Monthly Archives: January 2013

Clarifying A Knotty Problem

(photo credit) Article contributed by “The Ed” I love clarity.  One of the most clarifying notions I have is the knowledge that freedom and responsibility are a marriage made in heaven and a divorce decree from hell. Separate them and … Continue reading

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Bobby Jindal’s Ideas For Rebooting the Conservative Message

Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal spoke two days ago in Charlotte NC, at the Republican National Committee winter meeting. Jindal’s speech addressed three main points:  1)  America is not the federal government; 2) How conservatives can win the argument; and 3) … Continue reading

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UPDATED::A Plan Forward: Effective Conservative Activism

The Republican Party is dead, right? Well, hold on a minute…. Once all the 2012 presidential votes were formally counted, the final numbers show that Obama received 3.6 million fewer votes than in 2008, and Romney received almost a million … Continue reading

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1973 Classic: Milton Friedman’s “Barking Cats”

Free market economist Milton Friedman (1912-2006) won the Nobel Peace Prize for economics in 1976.   Friedman published more than 800 columns and articles in his career.  From 1966 to 1984, he wrote a series of more than 300 columns … Continue reading

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Si vis pacem, para bellum

Originally posted on Musings from the Chiefio:
There are times when you run into such a stellar example of something that it really cries out for a more prominent place in history and teaching. One of the ongoing broken ideas…

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