Archive for October 2011

Liberalism Colors the Story

The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports: Darren Evanovich gave a video testimonial intended to deter others from a life of crime. Nine days later he was shot to death after committing a robbery. The story goes on to praise 23-year old Evanovich for giving a video interview to the Minneapolis office of MAD DADS recounting his…

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Adult Babies

Just in case you still aren’t convinced that America is not only broke, but that it has also gone barking mad crazy, certain politicians (of which party?) are calling for the government to provide us with free diapers.  Yes, it’s been observed that people are having to buy their own diapers.  Food Stamps don’t cover…

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Thoughts on Keynes, Hayek, Liberals and Conservatives

Keynesian economics is popular with politicians because it espouses all sorts of things that politicians can and should do to fix a stalled economy. Hayek’s Austrian economics holds that politicians will be creating more harm than good by doing the things Keynesianism approves of, and that there are only a few things that government should…

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Cell Phone Manners In A Coffee Shop

For a little Saturday morning diversion take a look at the interesting cell phone incident you’ll see by clicking on the image below (nothing will infect your computer): Assuming this is authentic, it’s funny. Is it ethical? Is it a nice thing to do? You have to be as old as I am to remember…

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Restoration of Gun Rights For Those With Old Felony Convictions

More judicial support for the restoration of gun rights where one’s felony conviction is many years old, did not involve violence or the use of a firearm, and one has lived a law-abiding life since.  Johnston v. North Carolina finds that 2nd Amendment protects gun rights in those cases. It’s time for some amendments to…

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Unreported World

Ramita Navai and Wael Dabbous spend two weeks living and filming undercover in some of the most dangerous parts of Syria with members of the movement determined to overthrow Bashar al Assad’s brutal dictatorship.  Damascus, the capital city of Syria, has been continuously inhabited for over 6,000 years.  It is the oldest city in the…

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The Decline and Despair President

“Hope and Change” was the motto of the Obama election campaign which many soon re-phrased as “Hype and Chains.”  That was clever and humorous but the truth of the Obama presidency is now firmly established as a new era of decline and despair.  It’s quite revolting to hear Obama compare himself to Abraham Lincoln considering…

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Doing The Work American Journalists Refuse To Do

The media tries its best to portray the crime wave known as the “Occupy Movement” as a grass roots political movement but we know two things in spite of the media coverup: The Occupy bunch is not a grassroots movement, it’s a financed and controlled product of the community organizer in chief himself, with assistance…

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