Daily Archives: August 19, 2010

The Big Money Boys Are Always There (Tea Parties No Exception)

The Koch brothers and Rupert Murdoch have self-interested and at times radical agendas that go well beyond, and sometimes counter to, the interests of those who serve as spear carriers in the political pageants hawked on Fox News. Continue reading

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Revisiting Natural Rights

In response to an essay in which I discuss the difference between Amartya Sen's and the late Peter Bauer's recommendation for how countries can achieve economic development, one in which I touch on the topic of natural rights, someone sent the … Continue reading

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Rise of the Neo-Authoritarian Intelligentsia

We were startled to find this article appearing in the leftist Salon.com because it deals evidently and obviously with the Daily Bell theme: that prominent writers can construct fear-based arguments that help support larger power-elite dominant social … Continue reading

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10 Credible Conspiracy Theories?

While popular, left-wing website AlterNet cannot be considered mainstream media per se, this article partakes of the modern Western (mostly US) tradition of debunking suspicions that people may have about their government. It is especially a US… Continue reading

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Here’s something Obama ‘Inherited’-Victory in Iraq

h/t haystack Via CENTCOM; Last American combat brigade leaves Iraq BAGHDAD (Aug. 18, 2010) — The first wave of soldiers with the 4th Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division, United States Division-Center, departed Baghdad Aug. 13 as the last combat brigade to leave Iraq, as part of the responsible drawdown of troops in Iraq. […] Continue reading

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‘The Next Time Democrats Call You Extreme, Show Them This Video.’

Finally the NRSC is on the right track, at least with its messaging.
h/t Jim Geraghty
Via NRSC;
Next time Democrats call you extreme, show them this video. Visit http://www.nrsc.org or text “extreme” to 54608 to learn more. Continue reading

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Rand Paul Money Bomb August 19th and 20th

Rand Paul Money Bomb – August 19th and 20th
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Federal Red Ink Tsunami: The Life Boats Are Within Our Reach

The gulf coast oil spill was and is a horrible disaster with consequences that will last for years to come. But when one looks at the “big picture”, the oil spill is dwarfed by the tsunami of red ink that promises to suck everyone into its wake. The life boats are well within our reach – they are located right within in our own states. Continue reading

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