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Thursday, June 28, 2007

Privileged Private Equity?

Free markets do a far better job of policing than socialistic lawmakers.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 06/28 at 02:12 PM
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A Reader’s Vote for Fred Thompson

Former Senator Thompson has received unexpected, strong support from Republicans who are fed up with the tax-and-spend policies of the recent Republican Congressional majorities and eager to return to the Reagan and Jeffersonian view that government is the problem, not the solution.

Immigration Bill Postmortem

Robert Stapler’s take on the now apparently dead immigration bill.

Tuesday, June 26, 2007

False Prophets

Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and all of the proclaimers of the social(istic) gospel are what the Apostle Paul warned against: false prophets seeking to divide and mislead.

For such men are false apostles, deceitful workmen, masquerading as apostles of Christ.  And no wonder, for Satan himself masquerades as an angel of light.  It is not surprising, then, if his servants masquerade as servants of righteousness. Their end will be what their actions deserve.  (2 Corinthians 11:13-15)

The Raw Deal

President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal was a stain on the fabric of civilized society.

Keynesian Predictions

A cornerstone of liberal-Progressive economic theory turns out to be fatally flawed, bringing the whole structure crashing to the ground.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 06/26 at 12:36 PM
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Monday, June 25, 2007

Economic Class Warfare

Democrats remain true to form: tax and spend the nation into recession.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 06/25 at 10:38 PM
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George Gilder on Intelligent Design

Information-technology guru George Gilder explains why Darwinian materialism is an unsatisfactory paradigm of the world.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 06/25 at 06:24 PM
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Seeing God

Atheists, agnostics, and those simply unchurched perceive God in a very different way from Christians.

Saturday, June 23, 2007

The Main Constitutional Check and Balance

Diversity of economic and other interests, expressed at the state level, was to be the principal Constitutional means of preventing dictatorial power at the Federal level.  Those checks and balances were destroyed by Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal, which imposed socialistic collectivization upon the nation under programs modeled on Mussolini’s Fascist state corporatism.