Category Archives: Nathan’s Rants

Business as usual – for gun-haters

Over at Bearing Arms, the attempts by “Everytown” (the anti-defense group set up as shills for Bloomberg) to justify closing of gun shops as “non-essential” by New York, Los Angeles, and other localities are demolished. Good job, Cam. But it … Continue reading

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Is the novel coronavirus pandemic the end of environmentalism?

The Beer Flu panic has triggered massive changes in American (and world) society. These changes may or may not continue once the danger (and fear and panic) subsides. We have yet to see. One of the critical areas is the … Continue reading

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Just a reminder – power corrupts

NOTE: This was supposed to be a commentary that didn’t deal directly with the Beer Flu Panic (COVID-19 Pandemic). But it seems to be impossible to avoid it. Power corrupts. And the more power, the more corruption. A process we … Continue reading

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Guam endangered by COVID-19 – but not in the usual way

According to Johns Hopkins, Guam (as of 1 April 2020) has 77 cases of Beer Flu and 2 deaths. But that is about to change. The USS Theodore Roosevelt, with more than 4,000 sailors, has at least 300 corona-ill on-board, … Continue reading

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The hammer comes down in New York City

“Power corrupts, and absolute power corrupts absolutely.” (Lord Acton’s dictim) This has proven true time and time again, and once more we are seeing that in the “Land of the (Once) Free” (TM) and the “Home of the (No-longer) Brave.” … Continue reading

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Musing about populism

My recent commentary, “The Bloomberg File,” prompted Tom Knapp and I into a brief discussion regarding populism. (Or if you prefer, “Populism.”) Tom pointed out that the only true populist was a libertarian; implying that true populism is libertarianism. I … Continue reading

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Are we reaching the end of “The United States of America” now?

Over the weekend, the panic over the novel coronavirus has continued to ramp up. Among the current trends: more governors are starting to close the borders of their states. Here is a list of those claimed to be doing so:

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