Category Archives: Commentary on the News

We don’t need people like this – and it is time we said so

By Nathan Barton You may have read about the Covington Catholic High School students in DC this weekend who abused an elderly Vietnam Vet (a Kaw, as I recall) from Michigan, in a clash between Right-to-Life marchers and the “Indigenous … Continue reading

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Imperial holiday this weekend?

By Nathan Barton As we approach the one-month mark on the “partial government shutdown,” we find more and more dire predictions about the catastrophe looming, which has just not yet hit the Fifty States. Being distracted by a good many … Continue reading

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Shutdown demonstrates the future

By Nathan Barton As the current partial government shutdown continues and sets a modern record for the Fedgov’s closure, it may be that we are seeing the future. No, it is NOT a future that looks like the National Mall … Continue reading

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Latest weapons industry advocacy bill introduced in Senate

By Nathan Barton The delightful and compassionate senior Senator for California led a cabal of dozens of Democratic senators in introducing this important bill in the US Senate this week. According to a press release by the revered Conscript Mother, … Continue reading

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Honesty, yes … but about what? And more examples of the world going bonkers.

By Nahtan Barton As the FedGov sets a new record for government shutdowns (even though it is a very limited one), 2019 is starting out as an epic year of weirdness and frankly, insanity. Before I provide more examples, here … Continue reading

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France – time for another revolution? or just another rebellion?

By Nathan Barton Since the middle of November, the streets of Paris and of other cities in La Belle France have seen weekends of protests by the “Yellow Vests,” decrying the massive fuel tax increase and other policies of the … Continue reading

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Government shutdown – two weeks and counting

By Nathan Barton Wow.  Two weeks now.  What a situation! (Please tell me, honestly, has this government shutdown REALLY created any problems for you?  Really?) I should point out that the longest government shutdown in the last fifty years was … Continue reading

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