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.

America’s growing lawlessness

By Nathan Barton I am seeing it more and more: people just plain ignoring the laws, at all levels.  More and more people are lawless.  Lawbreakers. As a correspondent pointed out, it seems that the more laws that are passed, … Continue reading

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Bitcoin – tool for liberty or just another tool for tyranny?

By Nathan Barton MIT just published a story about Communist China’s central bank testing a digital currency to use instead of (in competition with) Bitcoin and all the rest. “Speeches and research papers from officials at the People’s Bank of … Continue reading

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Nice to know – slavery still legal and expanding in the Fifty States

By Nathan Barton The Nine Nazgul (the US Supreme Court) have once again affirmed that slavery is the law of the land.  Tax slavery, of course, but still legal.  And expanding. The issue was the Nazgul announcement on 26 June … Continue reading

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Thoughts on liberty

By Nathan Barton On Sunday, 2nd of July 2017, I celebrated the 241st anniversary of the Continental Congress voting to declare independence of the Thirteen States from the English Crown and the British Empire. As I did that, I reflected … Continue reading

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On track for 1,000 dead in 2017

By Nathan Barton According to the WaPo, once more in 2017, about a thousand people will be killed by cops shooting them. About the same as in 2016 and 2015, in fact. Assuming the WaPo data is accurate: RI, WY, … Continue reading

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Another day – another shooting

By Nathan Barton This is officially “workplace violence” and maybe it is. People in a huge hospital in NYC (the Bronx) were attacked by a doctor who had apparently been fired from its employ some time ago.  Thanks to Scott, … Continue reading

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The Dark Ages – coming back in a nation near you?

By Nathan Barton Repeating the evils of history? Back in the 8th Century AUC (better known today as the 1st Century Anno Domini), life was simple.  Not just simple but short and anything but sweet. The  life of children in … Continue reading

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