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Today’s world – making maps lie

By Nathan Barton Anti-War.com (an excellent website, if sometimes incredibly biased and bigoted) recently featured an article from Mondoweiss.com entitled “Palestinian cities are ghost towns between settlements, on Google Maps.” Hmmm.  Interesting, indeed.

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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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Wartime – Peacetime

By Nathan Barton More and more of the world has fallen into a state which can be considered either wartime or peacetime, depending on your view, your opinions, and a lot of other factors. We see it now in Canaan, … Continue reading

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Veterans (Armistice) Day thoughts

By Nathan Barton A century ago, a small space in time, the guns fell silent on the Western Front: The Reich had agreed to a ceasefire which amounted to abject surrender with occupation of much of the nation, loss of … 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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Your right? Or you’re wrong? Part 2

By Nathan Barton (See part 1) Sometimes, maybe the standards can change. Often that is because technology and tactics change.  Being allergic to horses used to be a serious problem and would get you down-checked.  Not so much a problem … Continue reading

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Your right?  Or you’re wrong? Part 1

By Nathan Barton Recently, the establishment is resisting the recent announcement by the current Commander-in-Chief that “transgendered” people will NOT be allowed to serve in the military.  This came up the end of August as it became clear that bureaucrats … Continue reading

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War: clouds on the horizon

By Nathan Barton The drums of war are pounding: the dogs of war snap at their tethers, seeking to be let loose. Or so you’d believe looking at the major, mainstream media – and much of the alternate media. A … Continue reading

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Billions for conquest and tribute – not one penny for defense?

By Nathan Barton The tremendous expense of deploying a missile fleet capable in the long term of countering nuclear threats has spawned a debate in the American military establishment, as talked about in a recent Stars and Stripes article. How … Continue reading

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