new Guards for our future security

when a long train of abuses and usurpations, pursuing invariably the same Object evinces a design to reduce them under absolute Despotism, it is their right, it is their duty, to throw off such Government, and to provide new Guards for their future security. Image by Gage Skidmore via Flickr Related articles by Zemanta “Rand […]

Ermächtigungsgesetz of 2010 passes

Now if Herr President Obama just signs it, we’ll get a nice national socialized health care plan. Like this:Like Loading…

The slippery slope to bland

The American Academy of Pediatrics “is issuing a new policy statement calling on the government and manufacturers to implement a food labeling system warning parents” of the risk that their kids may choke on a hot dog. File this one under “cures worse than the disease”. Labels urged for foods that can choke kids Think […]

That “split” in the conservative movement: The Mt. Vernon Statement

Remember all that noise about 4 years ago about the “split” between economic and social conservatives. Back then I opined that: Life issues may not be core to conservativsm, but Constitutional issues are and intellectual honesty puts both social-conservatives and libertarian-conservatives in agreement…The real threat is not to the conservative movement, but rather that both […]

It’s morning again in America

Text of Senator-elect Scott Brown’s victory speech: State Senator Scott Brown: Thank you very much. I’ll bet they can hear all this cheering down in Washington, D.C. And I hope they’re paying close attention, because tonight the independent voice of Massachusetts has spoken. From the Berkshires to Boston, from Springfield to Cape Cod, the voters […]

Economic update

When Wal-Mart has a shortage of shopping carts, I’d call it a good sign for consumer spending. That’s all for now. Like this:Like Loading…

Mr. Gorbachev, tear down this wall!

We welcome change and openness; for we believe that freedom and security go together, that the advance of human liberty can only strengthen the cause of world peace. There is one sign the Soviets can make that would be unmistakable, that would advance dramatically the cause of freedom and peace. General Secretary Gorbachev, if you […]