Tag Archives: History

Let’s get rid of all the guns…

By Nathan Barton Over at Firearms News is one of Vin Suprynowicz’s latest columns, “They took the doughboy’s rifle away.” It an excellent, long, and fun read, taking us back over a century and showing Vin’s exceptional reporting skills. (So … Continue reading

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Notre Dame, a symbol of our times

By Nathan Barton Today, on an island in the Seine, the magnificant Cathedral of Notra-Dame-de-Paris is burning, perhaps to the foundations.  The famed edifice, the number-one tourist attraction in France and perhaps all Europe, with 18 million visitors a year … Continue reading

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The Kentucky Resolutions of 1798

Posted by Nathan Barton These are lengthy reading but important, and worth once more seeking to apply to a FedGov gone wild and certain to get worse. I am providing these to spark discussion and encourage people to follow again … Continue reading

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France – Part II

By Nathan Barton Considering the Yellow Vest protests (even rebellion) in recent weeks, we left my journey through the history of French revolutions, rebellions, and protests in 1945, freed (by their own, not just Allied (British Empire and United States), … Continue reading

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France – time for another revolution? or just another rebellion?

By Nathan Barton Since the middle of November, the streets of Paris and of other cities in La Belle France have seen weekends of protests by the “Yellow Vests,” decrying the massive fuel tax increase and other policies of the … Continue reading

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Declaration and Constitution

By Nathan Barton The Bill of Rights, added to the Constitution of 1787, and the various State Constitutions’ Bills of Rights, have a fairly concise list of “rights” which are recognized (NOT “given”) to individuals, with a tad bit of … Continue reading

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Veterans (Armistice) Day thoughts

By Nathan Barton A century ago, a small space in time, the guns fell silent on the Western Front: The Reich had agreed to a ceasefire which amounted to abject surrender with occupation of much of the nation, loss of … Continue reading

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