Monthly Archives: April 2019

Where’s the media?

By Nathan Barton Last week in Phoenix, a horrific incident played out, resulting in four deaths: three from gunshot and one from beating with a baseball bat. To add to the horror, one of the shooting victims was a 5-year-old … Continue reading

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Government: scams on the increase

By Nathan Barton (Speaking of Tax Freedom Day!) Every so often, we get a warning about some new scam, where someone says that (for a fee) they can help us get free money from “Uncle Sugar” or some state agency. … Continue reading

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Happy Tax Freedom Day

By Nathan Barton Wow! This is Tax Freedom Day, 16 April 2019, just the day after Income Tax Day (may it be remembered in infamy). Erica York of the Tax Foundation wrote, “Tax Freedom Day, is a significant date for … Continue reading

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Notre Dame, a symbol of our times

By Nathan Barton Today, on an island in the Seine, the magnificant Cathedral of Notra-Dame-de-Paris is burning, perhaps to the foundations.  The famed edifice, the number-one tourist attraction in France and perhaps all Europe, with 18 million visitors a year … Continue reading

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Do the courts care? Do we?

By Nathan Barton Too many people who claim to be lovers of liberty (libertarians and Libertarians, including anarchists (of the free-market persuasion), are very quick to push the “rights” of homosexuals, transsexuals, and similar persons. Clearly, these people are human … Continue reading

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False accusations

By Nathan Barton Today, the buzzword is “fake-news” but it isn’t something new. Almost anyone can be branded as evil (or just bad) by fake news. For example, last year, a college football player has been vindicated after being accused … Continue reading

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Do we really expect anything different?

By Nathan Barton Each day, my inbox is filled with stories and emails talking about the extreme views of various people.  On the one hand, the Tranzi (liberal, regressive) press and political leaders scream about the horrific attitudes and actions … Continue reading

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