Tag Archives: Rick Santorum

Censorship Con

A profound reversal in attitudes has taken place in the last twenty years. While in the 1960’s the cries of “freedom” and “liberty” came from Progressives, today it is the right that sees liberty under attack. The campaign rhetoric of … Continue reading

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Long Goodbye

Politics on a Presidential level fills me with joy. It’s like watching the NBA Finals. Even when the players have a bad night, the stakes involved in the series is so high, that a true fan of the game can … Continue reading

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Andrew Breitbart, RIP

As readers of this blog know, I have somewhat of a following among the libertarian right.  I don’t really understand it except that there is a deep part of me that distrusts centralization, whether in academic bureaucracies, corporate headquarters or … Continue reading

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Deja Vu all over again

I must admit that I am increasingly confident that Barak Obama will have a second term. The new poll from CBS/New York Times indicates as I have suggested before that Obama is in good shape. Showing steady improvement since early … Continue reading

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Republican Reality TV

            As you know, I believe we are experiencing a national mental breakdown–a Crack-up. Last night’s night’s Iowa Caucus only reinforced the idea that our politics is getting separated from reality. Tom Friedman pointed out … Continue reading

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