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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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Do we really expect anything different?

By Nathan Barton Each day, my inbox is filled with stories and emails talking about the extreme views of various people.  On the one hand, the Tranzi (liberal, regressive) press and political leaders scream about the horrific attitudes and actions … 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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France – time for another revolution? or just another rebellion?

By Nathan Barton Since the middle of November, the streets of Paris and of other cities in La Belle France have seen weekends of protests by the “Yellow Vests,” decrying the massive fuel tax increase and other policies of the … Continue reading

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How government enforces our “protections” (and why it is wrong)

By Nathan Barton In the last two commentaries, I discussed government and weeds. In those, I raised the question of how government enforces laws, even without having any legitimate authority to do so. Laws which are supposed to protect people … Continue reading

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Killing people in the Fifty States

By Nathan Barton Are we really one of  the most violent societies on earth?  Are we a bloodsoaked culture? According to some, the Fifty States are.  But lets look at the reality. To me, one of the more interesting webzines … Continue reading

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Election aftermath: an update

By Nathan Barton It’s Friday morning, and the news reports that anti-Trump protests have continued to spread (CNN). Police (rightly or wrongly) have declared the protests in Portland, Oregon, to be a “riot.” Protesters in Oakland have begun using Molotov … Continue reading

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