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Entries from November 2009

A Republican “Purity Test” — A Remarkably Stupid Idea

November 26th, 2009 · No Comments ·

With the winter meeting of the Republican National Committee coming up, RNC Vice Chairman Jim Bopp has come out with a proposal to pass a resolution establishing a “purity test” for Republican candidates in 2010, rather like the “loyalty oath” idea which was floated a few years ago. The plan would be to get all […]

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Thanksgiving: American Day of Shame

November 26th, 2009 · No Comments ·

I think I found this article on DailyKos, or perhaps ThinkProgress By now it pretty much goes without saying that the United States is the most evil nation on earth. It has surpassed the worst crimes of every past empire, from the Romans to the British Empire to the Third Reich. The nations of the […]

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Global Warming Fraud Exposed as Copenhagen Approaches

November 21st, 2009 · 2 Comments ·

With the UN's International Conference on Climate Change in Copenhagen only weeks away, recent revelations have thrown a monkey wrench in the plans of global warming activists to implement a worldwide treaty which would impose costly sanctions on the industrialized west and effect a massive wealth transfer to developing nations. The Obama administration had appeared […]

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Why Can’t Eric Holder Answer a Simple Question?

November 19th, 2009 · 2 Comments ·

You would think that as Attorney General, the top lawyer in the land, with years of experience behind him, Eric Holder would be able to answer simple questions put to him by Senators regarding the disposition of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed and other terrorists who the administration might want to try in the criminal court system. […]

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KSM and the Boys are Criminals, Not Combatants

November 18th, 2009 · 2 Comments ·

This is really very simple and I’m not going to explain it more than once. Despite our desire for revenge and justice and despite all the arguments of both the Bush and Obama administrations, there is only one way to look at the cases of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his confederates who are currently on […]

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South Carolina Says “Enough” to Lindsay Graham

November 11th, 2009 · 3 Comments ·

The people of South Carolina have finally had enough of Lindsey Graham. This week the Republican Executive Committee of Charleston County voted unanimously to censure Graham for his work on pending “Cap and Trade” legislation, support of stimulus spending, bailouts and TARP, and for his support of amnesty for illegal aliens. The resolution complains that […]

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Stupak Amendment Shows Folly of Single Issue Politics

November 8th, 2009 · No Comments ·

By now everyone knows that the Democrat health care bill passed the House of Representatives mostly intact. One of the few changes made to it was the addition of the Stupak Amendment which removed federal funding for abortion from the bill. That amendment was enough to calm the reservations of about 64 conservative Democrat representatives […]

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The Myth of Republican Uniformity

November 7th, 2009 · No Comments ·

At the Texas Students for Liberty conference I heard a lot of speakers. It was dismaying to find that one of the recurring themes from the Libertarian Party speakers was the repetition of the same mistaken assumptions about the nature of the Republican Party which I’m used to hearing from the political left, but which […]

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Election Report: Victories for Liberty

November 4th, 2009 · No Comments ·

Few off-year elections have drawn as much attention as the one which took place yesterday. I spent the whole day working the polls as an election judge — 14 hours of relative boredom interspersed with occasional bursts of activity. Voter turnout here in Texas actually exceeded my expectations considering that we only had constitutional amendments on the ballot, but it was still low and consisted mostly of the most politically active elements of our community — the few people who actually care whether a handful of hurricane damaged beach houses get condemned or given rights to land which erosion has put in the public right of way.

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Live Election Chat Tonight

November 2nd, 2009 · No Comments ·

Tonight I’m participating in a live podcast panel hosted by notorious Liberty Republican Eric Dondero and featuring a panel of distinguished libertarians and liberty-loving Republicans including Dave Nalle, Dan Shiell, Aaron Biterman and special guest Stacy McCain reporting from New York’s CD-23. The subject is the special elections taking place tomorrow. It’s at 7pm CST […]

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