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Entries from August 2009

Forced Vaccination: A Simple Question

August 31st, 2009 · 6 Comments · Rights and Liberty

The Obama administration is considering forced vaccination of children and adults in response to the possibility of a swine flu epidemic this fall. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius has been preparing public school superintendents for the possibility that their schools will be used by the government as inoculation centers for a nationwide swine […]

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New Podcast: RLC Radio

August 27th, 2009 · No Comments ·

I’m starting a new podcast through BlogTalkRadio called RLC Radio. It’s going to be a panel show on Thursday nights at 11pm EST. The first episode is this week on Thursday the 27th. Shows will feature members of the Republican Liberty Caucus and selected guests and the time will be split about 50/50 between straight […]

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The Evisceration of Halloween

August 26th, 2009 · 1 Comment ·

The witches were the first to go. Then the ghosts. Then the skeletons. Now even jack-o-lanterns are having their leering faces scrubbed clean to pass as plain old pumpkins. The funkillers have been looking for another holiday to go after now that they’ve sucked most of the life out of Christmas and their new target […]

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Senator Tom Coburn Understands the Real Issue

August 25th, 2009 · No Comments ·

I missed Meet the Press last week, but on this week’s show they were kind enough to replay a clip from an appearance by Senator Tom Coburn (R-OK) in which he made very clear something which the media seems to be unable to grasp and which the panel on Meet the Press tried very hard […]

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Obergruppenfuhrer Beck?

August 25th, 2009 · No Comments ·

If you ever questioned the fact that Glenn Beck was an idiot, take a look at the cover of his forthcoming book where he is inexplicably dressed in what looks a lot like an East German secret police officer. Is he accidentally revealing the ironic truth that when fools and fanatics take over a movement, […]

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Lambert’s Barbeque in Austin

August 25th, 2009 · No Comments · The Elitist Pig

Lambert’s is a relatively new barbeque restaurant in downtown austin which bills itself as having “fancy” barbeque, though in actuality it’s more an example of a fancy restaurant which happens to include barbeque on its menu. It’s located at Second and Guadalupe, in what used to be the Warehouse District, in a historic building which […]

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What’s Unconstitutional About Blackwater?

August 22nd, 2009 · 2 Comments ·

This week Bill Maher’s increasingly far left and out of touch show featured repeat guest Jeremy Scahill, who launched into his usual righteous rant against Blackwater and the evils of hiring mercenary troops to augment American forces in our various ill-considered military deployments overseas. Some of it was interesting. For example I hadn’t realized that […]

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Introducing Pat Toomey, 2010 Senate Candidate for Pennsylvania

August 21st, 2009 · 1 Comment ·

Today I got a chance to sit in on a brief interview session with former Pennsylvania Congressman and current Senatorial candidate Pat Toomey who is running with token opposition in the GOP primary and expects to face party-switching Senator Arlen Specter in the fall of 2010. Toomey gained national notoriety in 2004 when he launched […]

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Political Fact Check: Obama is Hitler Posters

August 18th, 2009 · No Comments ·

On the Sunday morning talk shows, especially NBC’s Meet the Press, there was a great deal of talk about the ongoing protests at health care townhall events. One of the issues repeatedly raised was the display of signs with images of President Obama as Hitler or comparing him to Hitler. To my surprise, the representatives […]

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Single Payer is Not the Problem

August 18th, 2009 · No Comments ·

People arguing both sides of the health care reform issue keep hammering on the idea of a single payer based health system. The left wants it and the right thinks it would be the end of the world. Yet not only is it the wrong thing to be worried about, but it is mostly conspicuous […]

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