Category Archives: Commentary on the News

It’s stupid – but is it government’s business?

By Nathan Barton Should it be illegal? The Atlanta Journal-Constition tells us that in Georgia, bureaucrats are telling a couple what name they can NOT give their child. “An Atlanta family is at odds with the state over their right … Continue reading

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When are we going to learn?

By Nathan Barton The end of the world is upon us.  A dozen or more children could have been killed, as Columbine 2.0 (or Sandy Hook 2.0) was narrowly avoided by a vigilant and expertly trained and experienced preschool teacher. … Continue reading

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It is NOT about “helping people”

By Nathan Barton I heard it on the radio, and the New York Daily News is very excited about it, and how it shows all rich people are not evil, greedy, heartless monsters. It seems that eighty of New York’s upper … Continue reading

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Is this aggression? Do we need government to protect us from this?

By Nathan Barton A recent story states that a Dallas-area media reporter-writer has gotten the FBI to arrest a man in Maryland for sending him a tweet that triggered a epileptic seizure, which was a known hazard for the journalist. … Continue reading

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How much more pitiful can these people get?

by Nathan Barton The advocates for manmade global warming are indeed worthy of pity as they humiliate themselves with more and more outrageous and pathetic claims about the horrors of global warming, even as their past claims and predictions are … Continue reading

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Space: the ultimate war zone

By Nathan Barton Some more people are waking up to the potential of space, for commerce and war if not for liberty. As reported by Space.com, Elon Musk announced that SpaceX plans to fly two people around Luna by the … Continue reading

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Don’t rein in my parade

By Nathan Barton With St. Patrick’s Day coming up on Friday, a number of places held their St. Patrick’s Day parades on Saturday or Sunday.  As with Christmas, it appears that St. Paddy’s Day is a political football.  The news … Continue reading

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