Category Archives: Nathan’s Rants

The “civil discourse” becomes less and less civil

The new phase (campaign) of the COVID War is just one of the ways in which the social and political scene in the States and around the world have been ramping up. COVID is definitely a problem, with its masking, … Continue reading

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Ignorance is no excuse

We hear this headline constantly. And yet, time and time again, people constantly try and excuse their actions on this very basis. Of course, we should not that the people who quote this old saw to others are government employees. … Continue reading

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Special greetings: Guy Fawkes Day!

“Remember, remember, the fifth of November.” More than ever, we need the encouragement…

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The “COVID War” enters its next phase?

The OSHA “Emergency Temporary Standards” requires all PRIVATE employers with 100 or more employees to mandate “The Shot.” (That is, the COVID-19 “vaccine” jab which often seems NOT to vaccinate people against the dreaded disease.) Its publication yesterday (Thursday, 4 … Continue reading

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Is there a limit to the madness, or are we just taking a break?

A few days ago, Tom Woods reported An NBC poll finds Americans souring on vaccine mandates, perhaps as they begin to observe their consequences. The question: “Do you strongly favor, somewhat favor, somewhat oppose, or strongly oppose requiring that everyone … Continue reading

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Supply chain collapse

A couple of weeks ago, Ryan Johnson published a very interesting piece in Medium.com. He explains (1) the current shipping crisis – key to the supply chain collapse we are living through – is very likely a LONG-TERM problem, and … Continue reading

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Enough with this foreign aid stuff, anyway!

  As I closed with in the last commentary, let’s call it quits and in this last piece, look at the fears and the REAL things the States would gain from ending federal foreign aid. Thanks to Tom and others … Continue reading

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Stop foreign aid? Are you nuts?

The headline is the typical response from virtually every politician, including the vast majority in Congress, to anyone that dares to challenge the idea that because the States are “rich” we have a moral obligation to transfer billions of dollars … Continue reading

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What if DC stopped giving foreign aid?

We are told that last year, thanks to COVID, the most foreign aid ever in world history flowed from “rich nations” to “poor nations.” Something like $150 billion US according to some sources: others say it was as high as … Continue reading

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Foreign aid – such benevolence!

As the cheerleaders race out to tout the grand and glorious COP26 to be held in Glasgow, as billions of grams of “greenhouse gases” are generated by all the elites swarming the Scot city, one of the frequent memes seems … Continue reading

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