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The scale dips one way, or the other

So often we hear from our Liberal elite leaders (politicos, academics, pundits) that we should be more like Europe, that we should be more "sophisticated and nuanced".  After all, they have it better over there with universal healthcare, better schooling, a better way of life, right? Leaving aside the fact that they have an undemocratic …

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What, me worry? For some Republicans, it’s business as usual.

As the dumbstruck Republicans continue their search for someone other than themselves to blame for their poor showing in the recent elections up and down the political food chain, evidence continues to mount that they might never figure it out. Call it "being unable to see the forest for the trees." Let’s review… . In …

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Wal Mart families respond to Democrat attacks

Yesterday I posted  about "mainstream" Democrats Barak Obama and Jonathan Edwards joining the unions in attacking one of America’s premier companies, Wal Mart. Not everyone agrees with their anti-free market actions and words. From the Working Families for Wal Mart website: WASHINGTON, DC — Catherine Smith, interim chairwoman of Working Families for Wal-Mart, issued the following …

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Dems join Wal Mart in kicking off the Christmas season.

The Democratic war against Wal Mart moves on. With the socialist-leaning party in power, one wonders if the assault on the premier American retailer/ logistics giant will intensify and begin to cause the company real damage. Now two of the "best and brightest" of the Democratic Party, up and coming "stars", are joining the fray. …

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It’s the economy, stupid, redux. President speaks about the importance of small business.

In his weekly radio address, President Bush touts the value of small businesses in today’s economy. Full disclosure: I am a small business owner, and am therefore, completely biased in that I want continued success for all small businesses. I have always known that as a rule, Democrats are anti-business. Thankfully, we have a leader …

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It’s the economy, stupid! What the MSM doesn’t want known ’till Nov.8th.

While I’m not a Denny Hastert cheerleader, his office released a statement that sums up the economy in a nutshell. Remember the dire predictions of economic ruin that a Bush presidency was expected bring upon the nation? That seems so long ago. WASHINGTON, Nov. 3 /U.S. Newswire/ — Speaker of the House J. Dennis Hastert …

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Weekend Read: von Mises Part 2

Friend Jorge follows up his first recommendation for a second helping of Ludwig von Mises: Some more thoughts on von Mises—a collection of what the world press and intellectuals said in his obituaries.  Interesting, fast reading. Jorge Here is a sample: McFalls, John, investment advisor. "The Passing of Ludwig von Mises." Broadcast memorial to Ludwig …

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Weekend Read Part 1: von Mises

GraniteGrok friend and reader Jorge forwards the following link perfect for some deep, informative weekend reading. Doug and Skip,I think you’ll enjoy this tribute to Ludwig von Misses, on the occasion of his 125th birthday. I particularly enjoyed the narrative of his work and ideas in the context of the social and political history of …

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