Tag Archives: Stupid government tricks

D-Day, 75 years ago – Part 2

By Rudyard Kipling TOMMY I went into a public-‘ouse to get a pint o’ beer, The publican ‘e up an’ sez, “We serve no red-coats here.” The girls be’ind the bar they laughed an’ giggled fit to die, I outs … Continue reading

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D-Day, 75 years ago

By Nathan Barton The pictures are horrific. The stories, even more so.  The count of the dead is mindboggling, at least to Americans. D-Day, Normandy Invasion, 75 years ago.  The last survivors, last veterans of that dangerous and desperate invasion … Continue reading

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X kills…

By Nathan Barton Once again, a person goes off the deep end and breaks a dozen laws, stealing weapons, and goes off to attack fellow students and teachers at a government-run, tax-funded school. It is a regular feature of our … Continue reading

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Government: scams on the increase

By Nathan Barton (Speaking of Tax Freedom Day!) Every so often, we get a warning about some new scam, where someone says that (for a fee) they can help us get free money from “Uncle Sugar” or some state agency. … Continue reading

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Republic or Empire: what the American military is not

By Nathan Barton Many people over the years have compared Rome to America (what is now the Fifty States), in various ways.  Good and bad.  Fortunately, most of the similarities are superficial, and there are many differences.

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The tragedy in New Zealand

By Nathan Barton For fifty people to be killed by a single evil man is a tragedy. It is so, regardless of where or who they are, his reasons, or the circumstances.  I grieve with the New Zealanders, and especially … Continue reading

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Sharing the blame and the shame

By Nathan Barton We just can’t depend on government to do things right. Lovers of liberty are not the only people who embarrass themselves with what they say. (See my last commentary on JPFO, Hawai’i, and Levi Strauss.)

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