Responsibility

Blogline of the Day – who shows more responsibility: A&E, Duck Dynasty, or the White House

by Skip December 27, 2013

“A&E is now cancelling “Duck Dynasty” and replacing it with a new show about life in the White House. It will be called “Duck Responsibility.”

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if Obama has lost Chuck Todd….

by Skip December 2, 2013

My jaw dropped when I heard Todd say this on Meet the Press yesterday (emphasis mine): CHUCK TODD: David, the most interesting thing in this report, right, page one– it’s page three of the report, it says here that, “The team is operating with private sector velocity and effectiveness.” DAVID GREGORY: Yeah. CHUCK TODD: Okay, […]

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When the State cannot protect you – an object lesson from…..Mexico??

by Skip September 13, 2013

An audacious band of citizen militias battling a brutal drug cartel in the hills of central Mexico is becoming increasingly well-armed and coordinated in an attempt to end years of violence, extortion and humiliation. What began as a few scattered self-defense groups has spread in recent months to dozens of towns across Michoacan, a volatile […]

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Notable Quote – F.A. Hayek

by Skip August 27, 2013

Liberty not only means that the individual has both the opportunity and the burden of choice; it also means that he must bear the consequences of his actions and will receive praise or blame for them.  Liberty and responsibility are inseparable. – F.A. Hayek

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Rand Paul points out the problem. Solution is Legislative Accountability with “Degree of Fecklessness” on vote scoring

by Skip May 7, 2013

“The Secretary shall” do this and “The Secretary shall” do that…a recipe to irrelevancy for our Legislators in the US Congress and Senate.  Senator Rand Paul gets it right (emphasis mine): I, for one, am for immigration reform. … That being said, I’m worried that the bill before us won’t pass. May pass the Senate, […]

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Just another devaluation of Citizenship?

by Skip April 28, 2013

Or just another attack on the responsibility of citizenship? It IS a basic pillar of American Jurisprudence is that we are to be judged by a panel of our peers – people that should at least share some common values and outlook on guilt / innocence and presence / absence of evidence.  And be able […]

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MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry – If you thought getting my rifle out of my cold, dead hands was hard enough…

by Skip April 12, 2013

“We have never invested as much in public education as we should have because we’ve always had a private notion of children; your kid is yours and totally your responsibility. We haven’t had a very collective notion of these are our children,” If my kids were still young, Dr. Harris-Perry, you’d get a blast of […]

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Quick Thought – Role of the State; what about Liberties?

by Skip December 19, 2012

From Tim’s post: the New Deal settlement has been reshaping Americans’ expectations about the nation-state’s reach and role. Consequently, the U.S. federal government will continue to provide a social safety net, regulate the economy, and shoulder a substantial share of responsibility for safeguarding the social and economic bases of political equality. The State is responsible for […]

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Regulations didn’t Stop MF Global or JPMorgan Losses

by Don May 15, 2012

JP Morgan earned a $5.4 billion profit in the first quarter of 2012.  It is on course for making a multibillion profit in 2Q2012 and a $20 plus  billion profit for the year despite its recent $2 billion loss.  Businesses  take risks, and some risks do not work out.  Businesses are at risk daily  as […]

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I think this pretty well sums up the feeling of the Right concerning sex, contraceptives, and the tyrannical Left

by Skip March 4, 2012

(H/T: RightWingNews) And not matter HOW often the Left wants to complain, this will ALWAYS hold true.  In their eyes, sex may be a right, but they can’t repeal the laws of bio-economics either (even as they may try to avert their eyes): (H/T: RightWingNews)

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Run Democrats Run!! (Video updated)

by Steve MacDonald February 18, 2011

Democrats like to tuck tail and run. The most recent example comes to us from Wisconsin as all the States democrat senators abdicated their elected duty and crossed state lines to hide from a vote

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