Category Archives: Nathan’s Rants

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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“Public” (government-run, tax-funded) schools continue to fail

In our eyes, that is, the eyes of lovers of knowledge, of liberty, and of personal responsibility, peace, and prosperity. BUT… In the minds of the enemies of liberty – the educrats, the academic elite, the self-proclaimed “progressives,” the regressivists, … Continue reading

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The Twenty Years War – lessons NOT learned

Look at the map. Now, Texas is a lot flatter than Afghanistan, but historically, the inhabitants of Texas – whether Tonkawa or Numu (Comanche) or Spanish or Mexican or Texian/Texican or Anglo – are just as ornery and prone to … Continue reading

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The sub-rosa war on our liberties continues

The latest battles – in schools, businesses, courts, media, and government chambers – against basic liberties triggered by the continuing Pandemic Panic. But I repeat myself: regardless of the tactics, the target is ALWAYS our freedoms. As normal, the news … Continue reading

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Answering misconceptions: American militia

The hoplophobes and hoploclasts are always with us.  Consider this comment recently posted online. “There are no militias in the United States. They were all absorbed into the National Guard in 1906. You and your vigilantes, operating outside the authority … Continue reading

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Looking back – 20 years and a lifetime

Ben Franklin’s quote from either 1755 or 1774 once again is proven a valid prophesy: ‘They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety, deserve neither liberty nor safety.’ Tuesday, Bloody Tuesday. 2001. Today, we look … Continue reading

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We’re back – and boy is there a lot to comment on!

After nearly two weeks, The Price of Liberty is back. Much as we wish it had been a “vacation” (original plan) work and some tragedies distracted us from very important things. Like publishing more commentary for readers here at TPOL. … Continue reading

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A nation of lies – on ‘roids

Look, we’ve known for a very long time that many of the institutions in our Fifty States and their leaders, staff, contractors, and advocates lie. These people are and have been liars. Consider the Congress. Every so often, one of … Continue reading

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Suicide of a nation – and a civilization?

The incredible, insane, and hypersonic collapse of Afghanistan and the chaos and stupidity of so many people is on view and has been for a week. Hang on, folks! Things are going to get worse before they get better. As … Continue reading

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