Stephen Stromberg writing for the Washington Post asked: “The GOP can attack what it doesn’t like, but can it govern?” He then goes on to attack Republicans for wanting to do away with many EPA regulations with no concern for the environment. here is some of what he had to say: Now, Republicans have outlined […]
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The responses to the recent post here titled Ron Paul Votes Against the Safety of Our Troops and yesterdays post titled The Primary Campaigns are Getting Interesting were very enlightening to me. I think they are worthy of further discussion. First a couple of observations about the discussions on the two posts linked above. Libertarians are uniformly enthusiastic […]
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The candidates are beginning to speak out on a number of issues and that is what is needed for thinking people to decide who they will back in the primaries. Not all the candidates get the same amount of media attention. Some of that is due the candidate’s standing in the polls and part is due […]
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The following poem was originally published by The Bard of Murdock on Thursday, August 25, 2011. Be sure to read the article link provide bt the Bard before reading the poem. __________________________________________________________ American Acceptionalism __________ Article link: Biden ‘Not Second-guessing’ China’s One-child Policy __________ * Joe Biden is the type of man Who goes to […]
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The following article was originally published by Brian at Frankenstein Government on Tuesday, August 23, 2011. ________________________________________________________ Thriving in the Matrix Today, the Richmond Fed dropped precipitously and home sales edged lower again. Nobody wants to buy forever declining homes with values that can’t find a floor. I tried that earlier this year and […]
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What follows are the views of this old gringo living on the shore of what Castro and Chavez call the Sea of Happiness. I claim no special insight nor do I have any special information that others do not. If I tend to ramble a bit today, I hope you will forgive me. To borrow […]
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To say that I am unhappy with Congressman and candidate for the Republican nomination for the Presidency of these United States of America, Ron Paul, would be a gross understatement.First some disclosure is in order on my part. I have said in this blog more than once that if I were to take one more […]
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Maybe it’s just me. Maybe I am not always as thorough in scanning the news sources of the Web as I think I am. Or, maybe we have been bombarded with so much bad news since 2007/2008 that we’ve become mind-numbed and many events just don’t register any more. Or, maybe our government and their […]
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Finally a politician, Herman Cain, is looking beyond just the problems of our debt and deficits and is proposing something that has the potential to get our pathetic economy going again. Cain was in New Hampshire, having just opened his headquarters there, and he announced his proposal for a 9% corporate tax rate,a 9% personal […]
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Among we conservative bloggers, there are many erudite intellectuals. Some of these very bright people are capable of making very compelling arguments for positions that are contrary to positions of most conservatives. Let me describe a recent case in point. Recently a blogger, for whom I have the utmost respect and who definitely is one […]
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