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The Misguided Voters

There are political theories that the people are neither well-informed nor capable when it comes to running a country. And as those theories go, the masses have no place in running the country; that responsibility belongs with the elites. When … Continue reading

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The Mittster and His Taxes

The Romneys have decided that they will release no more tax returns. So far, what they have released indicates that they pay perhaps 13% of their income in taxes. There are many ways of looking at this number. For example, … Continue reading

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The Plan

In many events of the past few decades, it is usually assumed that something has gone a little caca and whichever crisis is currently wreaking havoc we feel that no one really saw it coming and that certainly no one … Continue reading

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Another Catch-Up

Lots has happened since I last posted, so let’s look at the popular stories. The Debt Ceiling has to be first on the list since it’s all the rage with the news organizations and the Repugnicrats are having a field … Continue reading

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Right-Wing Reality Check

It’s common today to look at the debacle in Iraq and say that it was a mistake to enter the Iraq War. But it wasn’t a mistake. There are calls to get out of the unwinnable war in Afghanistan. But … Continue reading

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We Need Jobs!

That’s the political clarion call du jour – give us more jobs. And it’s what the economy needs most. But economy is a product of jobs, not the other way ’round. The theory is that a person can produce more … Continue reading

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Catching Up

I’ve been slacking for quite a while. I’ve been afflicted with blank page syndrome and busily slogging through books involving the historicity of Jesus. It can be tough going because it’s far more complex than it would at first appear. … Continue reading

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