Monthly Archives: January 2019

Imperial holiday this weekend?

By Nathan Barton As we approach the one-month mark on the “partial government shutdown,” we find more and more dire predictions about the catastrophe looming, which has just not yet hit the Fifty States. Being distracted by a good many … Continue reading

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Shutdown demonstrates the future

By Nathan Barton As the current partial government shutdown continues and sets a modern record for the Fedgov’s closure, it may be that we are seeing the future. No, it is NOT a future that looks like the National Mall … Continue reading

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Truckers dilemma

By Nathan Barton Business Insider’s recently discussed “Black Smoke Matters.” This brought to mind frequent sightings as my family and I traveled the roads this last year. A Facebook group (with an 11-member board) is organizing truckers for a one-day … Continue reading

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Latest weapons industry advocacy bill introduced in Senate

By Nathan Barton The delightful and compassionate senior Senator for California led a cabal of dozens of Democratic senators in introducing this important bill in the US Senate this week. According to a press release by the revered Conscript Mother, … Continue reading

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Honesty, yes … but about what? And more examples of the world going bonkers.

By Nahtan Barton As the FedGov sets a new record for government shutdowns (even though it is a very limited one), 2019 is starting out as an epic year of weirdness and frankly, insanity. Before I provide more examples, here … Continue reading

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France – Part II

By Nathan Barton Considering the Yellow Vest protests (even rebellion) in recent weeks, we left my journey through the history of French revolutions, rebellions, and protests in 1945, freed (by their own, not just Allied (British Empire and United States), … Continue reading

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Life is unfair – and so is death

By Nathan Barton “Life’s unfair… and then you die,” is a saying that you don’t hear much.  Especially not in the Fifty States of the 21st Century. Neither is another once-commonly accepted concept: you are responsible for the results of … Continue reading

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