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Chaos pushed by multiple groups

Memorial Day is the start of Summer for Americans. It is already a hot summer, as cities burn and violence explodes. On top of the pandemic Lockdown, and the mostly-peaceful Lockdown Rebellion, we now have a seeming effort to recreate … Continue reading

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War bulletin?

The Fifty States – at least the urban areas – seem to be descending into chaos the last weekend of May, 2020. Not triggered by the Lockdown, but certainly heightened by it, I find reports from at least these cities:

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Lockdown Rebellion spreads

As discussed in previous commentaries, there is growing evidence that this time, American governments may have pushed too hard. Even while there are those who tout their “conservative” credentials and demonstrate their fear of illness and the ability of others … Continue reading

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Protests

The list of nations around the world with nearly constant and widespread protests seems to be growing. Here are at least some:

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Hong Kong’s situation rapidly deteriorating – but hope for the future!

No doubt the Communist rulers and administrators right now fervently wish for a piece of fiction to be reality.  I refer to Heinlein’s “Hong Kong Luna” penal colony in his novel, The Moon is a Harsh Mistress. It was a … Continue reading

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Hong Kong and liberty

By Nathan Barton In July, the Heritage Foundation rated Hong Kong as the MOST economically-free nation in the world, giving it 89.9 out of a possible 100.  Not  politically free, but economically-free.  They (and we) recognize that the two DO go … Continue reading

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It’s May, it’s May, the Merry Month of May

By Nathan Barton No doubt I date myself by quoting from the Lerner and Loewe musical Camelot, from 1960 and made incredibly popular both as a big-name movie in 1967.  It has been related, in popular myth, with the Kennedy … 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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At last – a return to sanity?

By Nathan Barton It appears, as I write on Thursday afternoon, that the FCC has killed “net neutrality” – two years after the hideous abomination was put into effect by the Obummer regime acting on behalf of George Soros and … Continue reading

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Suppressing our liberties

By Nathan Barton In These Times (which I believe is a leftist webzine) has an exultant article by Peter Cole about how wonderful the most Tranzi of unions, the Dockworkers et al, just shut down “fascists” in California and were … Continue reading

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