Without being so crude, that is the same question asked by Peggy Noonan in her Wall Street Journal article America’s Crisis of Character. … I’ve long thought that public dissatisfaction is about more than the economy, that it’s also about our culture, or rather the flat, brute, highly sexualized thing we call our culture. Now I’d […]Read more "What the Hell has happened to America?"
John Stossel said pretty much the same thing …a true free market doesn’t require much. It’s not like an orchestra in need of a conductor. What it needs is property rights, so no one can take your stuff. Then people trade property to their mutual advantage. Resources move around without the need for a central, […]Read more "It’s Simple! Leave the Economy Alone!"
I have debated with myself for the last five hours whether to make this post. I am not inclined to be an alarmist; but I think this is an alarm that must sounded. The question in the title is not mine. It is a question that a blogger at The Rio Norte Line blog asks readers […]Read more "“What if people in our government really are revolutionaries who want to bring down the government of the United States?”"
A recent article in the Washington Post attempted to explain the difference between liberals and conservatives/libertarians. The article is not linked because it really is of little merit. The author merely explains, without being strident, that liberals are open-minded and open to change while conservatives/libertarians are closed-minded and not open to change. Is there truth in what she […]Read more "The Gordian Knot of Human Nature or Liberal Brain Knots?"
Writer’s block or brain freeze I’m not sure which. Hopefully I’ll be back to normal tomorrow.Read more "Taking the day off."
It’s Sunday and The Bard of Murdock gives us another tongue and cheek look at politics in America. This poem was originally poblished at the Bard’s site on Monday, April 9, 2012. Please be sure to read the article link provided before reading the poem. ******************************* Milquetoast Mercenary Article link: The Republican War on Caterpillars […]Read more "“Milquetoast Mercenary” a poem by The Bard of Murdock"
Today’s Guest Saturday post is by Cheryl Pass of the My Tea Party Chronicle blog, where it was originally published on Wednesday, April 11, 2012. ________________________________ APPLES, ORANGES, AND OXYMORONS – GAY MARRIAGE Our State of North Carolina has a primary on May 4th and on the ballot is a referendum stating that marriage between […]Read more "“APPLES, ORANGES, AND OXYMORONS – GAY MARRIAGE” an essay by Cheryl Pass"
According to a recent study released by The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) and reported by Fox News, the United States’ education system is putting the country’s national security at risk. Yes, that CFR; the same elitist group that thinks they should be running the world. Apparently, it has finally dawned on them that the […]Read more "Is Poor Education a National Security Issue?"
Populism is what Barack Obama is selling. Will Americans buy it? Having traveled considerably in third world countries and having lived in one for the last twenty years, I know a little bit about populism. When the vast majority in a country are truly have-nots, populism is an easy sell. ironically, when an economic crisis grips […]Read more "Populism in America?"
Remember back in June of last year Congress voted to end the billions of dollars of ethanol subsidies, which were to be effective January 1, 2012? Some of us naively thought this would be the end to the nonsense use of corn, food for livestock and humans, would finally come to an end. Silly us. You see, […]Read more "Ethanol ___ There is More in Your Future"