Mar 09 2017

Aristocracy breeds Socialism breeds Tyranny

Aristocracy is supposed to be “rule by the best” meaning we can get beneficial governing by granting power to the wisest among us. This sounds good on paper and it can be. However, no matter how ethically aristocrats accumulated their wealth, as generations hand property down, the work ethic tends to become diluted and along …

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Jan 04 2017

Obamacare Has Been a Frankenstein-like Horror

Just as Dr. Frankenstein cobbled together body parts into a grotesque figure that became a monster when animated, Barack Obama has taken credit for Affordable Care Act to the extent that it has become known as “Obamacare”. Dr. Frankenstein did not set out to create a monster, rather he was experimenting with the concept of …

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Dec 04 2016

Flag Burning is Protected Criticism

Most of us don’t like the idea of burning our flag. The flag represents some of our most treasured principles. It represents liberty, self government, and the elevation of the rights of individuals over the rights of the government. It also represents the history of fighting for those principles and the willingness to sacrifice life …

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Oct 15 2016

The News Media Has Become an Enemy of the People

The howling pack of jackals that we collectively call, “the main stream media”, has divorced themselves from any sense of responsible journalism and purveyors of truth, integrity, and the American way. They have sold their souls to the devil of ratings and the pursuit of the big buck through advertising revenues. A long time ago …

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Sep 17 2016

Liberty and Free Market Capitalism are Connected

Liberty is more than just freedom. It also involves the responsibility and accountability of making free choices. This requires an understanding of consequences and the willingness to accept responsibility for actions that are taken. The core principle at the foundation of the economic theory known as “capitalism” is free market exchange. This means allowing people …

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Sep 15 2016

Could Texas Really Secede?

This is not a simple question and needs to be broken up into pieces for analysis. There is an issue of whether or not secession is permissible in the United States. And then there is also an issue of whether or not Texas could reshape itself into a viable nation. LEGAL While the Constitution and …

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Aug 16 2016

Right To Bear Arms – some history

“The right of the people to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed. A well regulated militia, composed of the body of the people, trained to arms, is the best and most natural defense of a free country.” – James Madison Historically, defense was provided by professional military warriors, often employed by a King …

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Jul 04 2016

We Are All Born Free

We are born free and sovereign over our individual lives and rights. We often decide to join with others in a group and in that process we may grant some degree of our sovereign power to the group in the name of better securing our lives and our rights. If life is to be considered …

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Jun 20 2016

It’s Okay for Profiling to Include Race

It should be obvious that we need to do better profiling in a variety of social venues, specifically to prevent us from being easy targets for terrorism. We don’t want profiling to be racial – that should be a given. But that doesn’t mean that profiling can’t include race as one factor among many. Profiling …

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Jun 20 2016

Stop Being Pathetically Correct

“Politically Correct” is a misnomer, because the positions taken in that name are often neither political nor correct. People take these positions because they are insecure in some sense of self and seek approval from a large group to ease their discomfort. When we adopt such a position simply to match somebody else’s political rhetoric …

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