Category Archives: Nathan’s Rants

A need to liberate children and families

By Nathan Barton As I’ve been concentrating on schools and education recently, I was pleased to find an article at the Foundation for Economic Education about an Arizona legislator who has called for the repeal of compulsory schooling.  The article … Continue reading

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Divorce and separation of and in universities and colleges

By Nathan Barton What or who should control training and education? Especially technical education, such as science, engineering, medicine, mathematics, and related fields?  What we have now is NOT working, and increasingly dysfunctional. Lew Rockwell website has an interesting story … Continue reading

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Schools: an example of society and government arrogance

By Nathan Barton Just as the Thanksgiving/Christmas season is always flavored (or marred) by political controversies over free speech and freedom of (from) religion, so the high school and college graduation season is frequently marked by clashes on religion in … Continue reading

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Politics as a blood sport

By Nathan Barton Yesterday’s incredible display of poor marksmanship fortunately seems to have resulted in just one death – that of the perp.  Maybe. I and many people are grateful for that, and have prayed for those hit and their … Continue reading

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Infidelanda

By Nathan Barton Indiana – Infidelanda, apparently. Muslims are “outraged” that a billboard east of Indianapolis tells “untruths” about their Prophet Mohammed (peanut butter und honig).  In the article, USA Today equates the billboard to the man who attacked two … Continue reading

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Giving up

By Nathan Barton When do you give up?  When do you say it is all too much, and it is time to just stop. Most (or many) libertarians have a phrase for it: “Going Galt.”  Most readers will know this, … Continue reading

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Racism rears its ugly head

By Nathan Barton Apparently, some part of “The Resistance” based in Louisiana State University (LSU) is demonstrating their incredible racism by demanding that the LSU mascot, the Tigers, be replaced by a different one.  They claim that the Tiger is … Continue reading

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