Author Archives: TPOL Nathan

About TPOL Nathan

Follower of Christ Jesus (a christian), Pahasapan (resident of the Black Hills), Westerner, Lover of Liberty, Free-Market Anarchist, Engineer, Army Officer, Husband, Father, Historian, Writer, Evangelist. Successor to Lady Susan (Mama Liberty) at TPOL.

Guest commentary: Why have an AR-15?

By Scott Dismukes, with thanks! Editor’s note: Scott answered the title question very well a few months ago and his answer deserves wider distribution. Why do gun owners need AR-15s? If they want to defend themselves, a handgun will be … Continue reading

Posted in Friends of Liberty, Guest commentary, History of Liberty | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

More thoughts on election reform…

The entire business of “election reform” continues to bounce back and forth in the States, as issues in Arizona (the Senate race) remain in the news and many local elections remain undecided nearly a month after the official election day. … Continue reading

Posted in Nathan's Rants | Leave a comment

A Baker’s Dozen ™ Reasons that Regressives claim people are racists

To modern Regressives (who call themselves Progressives or Liberals), the epithet of “racist” is even more condemning than calling someone a “Nazi” or a “fascist.” We hear it a dozen times a week on news shows, at protests, and even … Continue reading

Posted in Nathan's Rants | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Self defense or not?

What are your feelings about eating meat? An interesting decision by a California DA has riled quite a few people. In a robbery of a convenience store, one of the two robbers shot and killed the clerk. The DA, though … Continue reading

Posted in Nathan's Rants | 1 Comment

Is election reform possible?

There have been more and more claims, particularly over the last election cycles (2012, 2014, 2016, 2018, 2020, and now 2022), of massive fraud and corruption. Both old parties claimed that happened several times before 2016, but that year it … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary on the News, Ideas for liberty, Nathan's Rants | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments


Every day, on the news, it seems we hear of another “mass shooting” (3 or more people shot and killed), perpetrated by another insane person or persons. And every day recently, we hear on the news of two or three … Continue reading

Posted in Nathan's Rants | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Over the hump?

Posted in Nathan's Rants | Tagged , , , , , | 2 Comments

Erasing history

Recently, we here at TPOL were told that the Department of Defense will begin one of the more stupid actions dictated by the so-called “progressives” of Congress and their co-conspirators in the GOP. “The Defense Department has accepted recommendations from … Continue reading

Posted in Commentary on the News, Nathan's Rants | Tagged , , , , , | 7 Comments

A Baker’s Dozen ™ Economic Lies

Some common lies spouted by governments, public education institutions, and financial institutions, among others: 1. The US Constitution’s “general welfare” clause means Congress may pass whatever legislation it thinks will help the country. Actually, the Preamble (in which this phrase … Continue reading

Posted in Nathan's Rants | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

A Baker’s Dozen ™ reasons for lovers of liberty to be thankful in 2022

Our greetings for a happy Thanksgiving, despite government and all the rest. Rejoice in the liberty we have, and work to restore what we have lost.  Debby, Gareth and Andrea, Matthias and Kaylynn and I are all praying for you … Continue reading

Posted in Nathan's Rants | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment