Economics Philosophy Politics Terrorism

Paris in Perspective

As the Charlie Hebdo artist said after the recent attacks in Paris, #ParisIsAboutLife. I tried to broach a tangent to this subject when I wrote the recent piece, Greece in Perspective. I sometimes wonder if I’m not too subtle in my writing.  Other times I know I am, because the message never seems to get …

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Politics Terrorism

The End of Liberty Dollars?

Years ago, I set up a Google alert for “Liberty Dollar” (and NORFED. Norfed was the name of the company that started Liberty Dollar Silver) because I wanted to keep track of what was being said about the currency in the mainstream media. Not a lot, until recently. A week ago today, I got a …

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Immigration Libertarian Politics Terrorism

Fascist Form Letters Rule the Day

Posted my thoughts on Kay Bailey Hutchinson’s form letter endorsement of federalizing Texas law enforcement here. At that time I thought John Cornyn (Texas’ other Senator) was savvy enough to understand not to send form letters endorsing legislation, to people who are on file as being opposed to the same legislation. Apparently I’m mistaken. Campaign …

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Politics Terrorism

Treasonous Americans

WASHINGTON — Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle and both houses of Congress, including Rep. Jason Altmire, D-McCandless, today introduced legislation to strip U.S. citizenship from people with terrorist ties. The bill’s chief sponsors — Sens. Joe Lieberman, I-Conn, and Scott Brown, R-Mass., Rep. Charlie Dent, R-Allentown, and Mr. Altmire — said they had …

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Atheism Podcast Politics Religion Terrorism

FFrF Radio: Mike Christensen; Archive: Emily Lyons & Scopes II: Alvin Harris

Podcast Link.July 26, 2008 – Mike Christensen, Seattle “Imagine No Religion” Billboard Booster Gershwin’s Summertime introduces the show, followed by a clip from Letting Go of God. Theocracy Alert. Lieberman courting the religious right, Grassly bounced by them. Mike Christensen sponsored an “Imagine No Religion” billboard in Seattle. He changed his definition of agnostic, and …

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Guns Podcast Terrorism

An Individual Right to Keep and Bear Arms

I’ve been waiting for this decision ever since I heard about the case in a CATO Daily Podcast. From the CATO site: On June 26, 2008, the Court rediscovered the Second Amendment. More than five years after six Washington, D.C. residents challenged the city’s 32-year-old ban on all functional firearms in the home, the Court …

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