Daily Archives: July 12, 2010
Disposable like a Bic lighter There’s a lot of gnashing of teeth today over Senator Scott Brown joining the ranks of joining the Democrat Underground of Snowe and Collins in supporting the Left’s “financial overhaul” bill. Snowe even spewed her usual “We Have To Do Something(c)” bs; “While not perfect, the legislation takes necessary steps […] Continue reading
Last week, GOP chairman Michael Steele came under fire for daring to say what a lot of Americans already know – that our involvement in Afghanistan is an ill-advised quagmire with no end in sight. After nearly 10 years and approaching $1 trillion spent… Continue reading
Articles such as this one set the scene for the unthinkable – a three-front Middle East war. The US is embroiled in Iraq, no matter what proponents of the "surge" say. The Afghanistan war, as we have covered it, is getting larger withou… Continue reading
In retrospect, blaming the Great Depression on tariffs was a soft-libertarian solution. What do we mean by soft libertarian? We mean that proponents could make government the culprit without delving deeply into the real causes of the Great Depression. … Continue reading
Speculating about motives isn't my cup of tea. I really don't know why so many folks find it attractive to run other people's lives, to dictate to them, to regiment or regulate them endlessly. Ultimately I suspect this deepest of the deeper… Continue reading
From our friends at DownsizeDC.org:
The Senate will vote on the Frank-Dodd financial (non)reform bill (H.R. 4173) this week and possibly as soon as today. Although it has the votes to pass, it doesn’t yet have the 60 votes needed to break a filuster.
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Tons of people have emailed us asking why For Liberty isn’t on Netflix. Well, a couple weeks ago we sent in some DVDs to them following their content acquisition process. Now they need to hear from you! Contact Netflix and ask them to offer For Liberty as both a DVD rental and instant streaming. Here’s […] Continue reading
Editor’s note: This article is the final installment (for now) in a series “inspired” by a July 4 piece in the Lincoln Journal Star (title noted below). Click here for a full list of titles in the series.
Whatever the Founders’ reasons, slavery’s omission from the political agenda remains a shameful spot on our nation’s founding, […] Continue reading