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The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion, but allow very lively debate within that spectrum

– Noam Chomsky

False Choices

The difference between Republicans and Democrats is laughably negligible. On MSNBC, they give a panel of four men airtime, one who is an Economic Socialist, the next a Cultural Socialist, the third a full-fledged Communist, and the last a Military Socialist. They call this you getting every viewpoint. Good joke. The problem is that everyone…

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+ Te proportions and the nations change, but the question re-mains the same…How did a US government “govern” a nation of 92 million people with an annual budget of $US 0.7 billion and a total (funded and unfunded) debt of $US 2.7 billion one hundred years ago? Te answer is very simple. For the most…

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Beat to the Punch

As I randomly said to my little brother this morning, “…in college you will run into plenty of Plato, Hobbes, Rousseau, and maybe even some Locke if you take philosophy. You won’t hear much Spooner, Rothbard, Thoreau, Hayek, or Aristotle, since they tend to undermine the status quo and teach people to think for themselves.…

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In Pursuit of Virtue – I Should Be Studying Edition

 Just took three Common Law Contracts tests for practice, and I need a break to sound off for a second… Obama says it is time to eat our peas. They are careful with their metaphors, but this one says a lot. Wouldn’t the government love to think that they are our parents and can tell…

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