Architecture Politics

Twin Towers Alliance Video

Busy day for causes today. Here’s one I haven’t heard from in awhile, but I’m still 100% behind the effort. A video tribute to the World Trade Center as it was… read more | digg story …and plans to rebuild them as they should be. The Restoration Alternative Shows the latest conceptual models of what …

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HealthCare Podcast Politics

Health Care Solutions

“There is no worse tyranny than to force a man to pay for what he does not want merely because you think it would be good for him.”– Robert Heinlein Solutions time again. I’ve done a bit of blogging on the subject of US Health Care problems recently, and I could go on. One of …

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Podcast Politics

2008 Democratic Debates

I’d just like to point out that I didn’t blog on the subject of the Democratic debates, even though they were in Austin, and even though I watched some of the program, and I didn’t blog on it for several very good reasons. First off, that wasn’t a debate. It was a town hall meeting. I’ll …

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Politics

Don’t even know what they’re voting for

Classic example of bureaucracy in-action: Last week the Senate passed the Conference Report of the 137-page Intelligence Authorization Act (H.R. 2082). The big media story about the bill is its ban on waterboarding, which will apparently prompt a Presidential veto. If so, President Bush would veto the bill for the worst possible reason, but it …

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Economics

End the Inflation Tax

“Inflation has now been institutionalized at a fairly constant 5% per year. This has been determined to be the optimum level for generating the most revenue without causing public alarm. A 5% devaluation applies, not only to the money earned this year, but to all that is left over from previous years. At the end …

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Politics

Victory at Sunset – Protect America Act is no more

Downsize DC sent out a notice earlier this week that I failed to blog on: 68 Senators violated their oaths of office This is their oath: “I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true …

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