Monthly Archives: July 2016

Truth or not – the cycle continues, so be prepared

By Nathan Barton A frequent correspondent sent me a long list of headlines and links to various stories in the aftermath of the Dallas sniper(s) incident, pointing out claims of a FedGov-inspired “Summer of Chaos” ™ (Pending) and conspiracy claims … Continue reading

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And so it begins… ?

By Nathan Barton How many people today remember the year 1968, and the violence which wracked the Fifty States (then, still, the United States, even if in a downward spiral of a century’s duration)? The protests and riots, the “barbeque” … Continue reading

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What did we expect?

By Nathan Barton Seriously. I don’t know if anyone actually ran a poll asking the question, “Do you truly expect the FBI and/or Justice Department to indict Hillary Clinton for her breaking federal law with her ‘private’ e-mail antics?” But … Continue reading

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Grassroots, Democrat style

by Nathan Barton The GOP isn’t the only one with “grass roots” mania. I dunno; maybe the GOP are cattle and the Dems are sheep, or something like that. (Yes, I know I called the GOP grassroots sheep; maybe the … Continue reading

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Grassroots, GOP style

By Nathan Barton I’m seeing and hearing a lot of conservatives, mostly Republicans, who are taking action to try and “take back” the GOP at the local and state level, in Colorado, Wyoming, and South Dakota. This seems to happen … Continue reading

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The Somme, Canada Day, and the Second and Fourth of July

By Nathan Barton On the 1st of July, I wrote of the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of the Somme, and how it crafted the world in which we live in 2016. Let me expand on that a bit. The … Continue reading

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A self-governor’s reflections on the Somme a century later.

By Nathan Barton I’ve been there. I’ve seen it. I stood on the great Canadian memorial to their dead at Vimy Ridge, I saw the memorial with the names of 72,000+ dead whose bodies were never recovered at Thiepval. I … Continue reading

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