Category Archives: Commentary on the News

The art of the deal – January 2018

By Nathan Barton The cries are loud.  Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recinded the Obummer-issued memo telling the nation’s federal prosecutors to leave off on pursuing cannabis pushers and users in the growing number of states that have legalized medical … Continue reading

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The destruction of business by government

By Nathan Barton For decades, I have seen this happen, and it long precedes my lifetime.  Governments, constantly seeking more and more power (control) and (of course) money, are quick to take advantage of perceived lack of services in (and … Continue reading

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The terror of liberty

By Nathan Barton This popped up on my desktop this morning. That evil state legislature of Oregon, once such a bastion of compassionate concern and care by government, has terrorized its people in this new year of 2018. As reported … Continue reading

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Dealing with the 21st century police state

By Nathan Barton The Home School Legal Defense Association (HSLDA) recently sent an email, describing a really bad situation they are trying to help. Here is an edited version of what they published. (With comments by Mama Liberty and me.): … Continue reading

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Arrogance and evil

By Nathan Barton The new TrumpTax now seems a done deal, but on Tuesday the 19th of December, it was a bizarre sort of public spectacle as the House and Senate debated it, voted on it, traded back and forth, … Continue reading

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A merry Christmas, indeed … and an example of liberty

By Nathan Barton Fortunately, the Christmas season always brings stories of good things that people do for each other, and here are a couple. On Sunday the 17th of December, when Atlanta Airport had a massive power outage that shut … Continue reading

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It’s a battle, not the war (FISA Sec 702)

By Nathan Barton John Whitehead of the Rutherford Institute addresses a serious situation we face in the next two weeks in his recent commentary via Laissez Faire). Here is the heart of his analysis: As it now stands, Section 702 … Continue reading

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