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.

A Simple Solution ™ – Greater Justice Under Law

By Nathan Barton The jury is the heart of Anglo-American justice, historically.  This situation, although never achieving the ideal, was far better than the current hidebound mess Americans (and members of the Commonwealth) are saddled with today. Today, the American … Continue reading

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The fake history of slavery in the United States

By Nathan Barton Many sites claim to have timelines or histories of slavery, usually “in America” as if the United States (the Fifty States) were all that there is to “America.” But that is just the first error.  Many sites … Continue reading

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Updated “About” page for The Price of Liberty

For anyone interested, the “About” page (upper left on the home page) has been updated and revised.  I am going to slowly and carefully update various items on The Price of Liberty, and your input and comments are very welcome. … Continue reading

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The world’s (and history’s) biggest monopoly

By Nathan Barton Just a short posting to share something neat! Over at the Garrison Center, Tom Knapp has a winning commentary. Not only does he offer a contrarian view of Senator Elizabeth Warren (“Fauxahontas” to many people), but he … Continue reading

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Revealing their secrets?

By Nathan Barton Democrat congresscritturs’ “signature legislation” is intended to take away free speech rights of Americans As reported by the Washington Examiner, HR-1, the “For the People” Act is very likely the major attack on freedom of expression launched … Continue reading

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Update – South Dakota civics test fails

By Nathan Barton A quick follow-up on the South Dakota bill that would have required home-schoolers to pass a state-mandated (and -written) test on civics in order to get a valid high school diploma. It has (for now, at least) … Continue reading

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Sharing the blame and the shame

By Nathan Barton We just can’t depend on government to do things right. Lovers of liberty are not the only people who embarrass themselves with what they say. (See my last commentary on JPFO, Hawai’i, and Levi Strauss.)

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