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Mr. Krugman, your Nobel is in economics, not politics…

And you are getting schooled by another professor of economics from George Mason University (emphasis mine): Open Letter to Paul Krugman Dear Prof. Krugman: In your May 14 blog-post “Why Libertarianism Doesn’t Work, Part N” you attempt to tar libertarianism as being an ideology that “requires incorruptible politicians.” You’re deeply confused.  One foundation of libertarianism …

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George Soros Loves New Hampshire

George Soros likes to move his money around like he’s playing chess, mostly by supporting organizations or foundations who then support others and at some point that money finds it’s way into issue advocacy or campaign war chests.  Direct contributions are not exactly common for George.  But for some reason he’s quite taken with New Hampshire …

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Progressives: outsource your responsibilities to us?

 I had the chance to talk with Kevin Smith of Cornerstone Action, an advocacy group that is in favor of free markets and traditional family values.  I popped a question to him "What is your snap reaction to the premise that Progressives / Liberals want us all to outsource self-responsibility"?

So Jack Polidoro wants to continue to be our Civility Overlord?

Well, as you know by scrolling down the page, I went to Carol Shea-Porter’s Town Hall last week and  pretty much recorded all for those to see what actually happened during the meeting.  As I posted here, Carol Shea-Porter chose a VERY small venue so as to deliberately keep the number of attendees small.  Thus, …

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Legal Plunder

Legal Plunder – a term by French philosopher and economist Frederic Bastiat for what is otherwise called "stealing" (hmm, "Thou Shalt Not Steal" – is that why so many Progressives want religion out of the public square – an inconvenient truth regardless of its origin?).  It is one thing to pay for a limited government …

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Think Government is too big? Here’s a great metric

From a Washington Examiner piece called Progressives can’t get past the Knowledge Problem by Glen Harlan Reynolds of Instapundit fame: The United States Code — containing federal statutory law — is more than 50,000 pages long and comprises 40 volumes. The Code of Federal Regulations, which indexes administrative rules, is 161,117 pages long and composes …

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