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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.

A big welcome to liberals and even Tranzis

by Nathan Barton A BIG welcome to our liberal friends – and even a few Tranzis, I hope! As Larry Correia, science fiction writer and somewhat libertarian, pointed out in his recent excellent column, “A Handy Guide for Liberals Who … Continue reading

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The Evils of Public Schools – Revisited

By Nathan Barton I have not spoken poorly and with contempt for the government-run, tax-funded “public schools” for a while (except for those “affirming” the hurt of their little snowflakes over the recent election), so it is time to take … Continue reading

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So, they won, eh?

By Nathan Barton I got the news late yesterday: actually a bit surprising on a Sunday, but maybe I just overlooked it. The “Water Protectors” have won: the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) has had its permit denied by the US … Continue reading

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Secession – California Style – preparing for it

By Nathan Barton The LA Times has said it, so it must be so. Right? In a story, they have said that California “can’t” secede. The columnist gives four or five reasons: a. California would have to “win the ensuing … Continue reading

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Spiraling downward

By Nathan Barton There are times when things seem to be swimming around the drain, faster and faster as the spiral gets tighter and tighter. Incompetence in business, in institutions (religious and educational), and in government at all levels grows. … Continue reading

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In support of secession (Part 2)

By Nathan Barton WHY? Now that we’ve seen how common secession has been and is (in Part 1), and how many people and places are seeking to do that, let’s ask the question, why is this a good idea? And … Continue reading

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Taking Control

By Nathan Barton For the last three weeks, with amazing levels of criticism, the Massa-to-be is doing all the preparation work necessary to take control (or so he and others fondly hope) of the massive leviathan called the FedGov. Part … Continue reading

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Personal responsibility – essential to liberty

By Nathan Barton The bizarre idea that “libertarian” is somehow closely tied to “libertine” dates back to the organization of the Libertarian Party in Colorado and other of the Fifty States back in the early 1970s. The fact that I … Continue reading

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‘Tis the season

By Nathan Barton The annual battle over “religious holidays” has started up. World Net Daily reports that a FOX Christmas program had requested a special Army musical group to participate in their broadcast and received this dismissal: “After reviewing your … Continue reading

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Space Junk?

by Nathan Barton Look out! Duck! One of my favorite short stories back in the late 1960s involved confrontation between Soviet and American occupation forces on Luna, who discovered that firing large numbers of projectiles in very thin atmosphere and … Continue reading

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