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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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Dealing with the police, 2018

By Nathan Barton PragerU, the growing internet university, contains a wealth of informative, short (5 minutes or so) lectures presented in a clear, concise, and entertaining manner I only wish that high school teachers of government, current affairs, civics, and … Continue reading

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Dealing with predators

By Nathan Barton The lists get longer and longer – the predators – sexual predators – are being outed and (for the most part) condemned, even expelled from various and sundry events and organizations. On the political side (just in … Continue reading

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Do we really need colleges?

By Nathan Barton The land is filled with them.  According to what data source you look, there are at least 4,000, and perhaps more than 5,000 in the Fifty States (Some, like the WaPo, claim that there are 5,300 “fiefdoms” … Continue reading

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Ramping up and strawmen

By Nathan Barton A few weeks ago, Freedom News Daily, which touts itself as the “freedom movement’s daily newspaper” featured these two articles in the “news” and “commentary” sections. Trump to launch “major investigation” of his voter fraud fantasy : … Continue reading

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Corruption in the house – and other places (part 2)

By Nathan Barton In the first part, we discussed the latest corruption queen in the US House of Representatives (who now claims that she is being “persecuted” because she is black). (I think she is wrong: it isn’t because because … Continue reading

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Corruption in the House – and other places (part 1)

by Nathan Barton Although this is a Democrat, we are again reminded of the corruption of the powers-that-be, no matter which political party they claim as home. A Florida Democrat congresswoman, Corrine Brown, and her chief of staff have been … Continue reading

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