Category Archives: News Link

Some Children Left Behind… Maybe

Diligent Asian students dominate global exam. I’d just like to bring this to everyone’s attention, as it directly relates to my previous piece on standardized testing.  This article is a great example of the sort of thing I was talking … Continue reading

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The Only Veterans Day Article Worth Reading

Help Veterans by Taking Them Off the Pedestal – Alex Horton – The Atlantic. This is a very good piece that expresses a “contrarian” view that seems to actually be starting to pick up some steam.  Most veterans I know … Continue reading

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The “Crack Baby” Myth

‘Crack baby’ study ends with unexpected but clear result – Philly.com. This is another story that doesn’t really have much to do with freedom; I just find it interesting when studies come out that reveal widespread beliefs to be entirely … Continue reading

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Less Freedom Is Never The Solution

Moore mayor wants safe-room shelters built in all new homes, while cost of tornado damage could top $2 billion | Fox News. This headline is actually a little misleading.  The mayor of Moore, Oklahoma doesn’t just “want” tornado shelters built … Continue reading

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Statists Beg For Fewer Rights

Before you accuse me of engaging in some hyperbole here, keep in mind the title of this laughable article in Time Magazine’s “Swampland” Blog by Michael Grunwald is literally “Tread On Me.”  This man is absolutely convinced that not only … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage Already Resulting In Less Freedom

Florist sued for refusing service to gay couple | Local & Regional | KEPR CBS 19 – News, Weather and Sports – Pasco, WA. One of the primary objections to gay marriage from social conservatives has long been that, once … Continue reading

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Holmes’ doctor warned police before Colo. movie attack

Holmes’ doctor warned police before Colo. movie attack. Stories like this bother me.  A lot. Putting the issue of gun control aside for a moment, the unstated implication here is that the police “should have known” this would happen because … Continue reading

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Global Warming Saves Lives

It’s the cold, not global warming, that we should be worried about – Telegraph. This just in – cold temperatures kill far more people than warm temperatures do.  This isn’t news in the sense that it is new information, but … Continue reading

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NYT Begrudgingly Admits: Being Raised By A Single Mom Is Awful

As Men Lose Economic Ground, Clues in the Family – NYTimes.com. I’ve written about a lot of controversial topics over the years, but the only time I’ve ever received threats of physical violence was when I made a message board … Continue reading

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The UN Refuses To Tolerate Self-Determination

UN: Colo., Wash. legal pot violates drug treaties One of the stated goals of the United Nations at its founding was to encourage democracy and self-determination among the peoples of the world.  But oh how times change…  The UN is … Continue reading

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