I have posted the rules themselves before, but found these descriptions to be more fitting. See any of this ad hominem, our-end-by-any-means going on in our government anywhere?: RULE 1: “Power is not only what you have, but what the enemy thinks you have.” Power is derived from 2 main sources – money and people.…Details
Both sides of the campaign finance debate remain unconvincing. On one hand, money is speech, and these types of campaign donations are exactly what democracy entails. On the other, the result is oligarchy (which may be the natural progression of democracy). Bob Murphy at least, is a guy making sense on the issue: (1) If…Details
Quote: [I]f it wasn’t for the (government-mandated) spending surge resulting from Obamacare, which resulted in the biggest jump in Healthcare Services spending in the past quarter in history and added 1.1% to GDP, real Q1 GDP (in chained 2009 dollars), which rose only $4.3 billion sequentially to $15,947 billion, would have been a negative 1.0%!…Details
What is it like to be an unattractive woman? A Reddit user explains (and should make you ponder how you treat people!): you’re basically completely ignored. in a lot of situations, it’s fine: honestly, I don’t know how my more attractive friends deal with the onslaught of unwanted attention. people are always approaching them like…Details
Bob Murphy is absolutely correct here:
Call me a whack job, but I have gone 180 degrees here. The borders should be opened completely at this point, damned with the welfare consequences.
I want to ask an innocent question here, because in honesty I don’t know. Is it normal for this many military officers to be disbanded in so short a time? It may be, but if not, what does it mean?
This one is a shocker:
This is one for the history books. File under “terrifying complicity”: On September 12th, 2012, Federal District Judge Katherine B. Forrest issued a permanent injunction against enforcement of Section 1021 of the 2012 National Defense Authorization Act. In July 2013, the 2nd Circuit ruled the plaintiffs did not have standing to challenge that law. Monday,…Details