Monthly Archives: June 2016

The price of losing liberty – putting up with stupidity

By Nathan Barton The decline into stupidity accelerated in the last few weeks, and continues to do so. There are two BIG examples: the reaction to the Orlando Massacre, and Brexit. Let’s talk about the massacre. The Orlando Massacre seems … Continue reading

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Government gone wild: out of the bedroom, into the bathroom

by Nathan Barton Raw Story reports that New York City has joined the latest political fad, as their Council approves a unisex bathroom requirement. “The New York City Council on Tuesday (last week) approved a law requiring single-stall public bathrooms … Continue reading

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Celebrate!

By Nathan Barton Last Thursday, by about 52 to 48 percent, British subjects of Her Majesty voted to divorce the island nation from the European Union, triggering celebration and panic and predictions of a glorious future and a hideous future. … Continue reading

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*acebook: enemy of liberty and privacy?

By Nathan Barton Government and other criminals (pirates, slavers, burglars, con-artists, etc.) are not the only enemies of liberty, including our rights of privacy and many others. Consider the big, and increasingly powerful, social media, information technology companies, and food … Continue reading

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The bizarre case of “Creepytings” and the limits of government

By Nathan Barton One of the major problems today is unrealistic expectations of government. Even for those who believe that government is morally justified (it is not), they expect government to do and prevent things which are frankly impossible, regardless … Continue reading

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Who do we believe?

By Nathan Barton Funny how two very similar events are interpreted so totally differently by the mainstream AND the alternative media. Consider recent events in the Western Pacific (the Far East) involving the Chinese and United States navies. The Mirror … Continue reading

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Is there an acceptable size and role of government?

By Nathan Barton Several years ago, on a South Dakota forum, a self-described “liberal” posed the question, what should be the role and size of government?  His perspective was intended to be provocative, as the forum is mostly populated by a … Continue reading

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