Author Archives: TPOL Nathan

About TPOL Nathan

Follower of Christ Jesus (christian), Pahasapan, Westerner, Lover of Liberty, Free-Market Anarchist, Engineer, Army Officer, Husband, Father, Historian, Writer.

Liberty and personal responsibility

Liberty is impossible without responsibility.  Personal responsibility. This is something that Mama Liberty taught and practiced for her entire life.  It is something that I strive to do, even if I feel sometimes as though I’m failing.  True lovers of … Continue reading

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Government IS abuse

We constantly complain about the abuse we endure from government. Especially the bureaucratic regulatory agencies and bodies of political appointees and elected officials. Government is supposed to (and claims to) protect us from people who would hurt us, who would … Continue reading

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After the 2020 elections…

Let us assume for now that Trump does win the 2020 elections in less than 10 months. That he defeats whatever Regressivist, whether it is Sanders, Biden or Warren (or even H Clinton or M Obama). And that the GOP … Continue reading

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Progressivism and new prohibitions – implications for the future

Given 170 years of Progressivism, the century of history of alcohol prohibition, 80 years of (some) drug prohibition, and more, where do we stand in 2020? (This commentary continues the series, with the original postings found Here, Here, and Here.)

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Liberals of today… – reposting

This short discussion from Madd Medic’s “Freedom is Just Another Word…” webzine is worth pondering. together with the recent commentaries TPOL has published on Progressivism, Prohibition, and the Social Gospel. I’ve used the term “neo-liberal” to describe today’s progressives, but … Continue reading

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A small thing – but a good sign

I am the first to admit it is a small matter, but I for one am glad to see it. According to the Daily Mail, the latest USN nuclear aircraft carrier, fourth of the Gerald Ford class, will be named … Continue reading

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Progressivism and Prohibition – the awful aftermath

Having looked briefly at the relationship between Progressivism (Regressivism), Prohibition, and the Social Gospel, we now move closer in time to today. Even though Prohibition was repealed nationally in 1937, its evils remain with us today. Although supposedly the Social … Continue reading

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