Category Archives: Nathan’s Rants

Religion and government – secular views

By Nathan Barton Thomas Paine today is claimed as an atheist, supposedly because he lived before Darwin “proved” that you didn’t need to have a Creator.  Before that, we are told, Paine and others were “deists” – those who believed … Continue reading

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The corruption of government spreads

By Nathan Barton “Power corrupts.  And absolute power corrupts absolutely.” – Lord Acton Today, we take government corruption for granted. Indeed, government corruption has been a feature (NOT a defect) of government since Nimrod started his little empire in Mesopotamia … Continue reading

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Who is in charge?

By Nathan Barton Bear with me: this is going to start on a religious note, but we’ll soon get to the political and societal side of things. More and more, as I study the Bible and religious matters, by myself … Continue reading

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How wonderfully hypocritical

By Nathan Barton Ari Armstong, a libertarian Republican in Colorado, just published his latest Colorado Freedom Report, discussing the response of the Colorado congressional delegation to the hot political fad of the month, trashing the Donald for the policy of … Continue reading

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Things to do to keep from getting shot

By Nathan Barton … and maybe killed. A Baker’s Dozen ™ How not to die by shooting. There are some very common sense ways to avoid dying (or just getting wounded) with guns, especially here in the Fifty States.  Here … Continue reading

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How do we fight evil?

By Nathan Barton You may have read this story recently: A national lemonade company is helping kids busted for illegal lemonade stands. The Company is CountryTime. It is their response to a problem that has been around for years, but … Continue reading

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Does it matter?

By Nathan Barton You may have seen this picture. Apparently a lot of people have, thanks to the former 1600 PA squatter’s speechwriter Jon Favreau. He had shared the images on Twitter, mistakenly believing they were taken during Donald Trump’s presidency, … Continue reading

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