“The society that puts equality before freedom will end up with neither. The society that puts freedom before equality will end up with a great measure of both.” — Milton Friedman

Obamaville

Sign at a homeless camp near Colorado Springs. The “Hoovervilles” that were endemic during the Great Depression cast Herbert Hoover as a villain to an...

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It’s Saturday Night-Hug Someone

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The Swiss Value Their Freedom

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The Great Paul Rahe

Everyone should go to the Powerlineblog and read this post by the inestimable Professor Paul Rahe of Hillsdale College[pursuing truth, defending liberty]: Obama’s Gestures, Part...

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The Profit Motive Versus The Political Motive

This post by Donald Boudreaux at Cafe Hayek highlights an issue that has always intrigued and puzzled me. Why are some people so distrustful of...

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In Praise Of George Foreman Grill

I saw this grill at Costco and almost bought it until I realized I don’t know where I’d put it in our already over-crowded kitchen....

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Rasmussen On Colorado

Rasmussen reports that former Lieutenant governor Jane Norton is the Republican with the strongest lead over Democrat Michael Bennett to be Colorado’s next Senator. Meanwhile,...

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Rasmussen: Obama Approval Index Drops to Minus 16

Rasmussen reports that Obama’s Presidential approval index drops to −16. In the Rasmussen poll 25% strongly approve of Obama and 41% strongly disapprove. This is...

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New Orleans Fundraiser Cancelled

Harry Reid’s New Orleans fundraiser, which I commented on here, has been cancelled. He was unable to get the Republicans to agree to forego debate...

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Sarah Palin On Conan O’Brien With William Shatner

The Tonight Show audience was wild about her. Just before she came out Shatner had read from her book. She reads from his autobiography in...

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Quote of the Day

The arts are an essential element of education, just like reading, writing, and arithmetic….music, dance, painting and theater are all keys that unlock profound human...

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An Inconvenient Question

This sort of thing makes me think the reasons leftists such as Stanford Professor Steven Schneider love Fidel Castro [I don’t know that he does...

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