Tag Archives: Freedom

Why don’t we have riots in rural areas?

I got asked an interesting question the other day. I reworded it slightly. I suspect that the questioner is not an American, or not one for very long, and really doesn’t understand rural areas. Especially not American rural areas, or … Continue reading

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David Lipscomb on Government

Many libertarians think that all people who claim to be “Christians” or even religious in general reject the libertarian, or free-market anarchist, worldview. This quote from 1867 or 1868 is worth thinking about:

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Masks, liberty, and slavery

You got a mask? For 99% of Americans, the answer is yes. Stores and websites are selling them like hotcakes. It seems like every other store (especially the big-box and small-box stores and the supermarket and convenience store chains) has … Continue reading

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Unity? If they can…

There is a lot of talk these days about Unity here in the Fifty States. Mr. Biden preaches it constantly. A lot of people say that they don’t understand this, because they don’t think his decrees and appointments and other … Continue reading

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Posting #2000 – The Price of Liberty – Paying the price

If I am counting right, this is the 2,000th commentary published by Lady Susan (Mama Liberty) and Nathan and other writers on TPOL since we moved to WordPress. And more than 3,500 total on all platforms. Everyone associated with TPOL … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas

The Holidays, like much of 2020, seem dismal, disruptive, and even frightening to many Americans. That comes as no surprise. On the one hand, you have many people who are determined to have family and friends and a traditional Christmas … Continue reading

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ALL Rights Matter

No doubt, this headline will result in TPOL being condemned for a “parody” of the nasty Black Lives Matter. A female student at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas, was expelled within hours for a posting on social media which was … Continue reading

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Freedom = I Won’t

These are NOT the faces of free people. These are the faces of livestock, obeying the will of their masters, their owners. Some do it with joy – like dogs. Some do it with distain – like cats forced to. … Continue reading

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The LAST Independence Day?

Happy Independence Day! Remember and honor those who declared and fought for our liberty – even if misguided in many things, incomplete in their understanding, and unable to actually achieve all that was needed. At least by our lights, looking … Continue reading

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Space – the dream still exists

21 July 2011 – STS-135. The last American Space Shuttle mission. 30 May 2020 – The first manned flight of a SpaceX Dragon spacecraft. About a month and a half short of nine years. NINE years. It is time to … Continue reading

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