Author Archives: tpolnathan

About tpolnathan

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

The color of politics

By Nathan Barton Reality is a difficult concept for many people to grasp. And those who are “reality challenged” seem to be on the increase, these days. One of the areas where this seems to be a particular problem is … Continue reading

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Dealing with predators

By Nathan Barton The lists get longer and longer – the predators – sexual predators – are being outed and (for the most part) condemned, even expelled from various and sundry events and organizations. On the political side (just in … Continue reading

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Who owns space?

By Nathan Barton “The Next Big Future” has an article which both castigates government (NASA) in particular, and then demonstrates an unhealthy and irrational faith in government as well as a weird claim of dependence on government, all in a … Continue reading

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Welfare – the alternative

By Nathan Barton Today, it seems that more and more of government resources here in the Fifty States – federal, state, tribal, and local – go to providing welfare.  Although the statistics seem to say otherwise, the cost of helping … Continue reading

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Another centenary remembrance

By Nathan Barton I failed to finish this article in time for MamaLiberty to post it on the 7th, which was the 100th Anniversary of the infamous “October Revolution.” (This was so-called because at the time, Russia still used the … Continue reading

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Deadly highway epidemic? Only a runner-up

By Nathan Barton A recent email from a highway safety group provided this chart of “The 10 Worst Epidemics In History” a few days ago. Rank Epidemic Period In History Estimated Number of Deaths 1 Plague of Justinian 541-542 100,000,000 2 … Continue reading

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What are your priorities?

By Nathan Barton I just got a Hardware Store ad –  as we race through the “holiday shopping season” once again in the Fifty States. Prominently featured in their “Light Up The Season” flyer is a giant (12 feet tall!) … Continue reading

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