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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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More war in space

By Nathan Barton Can government preserve itself in space?  Can the “new frontier” be more reliably controlled than the frontier of the Old West or the Seven Seas for centuries? Among other things, it is a matter of scope.  Which … Continue reading

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Space: the ultimate war zone

By Nathan Barton Some more people are waking up to the potential of space, for commerce and war if not for liberty. As reported by Space.com, Elon Musk announced that SpaceX plans to fly two people around Luna by the … Continue reading

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The answer, my friend, is blowing in the wind

By Nathan Barton I date myself with this column, but that is fine, after spending an evening (while working, I admit) listening to Peter Paul and Mary, and the Kingston Trio, from the long distant 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s. What … Continue reading

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