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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 News and Commentary, 30 July 2015, #15-30E: Good news, bad news

By Nathan Barton Good news AND bad news from the United Kingdom this week. First, it appears that a space drive previously derided as “impossible” now supposedly really does work, according to the Telegraph. The EM drive, likened to the … Continue reading

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Are we to be grateful that predictions in 2008 and 2012 haven’t come true?

by Nathan Barton A friend sent me a posting from Facebook which pointed out how fortunate we were that the various predictions about what the squatter in 1600 PA was going to do to us have not proved to be … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 29 July 2015, #15-30D: Garbage in, garbage out

By Nathan Barton Garbage in, garbage out. As we continue to see the war between the hoploclasts (haters of guns) and the rest of us heat up, the WaPo spouts some more nonsense about how “regular people” can’t use guns … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 28 July 2015, #15-30C: Warning

By Nathan Barton The last week has featured several warnings by prominent people, not even really covered by independent media, much less the mainstream media. These warnings point out that, in the past decades, it is not just that government … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 27 July 2015, #15-30B: Gun haters and Lies

by Nathan Barton In a separate commentary, I discuss neutrality as regards political issues and liberty and wars. One of those fields where it is sometimes hard to tell friends from foes, and hard to be neutral, is the realm … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 26 July 2015, #15-30A: Disappearing Liberty

By Nathan Barton The speed at which liberties of free speech and freedom of religion are disappearing in the Fifty States is rather surprising. World Net Daily reports on a situation in Kentucky in which a Baptist preacher was “fired” … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 24 July 2015, #15-29D: This and That

By Nathan Barton End of the “work week,” with a few news stories of interest. Waste Management News explains how the company Waste Management Inc. is suing the City and County of San Francisco over their Recology recycling contract. This … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 23 July 2015, #15-29C: The State Fails, and Fails, and Fails

By Nathan Barton The Third Reich is a classic example of a failed state. Now, welcome to the “Fourth Reich” here in the Fifty States.  Personal Liberty discussed this on Monday; A second view is found at “First Look” That … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 21 July 2015, #15-29B: Killing… and then important stuff

By Nathan Barton Later in the commentary, I discuss one of those “more important” things, concerning a teenage girl in the UK.  She felt like she was dying. But, at least, her parents let her live, unlike about 3,000 babies … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, 20 July 2015, #15-29A: Drums of War

By Nathan Barton War came back to the Homeland again last week. Constantly on Friday, I heard the statement reported over and over that the investigators were unable to “determine the motive” of the young man who killed four Marines, … Continue reading

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