Author Archives: TPOL-Nathan

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.

What is wrong?

By Nathan Barton In the same web page as the commentary about “dumbing down” and cannabis, “legendary singer” Charlie Daniels also has a commentary on CNS News profanely asking what has happened to our country. Of the same generation as … Continue reading

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Dumbing down? Or smartening up?

By Nathan Barton A commentary by Thomas Ascik, on CNS News, bemoans that five states are voting on outright legalizing cannabis for any use (including recreational) during this year’s election. He apparently attributes it, together with five more states voting … Continue reading

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Stupidity – in and out of government

By Nathan Barton Maybe it is not appropriate to discuss this after a week in which an idiot apparently was able to outwit (or dodge around) other idiots (several of them elected officials and many more political appointees) and set … Continue reading

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A Dummy’s Guide to Depending on Government?

By Nathan Barton Several recent events again illustrate how really, really stupid it is to depend on government to deal with emergencies or listen to government agencies when they try to dictate what private citizens and businesses should do in … Continue reading

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What do we call this?

By Nathan Barton Just a few hours ago, I wrote about how a certain web-site/company (a social media site) was engaged in “cooperation” with the FedGov and playing censorship games. Behaving, in fact, like a government. This cooperation or collusion … Continue reading

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Rewriting history, warping current events

By Nathan Barton Fac3bo0k (Leet script intentional to show my contempt and concern about being censored, too) has once again demonstrated its commitment to the evils of transnational progressivism (Tranzi) and its support of the State. This time, it comes … Continue reading

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People sometimes DO get it

A review of an article on God, the Founders, and Purpose of Human Government a/k/a Baker’s Dozen ™ Reasons Human Government is Ungodly By Nathan Barton [Be advised: this commentary may seem to be overly religious. No apologies offered, since … Continue reading

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Guns and Homicides in the Fifty States

By Nathan Barton Ryan McMaken at Mises.org recently discussed an FBI report about declining rates of homicides in the Fifty States. Despite the wave of mass killings in the last 7.5 years (while a certain squatter has been officially in … Continue reading

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Guest Commentary: Government and Innocent Blood

Nathan’s Note: This article is from a religious (christian) point of view, but addresses a number of very good points regarding “Government and Innocent Blood.” It was originally written 20 years ago, and has been edited somewhat for this publication, … Continue reading

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There are terms – and there are terms

By Nathan Barton It is now clear to me that Hillary Rodham Clinton needs to win more than just a four- or eight-year term. Life without parole, at best, and with a strong argument that following her death, her embalmed … Continue reading

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