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Fame, wealth, and power, and the greatest of these is… (Part 2 – dealing with predators)

By Nathan Barton In part 1, I tried to dissect this current rash of exposing and (supposedly) punishing sexual predators. Although sexual predation (and abuse) are endemic in human society, those in power, with wealth and influence, and who are … Continue reading

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Predator alert or witch hunt? (Part 1 – dealing with predators)

By Nathan Barton As we’ve discussed before, the sudden explosion of reports, action, and admission of sexual predation against children and women is notable. It is also continuing. Indeed, it can be characterized as being a matter of hysteria. Is … Continue reading

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In with the new, same as the old

By Nathan Barton Dictator of Zimbabwe (formerly Southern Rhodesia and then Rhodesia) Robert Mugabe, after more than a week of crisis, has resigned after ruling the southern African nation with an iron fist for 37 years, according to the Guardian. … Continue reading

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The truth comes out?

By Nathan Barton So…  anyone reading this still think that the GOP is preferable to the Democratic Party?  Or that there is a dime’s difference between the two old parties? A friend shared this tidbit from the Tennessee Star. “The only … Continue reading

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The nanny state: a society of tattletales

By Nathan Barton Tom Woods recently reported on a well-known conductor whose career may have been ruined by a snitch, this weekend at the Oregon Bach Festival. Overhearing a conversation between two good friends (one British white, one Florida black), … Continue reading

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The terror of local government in the Fifty States, part 1

By Nathan Barton The attitude and record of local governments across the Fifty States is incredibly distressing, to me and many others. It is not a series of isolated incidents, or of a few big urban areas or small rural … Continue reading

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Racism rears its ugly head

By Nathan Barton Apparently, some part of “The Resistance” based in Louisiana State University (LSU) is demonstrating their incredible racism by demanding that the LSU mascot, the Tigers, be replaced by a different one.  They claim that the Tiger is … Continue reading

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