Philosophy Politics

Special needs and Government Schools

One of the arguments in favor of government schools that I frequently hear is how the private schools cannot handle the requirements of special needs children, and how only the government funding of schools allows for the proper education of these children. I happen to know that this is a fabrication. I have watched a …

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Politics

Time to Double Down on Online Gambling

The article summary pretty much says it all: “If market expectations are any guide, though, the United States will likely end up allowing its citizens to gamble online. In the hours after the WTO ruling was announced, stocks in online gaming companies lifted. Investors clearly see the writing on the wall, even if the U.S. …

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Atheism Politics Religion

Penn Jillette on Politics and Religion

The self-described libertarian nut is interviewed concerning his thoughts on Nevada being moved up in the primaries. [Youtube video “Penn Jillette speaks of his atheism with Wolf Blitzer” could not be found. to re-attach. My apologies.] Apparently he was on Paula Zahn prior to this, also talking about religion, or his lack of it. I …

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Economics Humor

Tasty Morsels of Deficit Spending

“And this pathetic performance occurs despite the fact that the government has been buying huge, huge, HUGE amounts of war materiel from the ‘defense industry’ and running up enormous, enormous, ENORMOUS deficits to pay for it!” The Mogambo Guru, as usual, hits upon the most important economic points in his latest rant. The Fed is …

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