Category Archives: Commentary on the News

Bitcoin – tool for liberty or just another tool for tyranny?

By Nathan Barton MIT just published a story about Communist China’s central bank testing a digital currency to use instead of (in competition with) Bitcoin and all the rest. “Speeches and research papers from officials at the People’s Bank of … Continue reading

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Nice to know – slavery still legal and expanding in the Fifty States

By Nathan Barton The Nine Nazgul (the US Supreme Court) have once again affirmed that slavery is the law of the land.  Tax slavery, of course, but still legal.  And expanding. The issue was the Nazgul announcement on 26 June … Continue reading

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On track for 1,000 dead in 2017

By Nathan Barton According to the WaPo, once more in 2017, about a thousand people will be killed by cops shooting them. About the same as in 2016 and 2015, in fact. Assuming the WaPo data is accurate: RI, WY, … Continue reading

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Another day – another shooting

By Nathan Barton This is officially “workplace violence” and maybe it is. People in a huge hospital in NYC (the Bronx) were attacked by a doctor who had apparently been fired from its employ some time ago.  Thanks to Scott, … Continue reading

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When is self-defense NOT?

By Nathan Barton In California, convenience store owner Min Kim was just convicted of manslaughter for gunning down the criminal who tried to rob his store, and he will be in prison for eight years.  As reported in Freedom Post, … Continue reading

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Badges of honor – Part 2

By Nathan Barton And so I come to a last story and another whole slew of badges of honor.  Again from The Blaze, we see that several Christian organizations well known for their defense of traditional marriage have been labeled … Continue reading

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Badges of honor – part 1

By Nathan Barton A person’s (or organization’s) character is often better known by seeing who their enemies are, and not who their friends are. We see that all the time.  The Blaze reported recently that California’s Tranzi state government (the … Continue reading

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