Category Archives: Commentary on the News

The price of defense? (More on building a wall)

By Nathan Barton An interesting (if biased) question was asked on a forum recently. Why do we need Trump to build the wall when a private company already builds one cheaper and faster with crowdfunding while the Democrats and judges … Continue reading

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Not all cops are total losers – but

By Nathan Barton It is easy to brand all police officers – and their cousins, government-employed security guards – as evil and total losers, who love to flaunt their power and ride roughshod over anyone and everyone. Sadly, this stereotype … Continue reading

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Communism returns to the Heartland

By Nathan Barton Colorado’s “AOC” is now on the Denver City Council, having defeated a veteran (and socialist) Democrat councilman in a runoff election last week. As reported by Westword, an “activist” community paper, this woman (Candi CdeBaca) has a … Continue reading

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The “Nazi” Card

By Nathan Barton It’s more and more common these days, in politics and elsewhere.  Federal, state, local level politics especially. Social controversies. Nasty playground fights.  Even divorce court. It is the ultimate ad hominem attack: “she’s just a *^&)& Nazi.”  … Continue reading

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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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