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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.

Don’t believe it…

By Nathan Barton Yesterday, the POTUS-to-be had a news conference and gave a lot of us a great deal of pleasure by attacking the media, including those right there in the room with him, for their lies and overall behavior. … Continue reading

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My oh my – what’s that cloud in the sky?

By Nathan Barton A pro-cannabis-legalization web site, Smell the Truth reports that the DC mayor says that arrests are unlikely for “smoking weed” at Trump inauguration. “The few attendants of Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration should have little to worry about … Continue reading

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Societal collapse – again?

By Nathan Barton Things are getting bad again, south of the border (of Texas, NM, AZ, and CA). Very bad. It wasn’t in the radio or TV news, but the Guardian (British) reported it, and Zero Hedge picked it up. … Continue reading

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Any excuse…

By Nathan Barton With the New Year, her Majesty’s Scottish subjects lose a little bit more of their liberty – the little they have left under the draconian-nanny Labour government, as entrenched north of Hadrian’s Wall as the Democrats are … Continue reading

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Americans spend a lot, and the government tracks…

By Nathan Barton At HowMuch.com there is a neat chart which shows what Americans have spent on various things for the last 70 years. It is, no surprise, very enlightening – for several reasons. First off, the data comes from … Continue reading

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No good deed…

By Nathan Barton We all know the saying, “No good deed goes unpunished.” It was the (unofficial) motto of several Engineer units with which I served or knew well. Always a bunch of recent examples, but here is one that … Continue reading

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The Daily Hate?

By Nathan Barton I believe that the novel 1984 was where I first encountered the bizarre progressive-socialist-liberal custom of “the Daily Hate.” A very public (yet restricted) version, significantly perverted, of the Biblical idea of “confess your sins one to … Continue reading

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Baker’s Dozen ™ – Markers of a truly free society

By Nathan Barton As we lovers of liberty try to identify whether or not our society is gaining or losing liberty and freedom, we should consider what the characteristics of a society which enjoys real liberty are. Here is a … Continue reading

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Thomas J Jackson – a brief analysis

By Nathan Barton The 21st of January, 2017 is the 193rd anniversary of Thomas Jonathan Jackson, better known as Stonewall Jackson, and a man who should be admired by all lovers of liberty for his life, his words, his beliefs, … Continue reading

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War on the West, entering a new phase?

By Nathan Barton With a new massa supposedly moving into 1600 in less than a month (assuming things go for him on Monday the 19th), lots of old issues are getting revved up again. One is the War of the … Continue reading

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