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.

Technology for liberty 3 – Firearms and not-firearms

This news appeared a few days ago in Field & Steam: GOEX black powder may disappear because Hodgdon is shutting down its sole plant. To quote the article: “Given the fact that GOEX black powder is generally regarded as the … Continue reading

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Technology for liberty 2 – satellite cellular

After discussing distributed grid cellular and internet communications in a local area, the natural question is “how do we communicate over larger distances?” We’ve had “satellite cellular” phones for decades – a standard ploy in action movies and books. IF … Continue reading

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Technology for liberty – distributed (mesh) communications

As society continues to deteriorate and liberty is seemingly more on the defensive right now, we need to remember that technology is virtually always neutral. A tool can be used for good or for evil, and there are few exceptions … Continue reading

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Think about this – Blood on my hands

Listen to this plaintive folksong on YouTube: Blood on my hands. Here is what the writer and singer, John Ondrasik, says; I post it without commentary, for now. Share your thoughts with me, the writer, your family and friends: John … Continue reading

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Our current lap in the race of tyranny

As mentioned in the last column, the quote usually (and apparently wrongly) attributed to Sinclair Lewis, “When Fascism [tyranny] comes to America, it will be wrapped in the flag and carrying a cross,” was a little too late and simply … Continue reading

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Race to the bottom – American tyranny

As we enter the last quarter of Calendar Year 2021 and the Fiscal New Year of the FedGov (2022), we need to consider some of these things. Readers and friends know that I am very much an enemy of democracy. … Continue reading

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Were Lee, Jackson, and Wheeler traitors?

In the last commentary (HERE) I ran out of words to explain my claim that Southern officers and enlisted personnel (and their leaders and civilians) were NOT traitors to the United States. So here is the next commentary: WHY do … Continue reading

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Military threats to the Fifty States: A subverted military

The seemingly treasonous actions of which General Milley is accused, in the waning days of the Trump administration, make me ponder the current state of threat to the Fifty States: The US Constitution The federal government The Fifty State governments … Continue reading

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Do crime stats show the value of increased gun ownership?

As Uncle Joe and all his supporters and managers scream more and more about violent crime, lets step back and look for a moment. Back in September of 2020, a year ago, the FBI’s annual report confirmed what the Washington … Continue reading

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Fighting against liberty – the 2020s foremost activity

Call it what you will – it is clear that much of public discourse in 2021 consists of direct attacks on people’s liberty. That is, your liberty and my liberty. The news is daily filled with yet another example of … Continue reading

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