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The internet and our perception of national madness

Gossip columnists Hedda Hopper and Walter Winchell no doubt are envious (to the nth degree) of their modern versions and imitators.  With the internet websites, Twitter, Facebook, and all the rest of our all-pervasive social media, gossip is big, BIG … Continue reading

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False history as taught by media today: an example in the Black Hills

Publisher’s note: This was written several years ago to challenge the publication of a photo and caption at Imgur. However, it expresses some of Nathan’s views regarding liberty and government. The media is doing exactly the same thing concerning current … Continue reading

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Whom do we believe?

By Nathan Barton The headline is a question I’ve asked often in writing this commentary over the past decade. It is a question that all of us should be asking almost continuously.  As we read and hear the news – … Continue reading

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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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False accusations

By Nathan Barton Today, the buzzword is “fake-news” but it isn’t something new. Almost anyone can be branded as evil (or just bad) by fake news. For example, last year, a college football player has been vindicated after being accused … Continue reading

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Is more government the solution to attacks on free speech?

By Nathan Barton Alex Jones, the gravel-voiced publisher, owner, editor, and voice of InfoWars and other websites and podcasts, is in the news and the commentaries this week. And he is actually in trouble.  As I understand it, Apple, Facebook, … Continue reading

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Who is to blame? Misunderstanding news

By Nathan Barton According to an article in Raw Story, a Pew Research Center survey has found that many Americans grapple with recognizing facts in news stories. My heart bleeds for them.  And for the Fifty States. Here is FND’s … Continue reading

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