Category Archives: Commentary on the News

Too much time on their hands…

By Nathan Barton I don’t know how long the legislative sessions of the sovereign State of Michigan are, but… According to a story from the Daily Wire, it is apparently too long – way too long. Obviously, all the important … Continue reading

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Shocking – a good idea from an unlikely source

By Nathan Barton Sometimes, people can shock you.  Maybe it is the bully that runs out into the street to rescue a kitten (or even one of his victims) from being hit. Sometimes it is the three-year-old who can’t remember … Continue reading

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Just shut down and stay that way

By Nathan Barton Although I disagree with my brother Phil Robertson on many things both religious and political, his comments as posted at The Blaze make me want to hug him.  He’s cut straight to the point.  (You can also … Continue reading

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Illegal immigrants, government, and Jesus (part 2)

By Nathan Barton Last commentary I lamented the death of the young Guatemalan girl, while in custody of the Border Patrol in New Mexico.  The tragedy, like so many others was a direct result of government policies and actions. That … Continue reading

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It’s about the children – get rid of gravel trucks!

By Nathan Barton As part of my environmental work, I subscribe to Aggregates Manager, whose daily newsletter carried an article this morning about a fatality in Texas. A gravel truck tee-boned a vehicle with four people, injuring three and killing … Continue reading

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Bush 41 – now history

By Nathan Barton For the next twenty-five days, the flags of the Fifty States will fly at half-staff, for yet another fallen leader and veteran. With the huge state funeral coming on Wednesday the 5th, we will again hear all … Continue reading

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Government complexity and failure – illustrated in blood

By Nathan Barton On Saturday the 10th, tragedy struck Moab, Utah. At the Intrepid Potash Mine (seen above, from Google Maps), down the Colorado River from the popular tourist town, three men were removing a pump. The equipment touched a … Continue reading

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