Monthly Archives: June 2019

Bloody hands

By Nathan Barton The severe beating of Massachusetts Senator Charles Sumner by North Carolina Congressman Preston Brooks in the Senate Chamber on the afternoon of 22 May 1856 is emblematic of the increasing tension between the Northern and the Southern states … Continue reading

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Government returns to its origins

By Nathan Barton On 6 June 2019, this story appeared at the website The Political Insider. It seems that the Democratic House of Representatives is booting out God. Democrats Are Indeed Removing ‘So Help Me God’ From House Committee Oaths … Continue reading

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Madness spikes – and not just in government

By Nathan Barton The press (old and new media) continues to try and demonstrate (and prove) the world is going mad.  Here are just a few examples:

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D-Day, 75 years ago – Part 2

By Rudyard Kipling TOMMY I went into a public-‘ouse to get a pint o’ beer, The publican ‘e up an’ sez, “We serve no red-coats here.” The girls be’ind the bar they laughed an’ giggled fit to die, I outs … Continue reading

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D-Day, 75 years ago

By Nathan Barton The pictures are horrific. The stories, even more so.  The count of the dead is mindboggling, at least to Americans. D-Day, Normandy Invasion, 75 years ago.  The last survivors, last veterans of that dangerous and desperate invasion … Continue reading

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Circling the drain

By Nathan Barton It is hard to see things deteriorate and decay.  bad enough to see the scrapes and scratches and dents on that old car that was your pride and joy a few years ago.  Even worse to open … Continue reading

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The eyes of Texas are NOT upon you

By Nathan Barton It is an example I hope is followed by many of the Fifty States. According to a Fox News story, “Drivers in the Lone Star State are about to be seeing less red. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott announced … Continue reading

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