Politics

Forget the candidates. Let’s talk core beliefs.

October 8, 2008

The personalities are fleeting but the principles are permanent. Hopefully not semi-permanent. I’m talking about how we organize as a group of 305 million individuals, the grand experiment in self-government that was launched 232 years ago and will hopefully extend through future generations (feels quite shaky now, though, doesn’t it?). So let’s take a break […]

Reasoning

September 11, 2008

I follow many bulletin boards and political blogs, and I’m finding it fascinating watch people justify their positions on the Obiden and McPalin teams. People tend to use inductive reasoning: I like Obama. Therefore, the “lipstick” comment was harmless and the GOP is just nitpicking. Or: I support McCain. Therefore, the “lipstick” comment was a […]

Door #3?

September 9, 2008

Not sold on either Obiden or McPalin? Can’t stomach one pair taking away your economic freedom and the other taking away your personal freedoms? There may still be hope in this already remarkable political season. Ron Paul to Hold Major Press Conference Wednesday FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Jesse Benton September 8, 2008 ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA – […]

Bye-bye.

July 28, 2008

More of our freedoms evaporated this week (courtesy our servant government, our elected officials who took the oath of office to uphold the Constitution). Did you kiss them? Will you miss them? (Your freedoms, not your congresspeople.) From Freedom Works: Hidden deep in Senator Christopher Dodd’s 630-page Senate housing legislation is a sweeping provision that […]

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