Monthly Archives: July 2012

Karl Marx, Slave Master

Marx’s position would be more pervasive than simply supporting slavery. He would argue that ALL workers should be assigned their daily labors according to the needs of the community, or in other words, the government tells each and every citizen … Continue reading

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Don’t sully the Aurora victims’ memory with stupidness

I am saddened by the events over the weekend in Aurora, Colorado. I am in favor of Second Amendment Rights and Concealed Carry. I even like the idea of Open Carry without the need for permits. The right to keep … Continue reading

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When the Shouting Stops …

When the shouting stops and there are no more arguments against you, don’t assume you’ve won. Before you claim that hard fought victory, look around. Make sure you are not the only one left in the room.

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Greed is good …

Greed is good; it’s what makes Capitalism work. When we deny greed we by default endorse socialism.

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The Social Contract: What is it really?

In principle I agree with the idea of a social contract. Where I part company with most lawyers and politicians is that I do not consider that contract to be supreme. Like Jefferson I object to any man-made law that … Continue reading

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Without the state …

Without the state you are left with posses, gangs, and thugs. I prefer to keep them altogether in the county courthouse where we can watch them. This is the thing that makes this nation different from all other nations. Their … Continue reading

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“Glory is fleeting, oh Caesar”

So said the slave in the chariot riding with Caesar during his triumphal marches through the imperial city of Rome. Washington has become the imperial city for the 21st century. SCOTUS says the commerce clause does not cover ObamaCare, but … Continue reading

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God Give Us Men, by Josiah Gilbert Holland, 1819-1881

God, give us Men! A time like this demands Strong minds, great hearts, true faith and ready hands; Men whom the lust of office does not kill; Men whom the spoils of office cannot buy; Men who possess opinions and … Continue reading

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Pray for a Miracle

Romney and Obama agree that it’s not a tax. Boehner wants to replace it instead of repealing it. Roberts believes the feds have an unlimited taxing power. Reid still keeps the Congress impotent. Pelosi is on the verge of religious … Continue reading

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If you’re under 30 …

Money is like grades in school. Both measure your own personal success and create the choices available to you. If your professor allocates grades based on his idea of need rather than your performance merit you don’t get to pass … Continue reading

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