How Republicans gave us Health Care “Reform”

I can think of many ways that Republicans directly contributed to what we’ve gotten today – but here’s two of the most prominent, in my opinion: 1. Medicare Part D: Many of the republicans today that are railing on the unconstitutionality of the health care law that’s been signed by Obama are the same people…

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Intellectual Consistency on the Left? Now That’s What I Call Progress

Even before recent health care nullification efforts, writers at the Tenth Amendment Center were calling for a federalism-driven debate on standard liberal issues like gay marriage, REAL ID, and medical marijuana. Finally, it seems, someone on the Left has recognized the wisdom of that strategy. I almost fell out of my chair this morning upon…

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Question With(out) Boldness: In Which Glenn Beck Jumps the Shark

Question with boldness even the existence of a God; because, if there be one, he must more approve of the homage of reason than that of blindfolded fear. – Thomas Jefferson At the risk of being redundant, I must join Michael in pointing out the sheer hypocrisy of Glenn Beck’s hatchet job of a radio…

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A Few Answers to the DSCC

Last week, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee made some news with a memo of how they plan to “marginalize” republicans with some direct questions. Not that I have any interest in either party, or being involved in office in any way, I still thought it would be interesting to post a few responses. Do you…

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The Bread and Circus of Federal Elections

Scott Brown’s victory inspires confidence that no campaign is hopeless for a candidate willing to take a principled stand, maintain a simple and direct message, and reject the preconceptions of conventional wisdom. Such inspiration matters to those of us who struggle against the preconceptions that the Constitution doesn’t mean what the words of the document…

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Hypocrisy…No, not from the Tea Party

Got your attention!  Here’s an interesting memo I obtained over at the Atlantic. freedom-works-internal-memo This memo, which hasn’t been validated, but is being reported on by Fox News, purports to provide a “Target List” of candidates for the Tea Party to presumably unseat in 2010.  Listing them under the heading of “Enemy of Liberty” or “Potential Enemy of…

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