Communism

Communism = a world where everything is free.   Do I really need to add anything else to that?

Gov't regulations cost us!

If this weren't so aggravatingly sad it would be funny!  The following article is by Marc Steyn. Tyrannous Regulation Cass Sunstein is head of something called the “Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs.”  I’ve seen enough conspiracy...

Corruption of Trust

  & exploitation of greed. Please enjoy this series of YouTubies with some wikinotes thrown in, mostly because it covers the dissenting views. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Money_as_Debt   Money as Debt is...

Alvin Cullum York

Drafted in 1917, Alvin York was a pacifist, he'd been a "Hell Raiser" as a young man but, in 1915 he "saw the Light" at a camp revival. He refused Conscientious Objector status, & rejected the efforts of his pastor & mother to have him...

Why gov't tweaking doesn't work!

The pundits, academics and politicians are continually being surprised when all their fiddling, stimulation and fiat commands don't result in job creation and a booming economy.  If they had listened to this academic who had a lightbulb moment in...

Overwhelm the system

Overwhelm the system –Barack Obama is no fool. He is not incompetent. To the contrary, he is brilliant. He knows exactly what he’s doing. He is purposely overwhelming the U.S. economy to create systemic failure, economic crisis and social chaos —...

Are we seeing the bigger picture?

Could it be we're looking in the wrong direction? Could it be we're in denial? Could it be we're fearful of being burned?    

Can Not We Get Along?

"Now, it is my desire, brothers, that you will take note of those who are causing division and trouble among you, quite against the teaching which was given to you: and keep away from them." It's the greedy rich! It's the indolent poor! It's...

A Portrait in Courage & Conscience

Desmond Doss was a Conscientious Objector in WWII, that didn't mean he didn't want to serve & it didn't mean he was looking to ride out the war safe in a rear position it meant he refused to hold a gun. It was against his faith to kill a man,...

Gun Maids & Runaway Slaves

What do they have in common, they are the women who have fought beside their men for the freedoms we enjoy. We always talk about the men who've marched & sacrificed for their nations but, we often forget the women who went out with them. ...

Where is the Union Outrage?

In Wisconsin, Ohio, New Jersey and Indiana when the State government took steps to constrain government union collective bargaining, you would have thought it was the start of the second Inquisition from the screams and outrage paraded across our news...

Democrat get out the vote campaign 2012

More than 500 illegal immigrants pulled from two trucks Mexican authorities discovered and pulled more than 500 illegal immigrants from Central America and Asia who were crammed inside two tractor-trailers heading toward the United States. The...

Not God & Country, Constitution & Community

I posted this as a reply to SEC's blog, http://www.thoughts.com/SEC/it-is-for-us-the-living, not as an argument but, as a clarifier. I often post comments others would use as a blog but, figuring that if your post provoked it you should get the...

It is for us the living

  Memorial Day, is either a day to remember or an excuse to party.  For me, I prefer to meditate on the ideals that those who went before me and gave the last full measure of devotion.  As Abraham Lincoln said "It is for us the living rather, to be...

I'm bad!

I know I shouldn't laugh at the challenged! Oh well!  

Amendment 5: There's more to it!

Amendment V –  Essayist: Andrew Langer, President of the Institute for Liberty Amendment V: No person shall be held to answer for a capital, or otherwise infamous crime, unless on a presentment or indictment of a Grand Jury, except in cases arising...

The Mingo Wars, Guns & Independence

This is 100% cut & paste from http://www.wvculture.org/history/minewars.html Why write what's already well written? "On March 12, 1883, the first carload of coal was transported from Pocahontas in Tazewell County, Virginia, on the Norfolk...

USDA shut kids rabbit business

Last year the government the government took steps to regulate your backyard garden, last month was the culmination of a year long major sting against an Amish farm in Pennsylvania for selling raw milk.  Now a young mans rabbit business is going to...

The CCC

Why is it politicians as a group have an unerring instinct to throw away the good & keep the bad? It really doesn't seem to be a party thing so much as a politician thing, we used to have statesmen, folk who didn't want the dirty job but, couldn't...

For your ammusment!

I heard this guy on NPR this weekend--he was definatly worth looking into.  It would be better if he ran as a l ibertarian though! Presidential Hopeful Gary Johnson Plays Not My Job You Really ought to listan to the story--it was great!  A good...

More liberal hypocricy

San Francisco to put circumcision ban on the ballot (JTA) -- A measure seeking to ban male circumcision will appear on the November ballot in San Francisco. More than 7,700 signatures from city residents on a petition in support of the measure were...

Free speech: Colbert in PACland

By Steve Simpson and Paul Sherman Comedy Central funnyman Stephen Colbert, like most of his friends and allies on the left, thinks that last year's Supreme Court ruling in Citizens United v. FEC is, literally, ridiculous. To make his case that...