August 2012

Political tactics: Ideas verses Rhetoric

In advancing your political views, there is a tactical difference between advancing “ideas” and “rhetoric”. An “idea” is a concept, which might be true or false, and may have a certain amount of merit. Or not. “Rhetoric” is language sometimes used in argument to advance one’s idea. The liberals confuse the two. In many, many […]

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Open letter to Mr. Todd Akin, candidate for Senator from Missouri

Dear Mr. Akin, I am not familiar with your positions and service to your state or our country, but I have heard about the unfortunate remark about rape. Please do not listen to those who are trying to convince you to stay in the race. They are wrong. You will not only lose by a […]

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Obama’s Template for Industrial Policy

President Obama touts the GM bailout as a great success and the template for his future industrial policy. However, consider the following “successes”: GM profits are down 41% this quarter. American taxpayers lost $31 billion that they will never see again. Out of the 220,000 jobs at GM, 160,000 are outside the US. It has […]

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The Choice is Clear

The graphic posted below shows the choice is clear.

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Most amazing Olympic performance ever

In this post I will depart from the norm to share something not overtly (but probably¬†subtly) political. The most amazing Olympic performance ever. “Munich, 1972. The Women’s Team All-Around Event. Soviet gymnast Olga Korbut, at the time a relative unknown, steps up for her routine on the uneven bars. All is going normally until … […]

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If there is smoke, is there fire?

My cousin asks me if there is any truth to the political BS that is out there There is plenty of BS to be sure. There are websites that specialize in doing fact checking, and it is a good way to get somewhat of an idea. I say “somewhat”, because I have come across so-called […]

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What is my “fair share?”

One often hears the liberal demand for taxpayers to pay their “fair share”. What is a fair share? I have many, many times observed a dialog between a prominent Conservative and a prominent Liberal. It frequently comes down to a dialog that goes like this: Liberal: we just want the wealthy to pay their fair […]

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Obama’s college transcripts – was he a foreign exchange student?

The big deal about Obama’s college records are not his grades — it is whether they show that he was a foreign exchange student. Some speculation: very hard to get in to Harvard and other schools he attended need very good grades he did not have good grades however, grades are waived for foreign exchange […]

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Disenfranchisement – in the eye of the beholder?

If liberals were really concerned about disenfranchisement they would rally to protect the votes of members of the military.¬†But they show their true colors when they try to obstruct military voting, as in the case of the Obama administration in Ohio. But when the subject of Voter ID comes up, boy do they get aroused […]

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If you are not rich, blame the government for not giving you your business

If government built my business, why doesn’t everyone get one from the government? If it was not because of my efforts, then we should all be equal, and anyone who does not have a successful business should just have the government build him one. That means if you are not rich, you should blame it […]

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