Category Archives: News and politics

Careful Reading for Thinkers

[Categories: GUN CONTROL, GAY MARRIAGE, PHILOSOPHY, DEBT] By thinkers I mean YOU. I came across several thoughtful articles on current issues recently that I want to share.  I suggest they be read slowly and carefully, perhaps at bed time where their … Continue reading

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We Should Be Embarrassed by the Sequester Debate

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Here is a new op-ed by two people whose intellect and opinions I very highly respect.  I have read their book Free Market Revolution twice and I strongly recommend you read this 221-page book… carefully. OP-ED We Should Be Embarrassed … Continue reading

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I Love Sarah (updated)

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Well, I LIKE Sarah. Palin, that is. I just stumbled upon this news item about her speech at CPAC: Palin re-emerges to lash GOP establishment and Obama alike Lest I forget my conservative and evermore conservatarian roots I had to … Continue reading

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One More Event to Add to the “Been There, Survived That” List

  At the risk of my meandering blog offending snow people, photogs, and fashionable women, I too “am a conservative foremost, not a Republican.” I like this man’s writing.  

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Lapham’s Quarterly Fall 2011: The Future

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I’m playing catch-up on this one.  It is the favorite Quarterly of a scholarly, well-read friend.  Lewis Lapham waxes eloquent in his introductory preamble Kingdom Come.  A few excerpts: “President Obama appears before the congregations of the Democratic faithful as … Continue reading

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T.O.T.N. (Thoughts On The News) 24 Feb. 2013. Taxes?! Of COURSE we need taxes! [UPDATED. See end of post.]

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It is not often one can berate the WSJ (SHAME on the Wall Street Journal re: Payroll Tax Whacks Spending) but one can ALWAYS find some die-hard liberal cause jumping from the pages of the NEW YORK TIMES. While catching up … Continue reading

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SHAME on the Wall Street Journal re: Payroll Tax Whacks Spending

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SHAME on the Wall Street Journal for making the Payroll Tax item a front page, above the fold, near-banner headline: I may have to institute an official Donald Sutherland/1978 Invasion of the Body Snatchers SHAME AWARD for egregious (outstandingly bad; shocking) … Continue reading

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