Tag Archives: politics

Defense of Libertarianism

We’ve been watching the Republican primary closely and there is a polarization of Conservatives against the Libertarian wing. Ron Paul is a poor articulator of libertarian philosophy, so I’d like to give it a shot. Libertarians believe in the principle … Continue reading

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The TSA is an anti-liberty risk

Let everyone be warned, I am a TSA security risk. A recent CNN article title tells the story: TSA Security looks at people… who complain about TSA security, I’m inclined to do some complaining of my own. First of all, … Continue reading

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You might be a libertarian

On Tuesday the Tea Party scored electoral wins for Republicans. But it may not be Republican sentiment driving the movement – it may be a libertarian surge. We make a great mistake if we believe tonight that these results somehow … Continue reading

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I’ll give you a trigger option

I’ll give you a trigger option: demolish Washington and return power to the people and the local governments where it belongs. “Any real change requires the inclusion of a strong public option to promote competition and bring down costs,” she … Continue reading

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Healthcare the NPR way or healthcare the Libertarian way?

I found interesting a recent NPR podcast with James Morone, author of The Heart of Power. The interview is framed as a positive discussion on the need for national health care. But without hearing the  orgasmic pleasure in their voices … Continue reading

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It’s not reverse discrimination

I keep seeing quotes like this: “Inside, the audience included a small group of New Haven, Conn., firefighters, including Frank Ricci, whose reverse discrimination claim was rejected by Sotomayor’s appeals court panel. The Supreme Court subsequently reversed that panel’s ruling.” … Continue reading

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49 Million to Five

My wife thinks Ann Coulter goes a bit far on her rhetoric when talking about abortion so I’ll add that warning… but I think this is an absolutely classic illustration of liberal absurdity.   Read her article 49 Million to … Continue reading

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Obama’s 100-Day Power Grab

I’ve lightly abridged this article from (http://www.cato.org/pub_display.php?pub_id=10153) [In his first 100 days Obama’s] made a running start toward transforming the federal government’s role in the economy and — if such a thing is even possible — further expanding the president’s … Continue reading

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Baraconomics

Stimulus Package: 1 Trillion Dollars New Taxes: 1 Trillion Dollars Net Gain: zero What do you call taking a trillion dollars from some and giving a trillion to others? Redistribution of wealth. Federal Deficit as of today: 10.8 Trillion Stimulus … Continue reading

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Children’s Rights

If you are anything like me, you may have been gravely mistaken in your understanding of oppression and child abuse. Let me clarify for you: Oppression is teaching your child about God, teaching morals and absolute standards. Child abuse is … Continue reading

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