Tag Archive for Politics

Moore Pizza, Please

Let’s ignore Tucker Carlson and Andrew Breitbart for a moment, I’m not a necessarily a fan of either. And I’ll resist the urge to crack wise about the pizza on Moore’s lap. But I do ask this … Michael Moore,…

It’s Not About Contraception, or Access

It’s about liberty, and the right to not be forced to pay for things you find objectionable. People already have superb access to all kinds of contraception. It’s a simple drive to the grocery store or pharmacy. Two great must…

Thoughts On The Contraception Dust-Up

A few thoughts off the top of my head on the ObamaCare demand that all employers pay for contraception. It seems that some (many?) are confusing this push-back as being anti-contraception. Barring a few outliers, I don’t believe that’s the…

Robert Murphy on Solyndra

The always good Robert Murphy breaks-down the Solyndra debacle. Rather long at 6-7 pages, but a good read. (David Henderson summarizes) Robert P. Murphy, Lessons From Solyndra – Library of Economics and Liberty: In September 2011, solar energy giant Solyndra…

Should All States Be Exempted From NCLB?

So what is happening here? A few questions. 1. If NCLB is good, why would we not want those 10 states to participate? 2. If NCLB is bad, why would we not want exempt all 50 states? 3. What criteria…

Reductio Ad Absurdum and Sleeping Bags

Using ‘reductio ad absurdum’ to shed light on the foolishness of protectionist policies. Brilliant. Shades of the great Bastiat and the Candlemakers’ Petition. Open Letter to Sen. Jeff Sessions (R-AL) and Rep. Robert Aderholt (R-AL): If promoting jobs in American…