February 2012

Global Warmers – the new Creationists?

Are the “Global Warmers” the new Creationists? Look what they have in common:¬†Creationists believe that a Supreme Being created the world and that it was “finished” at that time, with no evolution. Global Warmers believe that random chance created the world and that its climate was “finished” at that time, with no evolution. In fact, […]

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White House says “no magic solution”

The White House says there is “no magic solution” to high gas prices. Of course when it is your aim to raise gas prices, any such solution would be counter to your main goals. It is well-known that energy secretary has stated that gas prices must be much higher, in fact to align with European […]

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Tele-Town Hall with Newt Gingrich

Tonight, 16-Feb-2012, I was able to speak one-on-one with Newt Gingrich during his Tele-Town Hall meeting. I was about the eighth caller out of the nine that he took questions from. Here is the gist of our conversation: First I thanked the Speaker for the opportunity to ask questions. I told him that “he had […]

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When CEOs mislead investors like Obama misleads taxpayers, they go to jail.

When CEOs mislead investors like Obama misleads taxpayers, they go to jail. History is full of cases when corporate leaders go to jail because they have duped investors by misrepresenting the financial condition of their company. Remember Bernie Madoff?Enron? Arthur Anderson? Global Crossing? WorldCom? But when a politician does it, he often gets praise from […]

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What is “the right to choose?”

What is the “right to choose?” It depends on your political philosophy. If you are conservative, it has to do with freedom and liberty. But in most cases if you are a liberal, it is just a hypocritical smoke-screen. Because if you are for a “woman’s right to choose”, but not for “school choice” and […]

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More ways for Obama to fundamentally transform America

Inspired by the great transformative steps already proposed, here are more transformations that Obama might consider: Eliminate kosher restaurants – the public health is at stake in the need to guarantee safe food preparations at restaurants. But the exceptions given by food inspectors to kosher establishments get in the way and are “establishment of religion.” […]

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What is Classical Liberalism?

“Classical Liberalism” is most closely aligned in the present day with Libertarianism. Usually when we speak of “Liberals”, especially in these pages, we mean pretty much the opposite of Classical Liberalism, which is Socialism. The following are the Ten Core Principals of Classical Liberalism: Liberty as the primary political value Individualism Skepticism about power Rule […]

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The new WMD: the catchphrase.

SOPA was killed by a catchphrase. It was killed by “SOPA = censorhship.” For a recent article on the subject, see today’s New York Times article by Cary Sherman, What Wikipedia Won’t Tell You. I probably agree with most of what is presented. The new WMD: the catchphrase. Yet I cannot stop from considering it […]

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