April 18, 2024 5:00 pm

Economic collapse? Or more Chicken Little with intent?

More hyperbolic fearmongering? Or is there something for real here? The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is a government-run, government-supporting, micro-management sort of institution. It exists to empower government and has always done so. Whatever reports they issue have to be … Continue reading

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April 16, 2024 5:00 pm

Liberty: which can you have if only one? Economic? Political?

Consider the following quotes, please: Now: But: Of course, we need to know what it is to “force” political freedom. Perhaps it is fairly simple: refuse to let people become dependent on government, not let them submit. That is certainly … Continue reading

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April 15, 2024 5:00 pm

Raising up a martyr

“I would rather lose my freedom than surrender to this group of thugs, tyrants, and fascist scoundrels.” – The Donald, recent CPAC speech. T(hat was once a common American attitude. It is exemplified by a now-often-disrespected New Hampshire motto: “Live … Continue reading


April 13, 2024 5:00 pm

Is the world exploding?

Chicken Little had nothing on the modern media, and not just the clickbait brigade! (Although all the oldline, mainstream media and much of the new and supposedly independent media seem to have adopted that modus operandi.) Consider: Newsweek: Lake Mead’s … Continue reading


April 12, 2024 5:00 pm

Texas, my oh my

We here at TPOL completely skipped it last month, as we remembered the 188th anniversary of the Fall of the Alamo in 1836. Yes, a 200-year-old flag. See below for its story! Meanwhile read on about why we remember that … Continue reading

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April 9, 2024 5:00 pm

Colorado discourages gunowners and defenders of liberty

To put it another way: Colorado Democrats wage war on peaceable gun owners With, we point out, the assistance of Republicans and so-called independents. Wasn’t it just yesterday that Colorado leftists wanted to “defund the police” in Colorado? Courtesy of … Continue reading

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April 8, 2024 5:00 pm

Electrical power, greenies, and liberty

The question was recently asked, Can a city the size of Los Angeles rely solely on renewable energy sources like wind, hydroelectricity, and solar power without the use of fossil fuels or nuclear power plants? In today’s American and Californian … Continue reading


April 6, 2024 5:00 pm

Let’s compare the FBI to…

… A whole host of historical tools of tyranny and corrupt government. We’ve all read the labels and shelf-stickers telling us about the store brands and generic versions of various foods and drugs, right? “Compare to BIG BRAND NAME whatever.” … Continue reading

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April 4, 2024 5:00 pm

A Baker’s Dozen reasons not to vote in the 2024 election for massa

Editor’s note: Hopefully, all readers will see this as the satire it is intended to be.But these do make us think about this activity. Provide your own reasons to, or not to, vote this year. A Baker’s Dozen reasons NOT … Continue reading

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April 3, 2024 5:00 pm

A Baker’s Dozen ™ things to not say to a gunowner

Why not say them? Well, it generally isn’t (99.99999 percent of the time) because that gunowner is going to hate you so much that they remove you from the land of the living. (99.99999 is one chance in 10,000,000.) And … Continue reading


March 29, 2024 5:00 pm

America in hospice care

We apparently have now entered the longest general election campaign in American history. With both Uncle Joe and The Donald securing sufficient delegates to win their respective gang’s nomination, they are now officially able to go after each other tooth … Continue reading


March 28, 2024 5:00 pm

Are modern American liberals heirs to Karl Marx?

Or perhaps Groucho? A correspondent recently found and shared this quote from the father of Communism and Socialism: “Under no pretext should arms and ammunition be surrendered; any attempt to disarm the workers must be frustrated, by force if necessary” … Continue reading

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March 27, 2024 5:00 pm

Same old, same old

It seems that the “white hope” of the 2024 presidential election (in many eyes) has chosen a running mate. This makes the election more problematic, and more of a mess. Robert F Kennedy Jr. has chosen Nicole Shanahan, a California … Continue reading

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March 26, 2024 5:00 pm

A bridge to…

As any number of libertarian writers have pointed out today, the destruction of the Francis Scott Key Bridge in Baltimore early this morning by a Hyundai-built, massive container ship destroyed not just a key (pun intended) icon of Maryland, but … Continue reading