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Hopelessness, madness, tolerance, and homicide

In the last few weeks, we’ve seen another surge in killing of people – many so-called “mass murder.” Why? What factors cause these actions? It is not the availability of guns (or other weapons) or opportunity. There is something else.

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A libertarian dilemma? Assisted suicide

Does a human have a right to kill themselves? Often one key difference between those who claim to be libertarians and most other political philosophies is the answer to this question. Republicans, Democrats, Conservatives, Liberals – most (not all) emphatically … Continue reading

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Will there be another Independence Day celebration?

We know, here at TPOL, that is a weird question to ask. But based on what happened this Monday, it occurred to several people. The spectacle of yet another insane piece of garbage going out and killing six and wounding … Continue reading

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Is it for the children???

In one of the recent spat of mass shootings and killings across the Fifty States, we have the Michigan killings in Oxford High School. The 15-year-old shooter (still alive and bugging his jailers about how much press mention he is … Continue reading

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What’s really going on? Statistics and crime.

By Nathan Barton Mama Liberty and I frequently discussed the degree to which we could trust government-generated statistics, and how much of this data was faked, twisted, or fudged/nudged to meet the requirements of the powers-that-be, specifically to keep the … Continue reading

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Dealing with the police, 2018

By Nathan Barton PragerU, the growing internet university, contains a wealth of informative, short (5 minutes or so) lectures presented in a clear, concise, and entertaining manner I only wish that high school teachers of government, current affairs, civics, and … Continue reading

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It gets so old

By Nathan Barton Although I am a lover of liberty and very much (and more and more) an anarchist (self-governor), I tend to sympathize and empathize with conservatives – even conservative statists – more than with their enemies on the … Continue reading

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More thoughts on the Las Vegas Massacre (#3)

By Nathan Barton This week, I’ve lost track of the times I’ve heard politicians say the most disgusting things. First, of course, we have the liberals demanding “reasonable” gun laws. Then we have the conservatives whining about how this isn’t … Continue reading

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Killing people in the Fifty States

By Nathan Barton Are we really one of  the most violent societies on earth?  Are we a bloodsoaked culture? According to some, the Fifty States are.  But lets look at the reality. To me, one of the more interesting webzines … Continue reading

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Guest Commentary: Government and Innocent Blood

Nathan’s Note: This article is from a religious (christian) point of view, but addresses a number of very good points regarding “Government and Innocent Blood.” It was originally written 20 years ago, and has been edited somewhat for this publication, … Continue reading

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