This time, it is an action in Austin, by the Texan Legislature, as reported by Breitbart and featured recently on the Glen Beck show “The Blaze.”

It is a call for an “Article V Convention” – as found in the US Constitution: “The Congress, whenever two thirds of both Houses shall deem it necessary, shall propose Amendments to this Constitution, or, on the Application of the Legislatures of two thirds of the several States, shall call a Convention for proposing Amendments, which, in either Case, shall be valid to all Intents and Purposes, as part of this Constitution, when ratified by the Legislatures of three fourths of the several States, or by Conventions in three fourths thereof, as the one or the other Mode of Ratification may be proposed by the Congress; Provided that no Amendment which may be made prior to the Year One thousand eight hundred and eight shall in any Manner affect the first and fourth Clauses in the Ninth Section of the first Article; and that no State, without its Consent, shall be deprived of its equal Suffrage in the Senate.” Continue reading

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Fascism and Anti-Fascism?

By Nathan Barton

Fighting against The Donald is not wrong.  The way in which the “Antifa” (Anti-Fascist) fights IS wrong. (Starting of course, with its definition of what is fascism.)

The recent incident in Northern Colorado, where a teacher had her class “celebrate” Cinco-de-Mayo by having them smash a  piñata with Trump’s picture, is a perfect example.  Of course, here, the teacher (now on administrative leave just like killer cops) may have taken it too far, and must herself be punished en camera for not doing this attack on Trump at the right place and in the right way.  I presume that if the teacher had requested “release time” for her students to have a “learning experience” for Cinco-de-Mayo off-campus, it might have been acceptable.

But the point about schools is that they are seen by the Tranzis and their like to be valuable sites to conduct things such as this.  The “educational value” of this activity was determined by the opportunity to propagandize young minds, either to reinforce what they have already been taught or to wipe out what they believed (and perhaps were taught by their parents). Continue reading

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Fake and Dangerous “Self Defense”

By MamaLiberty

7 Improvised Defense Weapons That Could Save Your Life is presented(evidently) in all seriousness. There isn’t a single word in the entire article worth your time or attention. In fact, relying on this kind of advice can very easily get you seriously injured or dead.

Of course you should always be prepared to fight with everything/anything you’ve got, even if it is only tooth and nails… but why would you intentionally leave yourself so limited and vulnerable?

First, there isn’t a word in the article about situational awareness, or any of the other important parts of avoiding confrontation and attack! The scene presented here is of two assailants approaching you in a dark parking lot. You are alone and one of the probable attackers has a knife.

So, the advice is that you prepare (ahead of time, thank goodness) to use your keys, a pen, a credit card… to inflict as much damage as possible on the attacker. On the guy with a knife? Yeah sure, that will work out wonderfully. The knife is longer than the keys or credit card, remember, and MUCH sharper. Any knife is an effective weapon that can inflict a great deal of serious damage to your body very quickly. Do you really want to get close enough to the knife to have any chance in hell to use the keys or anything like them, even if you could possibly use them effectively? The guy with the knife isn’t going to stand there and LET you poke him in the eye with a pen. Continue reading

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Colleges: breeding grounds for evil

By Nathan Barton

Simon Black, on his website “Sovereign Man” published an excellent article, “If you can keep it.”  It is worth reading and worth quite a bit of commentary.

But today I’ll quote just one part, where he said something that I disagree with, and triggered some thoughts concerning colleges and liberty.

“The First Amendment, which ensures that Congress can make no law restricting freedom of speech, press, religion, and peaceable assembly, has become almost a punch line.

Ironically the greatest assault on Free Speech today doesn’t even come from government, but from university students who protest against any ideas they find offensive.  Violence on university campuses is now common as students come out of their Safe Spaces to physically obstruct and violently impede controversial speakers.  Any statement that doesn’t conform to their very narrow agenda is now considered hate speech.  And it’s the students themselves who want any sign of dissent banned, and more mandatory indoctrination of their newspeak ideology.”

All of this is true enough, Simon, but it isn’t quite the whole story. Continue reading

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