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Entries from July 2009

Will the ‘Birthers’ Please Just Shut Up

July 28th, 2009 · 9 Comments ·

I don't want to appear to be opposing absolute freedom of speech, but there comes a point when, as a personal favor to sane people everywhere and to reduce the level of national embarrassment, I just have to ask the rat-brained social deviants who think there's a great conspiracy to conceal President Obama's real place […]

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National Health Care in Under 1000 Words Instead of 1000 Pages

July 24th, 2009 · 2 Comments ·

At the risk of jeopardizing my reputation as a free marketeer and anti-tax crusader, I feel it’s time that someone lay out the absolute truth about the current health care crisis and provide the obvious solution which no one in government seems to have the brains or integrity to propose. As a caveat, I do […]

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Is Our Long National Nightmare Almost Over?

July 23rd, 2009 · No Comments ·

In the midst of the Great Depression, Franklin Roosevelt took office and immediately embarked on a whirlwind of activity, rushing bills through a compliant Congress to implement sweeping socialist programs which were promoted as attempts to deal with problems of the depression like unemployment and bank failures, but which largely resulted in extending the economic […]

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ObamaCare: Mandates Will Devastate the Working Poor

July 23rd, 2009 · 1 Comment ·

I’ve written several articles exposing the flaws of socialized medicine and the plans currently being considered in congress. Yet despite all this effort I get a feeling that I’m not reaching everyone I want to reach. Maybe their minds are closed and it’s a pointless effort, but I still hold out hope that reason can […]

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The New Radicalism: Is it Time for a General Strike?

July 21st, 2009 · No Comments ·

The folks at ACTIVE have come up with an interesting idea. They’re calling for a nationwide strike of citizens against the government, turning the international socialists’ tactics against them and possibly launching a movement which will have even more impact than the Tea Parties have had. At a time when the extreme left has become […]

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Five Steps to Real Health Care Reform

July 19th, 2009 · 4 Comments ·

Although the bill currently being considered by Congress is being advertised as healthcare reform, it actually includes very little in the way of real reform. It is a thousand-page disaster which attempts to address problems which were created by government regulation with more government and more regulation at an enormous cost. There are real problems […]

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The Human Cost of Rationing Healthcare

July 18th, 2009 · 528 Comments ·

This week the Congressional Budget Office projected enormous cost increases under the current congressional plan for national health care. It was promoted as saving taxpayers money, but the CBO estimates a cost over $1 trillion and it is likely to raise the tax burden for many Americans to close to 60% of their already dwindling […]

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Young Republicans Go Off the Rails

July 13th, 2009 · 2 Comments ·

Reports coming out of the Young Republicans convention last week in Indianapolis range from the disappointing to the disturbing. The organization which represents Republicans under 40, who are a demographic where the GOP has been rapidly losing ground, seems to have taken a radical turn with this convention which does not look good for the […]

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Michael Jackson and the Cadillac Brougham of Caskets

July 8th, 2009 · 1 Comment ·

As someone only a few months younger than Michael Jackson, I can’t entirely ignore the frenzy surrounding his untimely death, much though I’d like to put the entire subject out of mind. I managed to avoid watching any of the coverage of the memorial service and even managed to avoid reading much about it, until […]

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Driving Through History on Independence Day

July 4th, 2009 · No Comments ·

I’m on the last leg of a three-week trip through the northeast which has included visits to the birthplace of America (Williamsburg, VA), the birthplace of liberty (Boston, MA), the birthplace of the constitution (Philadelphia, PA) and the place where liberty and the constitution and the nation as we know it are dying a slow […]

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