Tag Archives: Congress

One more nail in the coffin

By Nathan Barton Democrats in Congress have introduced a constitutional amendment that would abolish the Electoral College and elect the President by a direct popular vote. There is strong evidence that the original American federal republic died a long time … Continue reading

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Honesty, yes … but about what? And more examples of the world going bonkers.

By Nahtan Barton As the FedGov sets a new record for government shutdowns (even though it is a very limited one), 2019 is starting out as an epic year of weirdness and frankly, insanity. Before I provide more examples, here … Continue reading

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Shocking – a good idea from an unlikely source

By Nathan Barton Sometimes, people can shock you.  Maybe it is the bully that runs out into the street to rescue a kitten (or even one of his victims) from being hit. Sometimes it is the three-year-old who can’t remember … Continue reading

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Election day blues, redux

By Nathan Barton It’s only been three days, so we are all still digesting the election results. But it is clear, whomever and whatever measures DID win. In the 2018 national and local elections, generally, liberty lost. I understand that … Continue reading

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SCOTUS legalizes sports wagering nationally

By Nathan Barton The WaPo reports that SCOTUS has overturned a federal law which has been on the books for a quarter-century,  The law, supposedly to protect the ‘integrity of collegiate and professional sports, enacted in 1992, prohibited 49 states … Continue reading

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Those evil GOP congressmen

By Nathan Barton Warning: This is satirical in the extreme.  Be warned. Second warning: ALL congressmen, even those who claim to be at least somewhat libertarian – minarchists at heart, I guess – are evil to some degree.  Evil properly … Continue reading

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Elections and fraud and meddling

By Nathan Barton Mama Liberty sent this story and comment to me the other morning: As Vladimir Putin steals the Russian election, our leaders are shamefully silent. She wrote: Now, wait just a cotton pickin’ minute here. Washington DC about … Continue reading

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