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The hard truth about entitlements

Social Security and Medicare were nice ideas. Anyways, that’s generally how politicians get and stay elected: putting out nice ideas – things that make people feel good, like the government loves them. But in reality, Social Security and Medicare were … Continue reading

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Blaming the stupid for losing

I have a few things to say about this meme that has emerged within conservative circles, in which the “low-information voter” is given pretty much all the blame (or the lion’s share of it) for Obama’s victory and Romney’s defeat. … Continue reading

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It’s time to say it: Monsanto is doing evil

Evil is such a taboo word. I think it’s too harsh for our gutless society. I don’t mean we don’t like guts; we adore them, especially when they’re all over the camera lens in our favorite zombie movie. But we … Continue reading

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New Party Leadership

Remember when I talked about needing new leadership in the Republican Party? I wasn’t alone. Such calls have been happening from elsewhere (some of them, it seems, are the old leaders, seeking to stay in power as perceived “new leaders”). … Continue reading

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Political suicide

I’m not interested in talking about the Presidential race. I know many people thought their preferred candidate was important; I was/am of the opinion that the two major candidates were just about the same. So much for that. The Republican … Continue reading

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Vote for Liberty

I’d like to make a couple of comments about the upcoming election, and then give a list of candidates throughout the nation I think are worth electing. And just to make it clear up front, I’ll not be promoting any … Continue reading

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Rand Paul filibusters foreign aid, continues father’s convictions

Senator Rand Paul, R-KY, is taking a stand against foreign aid. And he won’t sit down until something is done about it. According to the Daily Caller, Paul is encouraging his fellow Republicans to adopt the policy: “You do not … Continue reading

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The Paul Factor…Rocking The RNC

I’ve been cutting back on the political posts, partly because of some negative feedback, and partly because the farm is just so much more pure and interesting. But a couple of events at the RNC demand my response. Both of … Continue reading

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Which would you prefer: Equality or Freedom?

I’ve been reading Alexis DeToqueville’s Democracy In America, and came across an absolutely brilliant depiction of Americans and democratic peoples in general. I wasn’t sure I agreed with him. But the more I thought about it, the more I realized … Continue reading

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Foreign Intervention

I hear Romney essentially clenched the Republican nomination yesterday. Sounds like four more years, to me. Here’s an interesting video explaining exactly why our endless meddling in global affairs has only caused us pain. In fact, you could even induce … Continue reading

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