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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 Commentary on the News, #14-43C: Around the world.

By Nathan Barton Good morning! Around the world, government and too many organizations that have partnered with government, or become all BUT governments, continue to make a hash of matters, not carrying out the tasks that people assume that they … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-43B: Bureaucratic obtuseness

By Nathan Barton Good morning! The incredible stupidity and obtuseness of most government bureaucrats and “civil servants” is on display this week, across the world. Teachers, by their very nature, are NOT supposed to be too sensitive to criticism: they … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-43A: Guns today

By Nathan Barton Good morning!  Here are a few stories from the weekend or a bit older, thanks to various folks.  Mostly doing with guns in some way. Thanks to Margaret for this and the next several stories: Holly Fisher … Continue reading

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Islamic wars come to Canada

By Nathan Barton The Islamic War has come to Canada. On Wednesday morning, the Canadian Forces soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa was shot and killed by a gunman who then ran into the Parliament Building … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-42E: Space, saps, and more

By Nathan Barton Good morning! There was both good news and bad news from Mars this week, where one of NASA’s rovers first discovered the first macroscopic life form on the planet, and then in a tragic accident, rolled over … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-42D: People are the problem

By Nathan Barton Good morning. As many as 1,000 potential jurors may be called to fill out questionnaires that will eventually lead to the selection of a panel that will decide the fate of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the news, #14-42C: Ebowla and other scares

By Nathan Barton Good morning.  Let us look right at the news, starting with ebola and such. People are panicking so much that they are taking people to task for playing that silly on-line game where you are Santa with … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-42B: Ebola and other madness

By Nathan Barton Good afternoon.  Ebola and Enterovirus D68 may not be as catching as so many fear, but madness is highly contagious.  Among other things, on Monday I’ve already received a full week’s dose of panicmongering about how millions … Continue reading

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Libertarian commentary on the News, #14-42A: Weekend this and that

By Nathan Barton Good afternoon.  Some stories from the end of the week to comment on.  Greed, stupidity, and eating their own.  Oh, and the war on some drugs and taking care of the troops, and updates on wars and … Continue reading

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Libertarian Commentary on the News, #14-41E: Cannibals virtual and actual

By Nathan Barton Good morning. This is a horrible tale of how the arrogance of cops (specifically, game wardens) has virtually destroyed a family and their friends and efforts to help others.  And this is in Idaho, which reminds us … Continue reading

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