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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.

Today is national prayer day: Baker’s Dozen things to pray for

By Nathan Barton Today, the 4th of September, 2015, is a national day of prayer. Here are my suggestions for prayer today: 1. Pray for those in prison: whether they are in prison for a real crime or for some … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 04 SEP 2015, #15-35D: Craziness abounds!

By Nathan Barton Mama’s notes: I thought that happened only in Chicago! Wonder how widespread this is, and how it matches with the actual vote totals. Eight Texas counties list more voters than residents, according to Fox News. The difference is … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 03 SEP 2015, #15-35C: Bizarro World

By Nathan Barton But… but… Bizarro World?  Funny, and strange. CNS News says that Miz Hillary “suggests” that Mexico might just be a tad hypocritical about illegal immigration.  What, is she going to do a Trump?  Where are the voices … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 01 SEP 2015, #15-35B: Stupidity

By Nathan Barton This strikes me as a stupid and an insanely criminal act: the Verge tells us that a 17-year-old has been sentenced to more than 11 YEARS in jail for running a Twitter account supportive of the Caliphate. … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 31 AUG 2015, #15-35A: Government failures highlighted

By Nathan Barton Last week’s crash of a classic jet fighter during an air show in England, killing a number of people on the A27, is far from the worst of problems for that highway, according to the Guardian.  Dozens … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 29 August 2014, #15-34D: Shrinking government to the size of its brain

by Nathan Barton Ben Carson, the MD turned candidate for Prez, has ticked off veterans groups who aren’t bothering to think very much. As reported in World Net Daily, Carson does not want to do away with medical care and … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 28 August 2014, #15-34C: Evil AND STUPID

By Nathan Barton Evil seems to be a common theme for much of my recent commentary, both of government and of “private” organizations. The need to deal with evil, to address it and fight it, is more clear all the … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 26 August 2015, #15-34B: Crash

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 24 August 2015, #15-34A: Fearmongering

By Nathan Barton Fearmongering or a victory for vaping? Even while some government agencies and studies, like the Student Science News claims that vaping leads to increased rates of smoking for teens, the Adam Smith Institute reports that Public Health … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 21 August 2015, #15-33e

By Nathan Barton Whoops! Am I missing something?  Or just stupid?  How does this work?  The UN is to let Iran inspect alleged nuke work site, reports Yahoo News.  “Iran, in an unusual arrangement, will be allowed to use its … Continue reading

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