Monthly Archives: December 2011

More Pictures of Saylor Jack

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In response to more than one explicit request (and, I’m sure, a host of “unspoken” requests), here are some pictures of The Rascal.

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Reading “End The Fed” (chapter 3)

Chapter 3 of “End The Fed” is entitled, “My Intellectual Influences”. Here, Congressman Paul highlights three experiences from his childhood that carried valuable economic lessons.  They are: coin collecting, selling milk, and hearing inflationary tales of a German grandmother. Coin … Continue reading

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Atheists, Christians, America, and Nothingness

There’s this breaking story on CNN about atheists taking over a spot in a public park that has traditionally been used by Christians to set up various nativity scenes at Christmas. The arguments for and against the move go something like … Continue reading

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What The Farm Has Taught

Certain elemental truths of the universe manifest themselves in their purest forms at the farm. I suspect this has something to do with the nature of the farm and its place at the root of all civilization. Maybe not, though. … Continue reading

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On Neo-Morbidism

Some (unrefined) thoughts: What a strange culture and a strange time in which we find ourselves. It appears sometimes that I live in a world full of thinkers. There are post-moderns, contemplative theologians, poignant poets, articulate atheists…and so on. I … Continue reading

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Reading “End The Fed” (Ch. 2)

Chapter 2: The Origin and Nature of the Fed [note: all italicized words are quotes (or grammatically-altered quotes) from the text] The Federal Reserve was created during the “Progressive Era – a time in which business in general became infatuated … Continue reading

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