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Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Quote of the Day

From the Wall Street Journal’s “Best of the Web:”

To be sure, America has made some racial progress. But the dream of equality will not be truly and fully realized until President Obama’s political detractors treat him with the same respect George W. Bush’s detractors showed him.

 

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 03/31 at 10:28 PM
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President To Fire Reid and Pelosi For Incompetence?

Scott Ott (aka ScrappleFace) wonders why the President, having fired GM CEO Rick Wagoner for incompetence, doesn’t apply the same standards within government.

Saturday, March 28, 2009

Government as the Agent of Prosperity

A reader asserts that, in the chicken-or-egg-first debate, prosperity is not possible without organization of the economy by government.

Friday, March 27, 2009

A Response to Simplistic Atheism

Read R. R. Reno’s review of David Hart

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

AIG Employees’ Side of the Story

The President, Congress, and the attorneys general of New York and Connecticut have damned AIG’s bonus recipients, without any consideration of fairness, and without even a gesture in the direction of due process of law.  Their motto is, “My mind is made up.  Don’t confuse me with facts.”

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 03/25 at 10:53 PM
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Another Straw In The Inflationary Wind

Inflation may be encroaching earlier than expected upon the President’s budget.  Investors, at home and abroad, already are worried about the disrupting impact of the President’s proposed massive increases in Federal deficit spending as he works to extend socialistic management of the economy by Washington bureaucrats.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 03/25 at 10:43 PM
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Sic Semper Socialismus

Britain’s socialist Labour Party Prime Minister boldly calls for what American liberal-progressive-socialists are more guarded in advocating: a one-world socialist government.

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

The Constitution Be Damned

Tocqueville forewarned us about the tyranny of majorities that by nature impose ill-considered policies trampling upon individual liberties, liberties which the Bill of Rights was enacted to protect.

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Understanding Obama - One More Aspect

One of the President’s most fundamental aims is to “change” our healthcare system into one resembling the one-payer system in Canada and the UK.

To understand some of what that will mean to you as an individual dealing with medical needs, read Natasha Richardson and “Medical Capital” on the Mises Economics Blog.

Saturday, March 21, 2009

Dollar Sinks Under Weight of Helicopter Ben Bernanke’s Latest Fiat Money Dump

As in the burgeoning of the 1970s stagflation, bond investors are beginning to fear onrushing, big-time inflation.

Posted by Thomas E. Brewton on 03/21 at 04:23 PM
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