individual freedom

So why do Progressives insist

by Skip July 4, 2013

From President Calvin Coolidge’s July 4th speech of 1926 – on the Progressive movement then gaining momentum (emphasis mine): About the Declaration there is a finality that is exceedingly restful. It is often asserted that the world has made a great deal of progress since 1776, that we have had new thoughts and new experiences […]

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Zero Hedge and “the machinations of a single party system”

by Tim Condon February 16, 2013

Zero Hedge is a blog that according to Wikipedia “reports on economics, Wall Street, and the financial sector.” In 2009 it exposed the practice of “flash trading” by Goldman Sachs’ to gain what were said to be unfair profits. In 2012 Zero Hedge had almost 2 million readers a month, a number that is apparently growing. Today an […]

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The National Rifle Association Speaks

by Rick Olson December 22, 2012

Editorial note: This speech is the full text of the speech given on Friday By NRA Executive Vice-President Wayne LaPierre.  I am a member and Supporter of the NRA.   The National Rifle Association’s 4 million mothers, fathers, sons and daughters join the nation in horror, outrage, grief and earnest prayer for the families of […]

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The Embrace of Administrative Despotism – A Notable Quote

by Steve MacDonald July 9, 2012

Our contemporaries are constantly excited by two conflicting passions; they want to be led, and they wish to remain free.  As they can not destroy either the one or the other of these contrary propensities, they strive to satisfy them both at once.  They devise a sole, tutelary, and all powerful from of government, but […]

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WORTH READING: A rumination on government and the sociopathic personality.

by Tim Condon March 25, 2012

This from Doug Casey at Casey Research: “The Ascendance of Sociopaths in U.S. Governance,” wherein Mr. Casey makes a number of trenchant observations. You need not agree with all of them to gain insight into a different way of thinking about the problems facing America. Here are some quotes from the article…food for thought:  All […]

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