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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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Count your blessings

By Nathan Barton It is appropriate that this happened on Thanksgiving Day here in the Fifty States.  As reported by the Daily Telegraph, the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Sweden has called on its clergy to stop calling “God” (we presume, … Continue reading

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The Dark Ages – coming back in a nation near you?

By Nathan Barton Repeating the evils of history? Back in the 8th Century AUC (better known today as the 1st Century Anno Domini), life was simple.  Not just simple but short and anything but sweet. The  life of children in … Continue reading

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Government as religion – clergy and laity

By Nathan Barton Recently, one of my sons and I were discussing the current situation  in the Imperial Capital, where the struggle between the Donald and the Democratic Party – and a number of others – in Congress is growing … Continue reading

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Thomas J Jackson – a brief analysis

By Nathan Barton The 21st of January, 2017 is the 193rd anniversary of Thomas Jonathan Jackson, better known as Stonewall Jackson, and a man who should be admired by all lovers of liberty for his life, his words, his beliefs, … Continue reading

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Reports of its death are greatly exaggerated

By Nathan Barton James A Haught, in CounterPunch writes about the “long, slow death of religion” in America. “By now, it’s clear that religion is fading in America, as it has done in most advanced Western democracies. Dozens of surveys … Continue reading

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