Economics Humor Podcast Politics

How about NO income tax?

So, I’m catching up on the podcasts, walking the dogs, and I spend an hour listening to CATO pundits and others go on about The Simplified Tax: A Bold Plan to End the AMT and Overhaul the Income Tax and I’m thinking to myself the whole time “How about NO income tax?” We funded all …

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Economics Politics

Paul: Fox News is ‘scared of me’

Yet another attempt to exclude minority opinions, even when those opinions carry the name of a major party: PLAISTOW, N.H. — Ron Paul said the decision to exclude him from a debate on Fox News Sunday the weekend before the New Hampshire Primary is proof that the network “is scared” of him. “They are scared …

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Atheism Podcast Politics Religion

FFrF Radio: Secular Songs

Something that I’ve actually enjoyed while listening to the program. Not so much Dan Barker’s singing, but the other artists who are free thinkers whose works get mentioned and played makes a list too long to get into here. Podcast link Amongst the regular recurring songs (Ain’t it the Truth, It Ain’t Necessarily So, etc.) …

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Philosophy Politics

Protectionism and My Stuffy Nose

So, here’s the latest story in a long running discussion about being able to buy my over-the-counter medications over-the-counter again, rather than be forced to register like some deviant because I have allergies. I like the way this author thinks: So let me go out on a limb here and say what any reasonable person …

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Family Holiday Humor

Review: The Santa Clause Series

I started watching this film series at the very beginning; Tim Allen was just coming off his Home Improvement high, and clearly wanted to get into movies. The Santa Clause was one of his first films, and in my opinion it remains one of his best. This film came out about the time that I …

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What to do When Pulled Over

That’s the question that’s answered in the CATO Daily Podcast episode Free Riding featuring Timothy Lynch. If you just want the information (especially since he’s not offering legal advice) it’s probably simpler to just go to this link to the ACLU and get their wallet card that covers the basics; such as: IF YOU’RE STOPPED …

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Politics

Review: Thank You for Smoking

“That’s the beauty of argument; because if you argue correctly you’re never wrong” -Nick Naylor, Thank You for Smoking I laughed my butt off watching the Yuppie Mephistopheles do his best to convince me that I needed to smoke cigarettes. The film Thank You for Smoking revolves around a big tobacco lobbyist, Nick Naylor, and his experiences talking up …

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Technical

Amazon Un-box; Uninterested

Talk about false advertising. Got a message in the inbox promoting: Amazon Unbox Holiday Treats: No-Cost, Exclusive, and Topselling Downloads I don’t know how many people checked into this, but I’ve been intrigued for quite some time about the future of media on the internet, so I thought I would check it out. First off, …

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Review: Ratatouille

Perhaps the most beautiful animated film I’ve ever seen. No, I’m not talking about the quality of the animation; although, like all the Pixar films, it’s better animated than the previous films from the studio. It’s the nature of computer animation. Hayao Miyazaki’s worst film looks better than the best of the computer animated films …

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