Tag Archives: civic religion

Modern American cult of death

By Nathan Barton Aretha Franklin was a talented, gifted, popular and influential musician.  She is missed. McCain also seems to be missed by a whole lot of people. Since they both died recently, we got a double serving of the … Continue reading

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Western civilization – crumbling?

By Nathan Barton Is “Western Civilization” falling apart?  Some recent stories seem to make a very strong argument for that. Google and Facebook have been in the news for years (at least in alternative media) because of their complete lack … Continue reading

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Don’t rein in my parade

By Nathan Barton With St. Patrick’s Day coming up on Friday, a number of places held their St. Patrick’s Day parades on Saturday or Sunday.  As with Christmas, it appears that St. Paddy’s Day is a political football.  The news … Continue reading

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