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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.

Libertarian [sic] Commentary #16-22Z – The Finale

by Nathan Barton This weekend was the last straw. Enough is enough. I first heard about it from my wife. It turned my stomach. As it had hers. When her normal news feeds reported from Florida the LP meeting this … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary: this and that

Libertarian Commentary #16-21D by Nathan Barton Before getting to other news, I find myself commenting on the “bathroom crisis” – a manufactured issue that nevertheless seems to be dominating political thinking right now. And distracting us from more critical issues. … Continue reading

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Whose side are you on?

Libertarian commentary #16-21C by Nathan Barton Oh, come on! Just how stupid are we? Or is it really more sinister, and this isn’t a stupid mistake but a plain attempt to support the state and the tyranny of the do-gooders? … Continue reading

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Justice and Race, Race and Justice

Libertarian Commentary #16-21B – by Nathan Barton When I was growing up, I was taught that justice and society were supposed to be “color-blind.” Now, mind you, I was growing up BEFORE MLKJr and all that, and in that awful, … Continue reading

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Space – no place for government stupidity

Libertarian Commentary #16-21A, by Nathan Barton If India can do it, why can’t we? Canadian Broadcasting reports that India has developed and successfully flown an unmanned 9-meter-long reusable surface-to-orbit shuttle (although “successfully flown” does NOT mean that they actually landed … Continue reading

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Freedom and stupidity

Libertarian Commentary #16-20D By Nathan Barton Supposedly, we all have the right to be stupid. But I wonder, can freedom and stupidity coexist? Gasp! Freedom is restored! Or is it not liberty, but license: Colorado residents will now be able … Continue reading

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Islamic wars: the future of the world?

Libertarian Commentary #16-20C By Nathan Barton To listen to the news, things are unraveling rapidly world-wide, especially in the Islamic world (the Ummah, or Dal al-Islam). The killing continues, and most are Muslim-on-Muslim attacks. (But of course, the West is … Continue reading

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Economics, Populist Fads, and Government

Libertarian Commentary #16-20B By Nathan Barton Governments are organizations where “group-think” is a large part of how they do things. They are unaccountable to the mechanisms of the free market. And they are made up of people (both the elite … Continue reading

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Is it time to revolt yet?

Libertarian Commentary #16-20A by Nathan Barton The TYRANT has spoken. According to The Associated Press, the White House planned to issue a directive to ALL PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICTS: “Public schools must permit transgender students to use bathrooms and locker rooms … Continue reading

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False religions, new and old

Libertarian Commentary #16-19C, By Nathan Barton False religions are, of course, a dime a dozen and have been since not all that long after Adam and Eve got kicked out of the garden. Today, more than ever, we see the … Continue reading

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