Tag Archives: Government failure

More about Texas and Uvalde – and the American police state

Yesterday’s commentary was and is a condemnation of the State of the former Republic of Texas. And of the County of Uvalde. And the City of Uvalde. And of the Uvalde Consolidated Independent School District. But we want to point … Continue reading

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Is Uvalde the event that brings the whole charade down?

The charade of how government “protects” us? How “taxes are the price we pay for civilization?” Ever since that murdering madman went into a government-run, tax-funded (“public”) school in Uvalde, Texas, the questions and the revelations have be tumbling out … Continue reading

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Afghanistan has fallen – Are we next?

Kabul has fallen. Courtesy of TWO DECADES of American stupidity, after the premature deaths and maiming of tens of thousands Americans, Afghanis, and dozens of American allies. Every one, ultimately, totally wasted in the long term. But the situation is … Continue reading

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Paying the piper locally

Paying the Piper: The failures of local government in the Fifty States is more and more clear as the 21st Century progresses. And it is the inhabitants of their lands that are paying the piper for these failures. Local government … Continue reading

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What’s your frustration level?

By Nathan Barton I guess I just naturally seem to hang around with a bunch of malcontents. People who are fed up with things as they are, concerned about how things are developing in the Fifty States, their own state, … Continue reading

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Government shutdown – two weeks and counting

By Nathan Barton Wow.  Two weeks now.  What a situation! (Please tell me, honestly, has this government shutdown REALLY created any problems for you?  Really?) I should point out that the longest government shutdown in the last fifty years was … Continue reading

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Government complexity and failure – illustrated in blood

By Nathan Barton On Saturday the 10th, tragedy struck Moab, Utah. At the Intrepid Potash Mine (seen above, from Google Maps), down the Colorado River from the popular tourist town, three men were removing a pump. The equipment touched a … Continue reading

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Should???

By Nathan Barton I found this great graphic on-line and get to share it.  No idea who did it, but many thanks. (If someone knows, please let me know so I can give proper credit.) The guy’s answer of “Nope” … Continue reading

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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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Lessons Learned: Puerto Rico and Maria

By Nathan Barton When I first received this, I didn’t know where it was originally published. I got it from a correspondent who strongly supports local emergency preparedness AND is also a strong advocate of government.  I finally found it … Continue reading

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