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About TPOL-Nathan

Nathan Barton is a christian, self-governor (free-market anarchist), husband, father, professional engineer, Engineer army officer, private businessman, and writer, teacher, and preacher. He works and lives mostly in four western states, and is Southern by heritage and Westerner by birth, upbringing, and choice.

A EpiPen Cost Crisis

By Nathan Barton The crisis de jour. Epinephrine injection pens, brand and popular name “EpiPens” are valuable and life-saving ways to limit allergic reactions which can kill people. They seem to be a matter of LIFE AND DEATH. (Mama Liberty … Continue reading

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Government’s results on display again

By Nathan Barton The recent swarms of tornadoes across the eastern Great Plains and the record-setting flooding in Louisiana have once again showcased the benefits of depending on government for assistance in times of disaster and emergency. And at the … Continue reading

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Government and essential services and utilities – Yes or No?

By Nathan Barton There are a number of utilities that we all take for granted, as long as we live in a town here in Anglo-America: Water supply and distribution – domestic, potable, uncontaminated irrigation fire-fighting Sanitary sewage collection and … Continue reading

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Hope: Food and Medicine

By Nathan Barton Anyone remember Soylent Green? SF story and movie? Well, apparently a company in California (where else?) is now producing a “super milkshake” called Soylent. Pricey stuff, too! (At least for us frontier Westerners.) Their website doesn’t seem … Continue reading

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Hope: Medical improvements on the way

By Nathan Barton Whenever we hear of medical progress and improvements these days, we hear about new technology and new drugs or nutrients, at least 99.9% of the time: new tests, new sensors, new treatments, new antibiotics, new natural substances … Continue reading

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Downward spiral into what?

By Nathan Barton These days, it is easy to be pessimistic. When you see how some of the more dire predictions of various observers seem to be coming to pass, it doesn’t take much to decide that we are rapidly … Continue reading

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Racism in Geography – A Case Study and Speculations

By Nathan Barton Warning: Massive rant ahead! Maybe even a tirade. Government destroys everything it touches: makes it worse and worse until at last, there is nothing (worthwhile) left. Last week, in the news in South Dakota, we found that … Continue reading

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A rebuttal: Christians and Law Enforcement

By Nathan Barton Author’s Note: As we see the uptick in cops getting killed, cops killing others, terrorism, and the associated screams and panic, it is important to look at some basic principles regarding justice, law enforcement, and related matters. … Continue reading

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The net is being gathered – Do you know where YOUR liberty is?

By Nathan Barton Watch them circle around the drain and go down. Despite many claims to the contrary, our liberties are vanishing like moths consumed by a torch. One of the latest regards the Gadsden Flag. The Volokh Conspiracy reports … Continue reading

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“Libertarian” Party Joins the Old Parties?

By Nathan Barton Thanks to the folks over at JPFO for this: Bullets First bluntly reports VP candidate William Weld’s interview on REVOLT TV: Libertarian VP Wants to Ban Guns; Rifles are “Weapons of Mass Destruction.” Except that Bullets First … Continue reading

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