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Medical and religious predators – a growing problem

As Ron Paul recently pointed out, our medical providers and religious “leaders” more and more treat others – including the specific people they supposedly serve and lead – as legitimate prey on which they can feed. In this, they join … Continue reading

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What do we mean by government?

In the commentary “what do we mean by liberty?” we looked at several definitions. Some of those mentioned “government.” One reason we like the American Heritage definition is it speaks of control or restrictions “by a government or other power.” … Continue reading

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What do we mean by liberty?

By Nathan Barton As lovers of liberty (libertarians, classical liberals, self-governors, free-market anarchists,) we here at TPOL obviously want to be clear to readers and others about how we define liberty. We take to heart Sam Adams’ statement: “If ye … Continue reading

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White House shills: Conflict or convergence of interests?

A few days ago, The Blaze featured a discussion of Uncle Joe’s new media-shill and her supposed conflict of interest. The shill (officially the White House Press Secretary) is a homosexual who is “married” to a CNN correspondent. The article … Continue reading

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Guest column: The five universal laws of human stupidity

The Five Universal Laws of Human Stupidity Note from TPOL: One of the strongest arguments against mandatory, coercive human government is the existence of stupid people. Especially since the synergy of stupidity is a factor of multiplication and not merely … Continue reading

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Why do we call people thugs?

Is our language too harsh when we write of government, multinationals, and other entities and the people who control them? I try, even more than Mama Liberty did, to avoid vulgarities and profane language. But I know I come across … Continue reading

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The myth of political differences

Years ago, Leonard Read stated it well. “Much the same thing” is not, of course, quite the same as identical, of course. There are differences. Perhaps different flavors. Just as there is a subtle but clear differences between Coca-Cola, Pepsi-Cola, … Continue reading

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What is the real role of government?

As we continue to deal with the Anno Horribus 2020, and especially the mess called the General Election of 2020 and the Second Lockdown, let us sit back and think for a moment or two. What is the real role … Continue reading

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What is a dictator?

Following up “What is a tyrant?” The dictionary tells us DICTATOR  a ruler with total power over a country, typically one who has obtained control by force; a person who behaves in an autocratic way; (in ancient Rome) a chief … Continue reading

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Mainstream media shows its bias – the history of slavery

By Nathan Barton That dean of the mainstream media, as it continues to fail and decline, has a special series this year to commemorate the 400th anniversary the first known slaves to arrive in the English Colony of Virginia (at … Continue reading

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