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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.

Turkey, Tyranny, and Successful Revolts

by Nathan Barton As usual, we don’t really have any idea what is going on, but it is clear that Turkish citizens are losing still more of their freedoms. The coup may have been real (if executed with total ineptness) … Continue reading

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Aren’t they always?

By Nathan Barton Debby and I somehow got on the SD Democratic Party’s (that’s South Dakota, not San Diego) e-mail list, and now and then we think about unsubscribing (assuming they would let us, and not consider it a form … Continue reading

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Baker’s Dozen – Don’t Complain!

by Nathan Barton A Baker’s Dozen ™ response to those awful people who don’t like what the government and politicians do: (with thanks to John Whitehead)

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What If? Politics 2016-17

What if? (Fiction by Edward Johnson, provided to Nathan Barton for The Price of Liberty!) Warning: not our usual fare! Mama’s Note: We could get very lost in such speculation. While I appreciate Edward’s story, I would rather have The … Continue reading

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Bakers Dozen ™ Rules for liberty partisans

By Nathan Barton The enemies of liberty are all around us: we must strike and not count the blows; for just one strike, just one effort, is not enough. We are not talking about or advocating aggression against those who … Continue reading

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Does it really matter?

By Nathan Barton We are now in the latter part of July: the old party conventions are starting, and the last stages of the 2016 General Election in the Fifty States will unfold. The actors are being finalized, the stage … Continue reading

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Self-defense, defense of others, or…

By Nathan Barton NOTE: This is the 1,000th published column by me for The Price of Liberty! Self-defense or defense of others, or revenge? Can we answer that question? The Blaze reports on a situation at a Dallas-area Waffle House … Continue reading

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Corruption in the house – and other places (part 2)

By Nathan Barton In the first part, we discussed the latest corruption queen in the US House of Representatives (who now claims that she is being “persecuted” because she is black). (I think she is wrong: it isn’t because because … Continue reading

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Corruption in the House – and other places (part 1)

by Nathan Barton Although this is a Democrat, we are again reminded of the corruption of the powers-that-be, no matter which political party they claim as home. A Florida Democrat congresswoman, Corrine Brown, and her chief of staff have been … Continue reading

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Special: French Massacre

by Nathan Barton Terrorism in France: We’ve seen it again and again, most recently in January of 2015 when Charlie Hebdo was attacked in Paris, and November of 2015 when when three sites in Paris were attacked. And now the … Continue reading

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