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Common Core Complaints Co-Opted

I’m starting to miss the good old days, when the only media coverage of “Common Core” consisted of Glenn Beck ranting about how it was a giant conspiracy led by Bill Gates to brainwash your children into buying Microsoft products.  … Continue reading

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Ignorance As Protest

I’ve had a few people ask me what I think of the situation in Ukraine.  I’ve read a few articles discussing the “libertarian perspective” on Crimea.  But I haven’t said much about these issues myself, because I honestly just don’t … Continue reading

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Denver Post inexplicably removes word ‘socialist’ from story about CO shooter – Glenn Beck

Denver Post inexplicably removes word ‘socialist’ from story about CO shooter – Glenn Beck. I don’t normally pay much attention to school shootings.  They just aren’t stories that interest me very much, and I feel like most of the perpetrators … Continue reading

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Grand Theft Inconsistency

I’ve missed my last few posts, in no small part due to the recent release of Grand Theft Auto 5, an outstanding game that has basically occupied every spare moment of my life for about a week or so.  Now … Continue reading

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Remind People That The Politicians Don’t Matter

I spent some of this last weekend with an old friend who is generally well informed and aware of current political issues (unfortunately, we don’t agree on most of them).  He asked me if I had watched or listened to … Continue reading

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Progressive Nullification

Nullification: All the Cool Kids Are Doing It | Tom Woods. Tom Woods highlights some recent efforts by certain states (including Vermont, a state that voted 66% for Obama in 2013) to nullify federal laws they deem objectionable.  Of course, … Continue reading

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Three Things About Boston

I have yet to make any comments about the events in Boston.  Until we know more, these will likely be the only comments I make.  Just three quick observations about this incident (and similar incidents in the past). Sympathy as … Continue reading

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