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A new civil war?

By Nathan Barton Warnings or threats or attempts at self-fulfilling prophesy? All kinds of articles and comments are appearing in June about an upcoming civil war.  A war between the “liberals” and the “conservatives.” A war that might actually merit … Continue reading

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Can we do without government?

By Nathan Barton Modern advertising, as we know it today, did not exist until sometime in the 1700s, well after the invention of printing.  Today, in print and electronic media, it is pervasive – and invasive.  We cannot do anything … Continue reading

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Gaming and government

By Nathan Barton As the final episodes of Game of Thrones are being anticipated, it is fun to look at the way gaming has impacted our view of government today.  (And by gaming, I do not use it in the … Continue reading

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Do we care?

By Nathan Barton The news these days is a constant drumbeat of just a few things: the evil actions of the FedGov and especially POTUS (“evil” as defined by the mainstream media), shootings (mostly in/around schools), movies (what is doing … Continue reading

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Who is to blame?

By Nathan Barton As the political, social, and economic climate here in the Fifty States continues to grow more polarized, more fragmented, more incivil (and more disgusting), people always find someone to blame. This is, in many ways, the opposite … Continue reading

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Dealing with predators

By Nathan Barton The lists get longer and longer – the predators – sexual predators – are being outed and (for the most part) condemned, even expelled from various and sundry events and organizations. On the political side (just in … Continue reading

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The warping of American society: political correctness, assault by lawyer, and more

By Nathan Barton Tradition, indeed, everyday life, is increasingly warped in the 21st Century. This is not incidental or unintended. Many people doing this warping want to twist society to and past the breaking point. They want to completely change … Continue reading

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