Doubling Up

I posted a Greenwald column yesterday, but this one is too rich to ignore. Greenwald notes in yesterday’s column that Progressives have mastered hypocrisy and very few have seemed to notice: Indeed: is there even a single liberal pundit, blogger or commentator who would have defended George Bush and Dick Cheney if they (rather than…

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What I Get for Being Lazy

A common SNV reader posted this link yesterday, one that I have been holding onto for a blog post for a few days. As he noted, disturbing is the very least of descriptors that can apply to the Obama Administration’s defense of justification-free killing of American citizens abroad. When power is such that scruples no…

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In Pursuit of Virtue – February Edition

In the past few weeks, some things you might have missed… The unemployment numbers are all falsified and manipulated, and will continue to be until Obama is re-elected, and the public will be none-the-wiser. It is all illusions and lies, magic-wanded to keep public opinion high and the truth low. Did you think politicians stopped…

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+ We have learned from Ludwig von Mises how to respond to the socialists’ evasion (immunization) strategy as long as the defining characteristic—the essence—of socialism, i.e. the absence of the private ownership of the factors of production, remains in place, no reform will be of any help. The idea of a socialist economy is a…

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The Golden Rule of Foreign Policy

Laurence Vance asks the Christian questions we all should, which hints at blowback, moral and legal hypocrisy, the humanity of those other than U.S. citizens, living the Gospel in government, and the importance of justice and legal equity: My point is, if another country does to us what we do to others, we’re not going…

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Regrets in Death

A survey of dying individuals found the following 5 regrets to be most prevalent: 1. I wish I’d had the courage to live a life true to myself, not the life others expected of me.2. I wish I hadn’t worked so hard.3. I wish I’d had the courage to express my feelings.4. I wish I…

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