Archive for March, 2008

Christian Concerns with the Libertarian Party?

Monday, March 10th, 2008

A friend of mine pointed out a post on a political forum, and I thought I’d take the opportunity to clarify a few points that the original author seemed to overlook: However, the core problem with libertarianism is that the philosophy refuses to acknowledge that our rights come God (like the Declaration of Independence states). […]

N.Y. governor reportedly in prostitution ring – Politics- msnbc.com

Monday, March 10th, 2008

It should be interesting to hear how this plays out.  Note the careful choice of words – he wasn’t caught in a “sting”, the media says he was part of a “ring”. Federal prosecutors last week arrested four people in connection with an expensive prostitution operation, the Times reported. A person with knowledge of the […]

Studies: CO2 output must cease altogether – Washington Post- msnbc.com

Monday, March 10th, 2008

Everybody hold your breath.  Warmists conclude that a radical approach is the only way to force nature to our whims. This sort of thing is the pinnacle of arrogance.  First, it assumes that Earths climate at the moment is perfect.  Second, it assumes that humans (who never make mistakes) should devote endless resources to the […]

A Look Ahead

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

Ohio has been seeing it’s share of presidential campaign ads on TV.  Mostly from Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama in my market.  I’ve found a few of the ads to contain troubling authoritarian messages. Take for example Obama’s “Choices” ad with footage of him at the 2004 Democratic National Convention: [applause] It is that fundamental […]

Papers Please: Arrested At Circuit City

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

My brother sent me a link to The Consumerist which had some interesting articles on individuals being assertive about their liberties.  I found one story to be especially interesting for a number of reasons such as the customer’s attitude toward an ignorant police force who needlessly harassed him, and the way the media portrayed this […]

Dick on Hillary

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

A neighbor sent an email supposedly from Dick Morris with the following assertion about Hillary Clinton: 3. She wants to grant constitutional rights to enemy combatants captured on the battlefield. Hillary may “want to grant constitutional rights”. Unfortunately, she can’t – nor does the Constitution “grant” rights. If a person takes the time to read […]