Category Archives: History of Liberty

Revolution and counter-revolution: enemies and The Enemy

By Nathan Barton We are the heirs of the American Revolution. They are the heirs of the French and Haitian and Bolshevik Revolutions — the heirs of the street mobs, of the guillotine and the gulag. Actually, they are COUNTER-Revolutionaries: … Continue reading

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At last! A reason to support this new pogrom – Woodrow Wilson

We watch the increasingly shrill (and violent) attacks on anything and everything that can possibly be labeled as “racist.” This is exploding from the Twenty-Dollar Revolt over the killing of Minneapolis criminal George Floyd by a “racist” obviously abusive jack-booted … Continue reading

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What is a dictator?

Following up “What is a tyrant?” The dictionary tells us DICTATOR  a ruler with total power over a country, typically one who has obtained control by force; a person who behaves in an autocratic way; (in ancient Rome) a chief … Continue reading

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A Baker’s Dozen ™ characteristics of a police state

We frequently hear warnings of the Fifty States (or some one state) becoming a “police state.” Merriam-Webster’s Police state definition is – a political unit characterized by repressive governmental control of political, economic, and social life usually by an arbitrary exercise of power … Continue reading

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What is a tyrant?

TYRANT “a cruel and oppressive ruler” and “a person exercising power or control in a cruel, unreasonable, or arbitrary way.  Synonyms: dictator, despot, autocrat, absolute ruler, authoritarian, oppressor. This is clear enough, although I tend to distinguish somewhat between “dictator” … Continue reading

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Welcome to the new “Axis of Evil”

Today, we see our societies and economies crumble around us, a process driven by politicians, the media, fear and panic. Liberty seems to be disappearing like water out of a draining tub. Anyone who resists the extreme measures and destruction … Continue reading

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First Amendment further trashed – State by State

Breitbart News reports that police showed up to “warn” a congregation that they were violating the “law” (executive order of the Dictator of California and his deputy dictator of public health) by gathering for worship on Sunday afternoon, the 5th, … Continue reading

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Progressivism and Prohibition – the awful aftermath

Having looked briefly at the relationship between Progressivism (Regressivism), Prohibition, and the Social Gospel, we now move closer in time to today. Even though Prohibition was repealed nationally in 1937, its evils remain with us today. Although supposedly the Social … Continue reading

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Progressivism and Prohibition – History and implications

Progressivism – which I believe is a key element and ally of Transnational Socialism (Tranzis) and which I think of more and more as “Regressivism” – has been an unfortunate and evil facet of American society and politics for a … Continue reading

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Prohibition – 100 years today

Today, 16 January 2020, is the one-hundredth anniversary of the implementation of National Prohibition, when the 18th Amendment to the US Constitution officially took effect. I’m posting a series of commentaries over the next several days about Prohibition, its relationship … Continue reading

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