"The effect of Welfarism on freedom will be felt later on - after its beneficiaries have become its victims, after dependence on government has turned into bondage and it is too late to unlock the jail." Barry Goldwater I wonder if its happened yet.
Geraldo For Senate!!
I've been hearing recently that Geraldo Rivera might be running for a U.S. senate seat from New Jersey. OK, nothing too exciting about that; I don't even like the guy much. But watching The O'Reilly Factor this evening, I was stunned to hear Geraldo say that if he ran, it would be as a Republican. …
Stratfor On The Crisis Of The Middle Class
Stratfor is a non-partisan intelligence provider. They recently published an excellent piece by George Friedman on The Crisis Of The American Middle Class. Its well worth taking a few minutes to read: "Last week I wrote about the crisis of unemployment in Europe. I received a great deal of feedback, with Europeans agreeing that this is the …
Public Sector Unions And Local Politics
I recently came across a web site which promises to be an interesting source of information on public employee unios, and the threat they represent: http://unionwatch.org/ Here is a post which particularly caught my eye: Public Sector Unions vs. Local Politics By Lewis Andrews On January 2, 2013 · Leave a Comment It is no …
Slow path to progress for U.S. immigrants
I just came across this article that I saved some time ago. Its well worth a read, and highlights some of the complexities of the immigration issue.
Where To Next?
There 's a plethora of talk about where the Republican party goes next. Some of it is sensible; some, on the other hand, comes from the mainstream media. Here is an article that off ers some insights, and also some prospect for optimism.
Which Bird Will We Save?
Theirs or ours?
A Culture Of Contempt For Politicians?
George Friedman of Stratfor Global Intelligence has an excellent article on presidential debates and gridlock in the nation's capital; its well worth a read. "The founders wouldn't have minded this culture of contempt for politicians." Monday night's presidential foreign policy debate probably won't change the opinion of many voters. Proponents of President Barack Obama are …