Tag Archives: Statehood

Socialists – the proto-Borg

Most readers will recall one of the series of Star Fleet enemies, the half-organic, half-mechnical “civilization” which motto was “Resistance is Futile” as they worked to assimilate – or kill – all other intelligent forms of life or seeming life. … Continue reading

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American expansion beyond North America to the west

By Nathan Barton Modern technology means that the communications and access gap between the “home country” and “colonies” is largely gone.  In the days of sail – say, the British Empire before the American Revolution – it took one to … Continue reading

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American expansion?

By Nathan Barton By now, you may have heard that The Donald (Trump) is “obsessed” with the idea of the FedGov purchasing Greenland.  It is presently a dependent territory (“autonomous country”) of the Kingdom of Denmark, as it has been … Continue reading

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Of statehood and flags

By Nathan Barton As reported by the Washington Examiner, after elections in 2012 and 2017, the government (at least) of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico has decided to get aggressive with Congress, and with the new year, has shown up … Continue reading

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