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Socialism is Wrong and We Should Get Rid of It!


The Scratching Post

K T Cat
Thursday, July 24, 2014 2:00 PM
The ramblings of an amateur missionary.

Gun Violence Is A Symptom


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K T Cat
7/24/2014 2:00:18 PM
More shootings in Chicago. More every week. Last weekend, an 11-year-old was killed by stray bullets*. Some are calling for stricter gun control. Just how you'd get stricter gun control is something of a conundrum as Chicago already has some of the strictest gun control laws in the nation. The only thing I can think of is house-to-house gun confiscation searches done on a regular basis.      And after that, what? Do you think people are shooting each other, but aside from that, they're at home playing backgammon quietly in their homes after a long day of working hard to improve themselves?        I'm not sure what the ratio is, but I'm sure that child abuse rates, for example, are orders of[...]

Love Paramedics, Hate Guardrails


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K T Cat
7/23/2014 5:59:38 PM
New blogging friend Trigger posted this bit on Conspicuous Forgiveness that's worth a read. It made me think of a sermon I heard recently letting us all know how important forgiveness was. The priest is a thorough lefty, so his sermons lean heavily to the forgiveness side and almost never touch on sin itself. Now that's all well and good and forgiveness is a big part of our faith, but it's only needed after you've screwed up.In essence, forgiveness is the paramedics coming to patch you up after you've rolled your car and find yourself upside down in a ditch. Rules about sin are guardrails designed to keep you on the road and stop you from rolling your car in the first place.Folks like that priest don't like it when we're[...]


W.C. Varones

W.C. Varones
Friday, July 18, 2014 10:05 AM
Thoughts of a radical libertarian Jeffersonian vegan militant bicyclist populist capitalist pig in San Diego navigating GD II... and friends.

I'm waiting for the Santorum Cream Stout


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7/18/2014 10:05:59 AM
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Microsoft to cut 18,000 jobs


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W.C. Varones
7/17/2014 5:58:39 AM
Chicago Tribune:Microsoft Corp. said on Thursday it would cut up to 18,000 jobs, or about 14 percent of its workforce, as it halves the size of its recent Nokia acquisition and trims down other operations.The company said it would take a pre-tax charge of $1.1 billion to $1.6 billion for the costs of the layoffs during the next four quarters.The restructuring will be the biggest in Microsoft history, topping the 5,800 jobs cut in 2009.Microsoft shares were up nearly 3 percent in premarket trading, to $45.37 a share.Another data point for Rise of the Machines.


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Thursday, July 17, 2014 11:06 AM
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Obama Built This


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Dawn Wildman
7/17/2014 11:06:17 AM
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 We are in the midst of the largest invasion on our borders than we have ever seen in this country. We have masses of children, adults, and gang members arriving at our borders every day. This is seemingly a problem that the California ruling elite and Washington DC ruling elite are unprepared to solve. As far back as January of 2014 we know that the Administration (DHS) was asking people to apply for jobs as escorts for the illegal minors coming to our shores. We have all seen the protests happening across the country on the news but what they arent telling you is why the communities are protesting beyond the fact that the Administration and the people coming here are illegal aliens. And yes Mr. President we are a[...]

IMPORTANT MESSAGING RE: CA GOP 28% by Marc Harris ( Guest blogger)


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Dawn Wildman
5/29/2014 4:00:11 PM
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 Last Thursday, at the John & Ken KFI AM640 gubernatorial debate between GOP favoriteNeel Kashkariand the true conservative, AssemblymanTim Donnelly, Kashkari quoted a statistic that the clueless GOP leaders continue to quote in explaining why they are moving further and further to the left politically, to the extent that now they are looking almost indistinguishable from the Democrats on most issues.Debate highlights:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aan4gmAQ3MM&feature=youtu.be Kashkari and the GOP say the percentage of registered Republicans in CA has fallen to just 28%; a stat they quickly follow up by stating that we need togrow our party. Well, I have just a couple of questions for them. Where did[...]


The Liberator Today

B-Daddy
Monday, July 14, 2014 9:59 PM
Government growth threatens our liberty and our prosperityA liberty movement blog

Hamas' War Crimes


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B-Daddy
7/14/2014 9:59:06 PM
Hamas is committing multiple war crimes.  In a more just world, Hamas leadership would suffer the same fate as convicted Nazi war criminals, to be hung by the neck until dead.  First, they are launching indiscriminate attacks aimed at civilian populations.  The rocket attacks on Israel violate International law as set forth in multiple treaties.  From the Red Cross' web site on international humanitarian law:Rule 1. The parties to the conflict must at all times distinguish between civilians and combatants. Attacks may only be directed against combatants. Attacks must not be directed against civilians.The principle of distinction between civilians and combatants was first set forth in the St. Petersburg[...]

Crumbling Institutions of the Left - Government Run Healthcare


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B-Daddy
7/13/2014 9:28:35 PM
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Government run and funded healthcare is having a bad year.  The Affordable Care Act (ACA) has not delivered on its promise to insure all Americans, with 75% of those previously lacking insurance still lacking.  I also think that the situation might actually be worse, since I don't trust surveys in the social sciences.  Meanwhile, VA healthcare is no longer touted as a model of care for all.       In Virginia, Republicans have shown how principled opposition to Medicaid expansion can be popular and helpful to the state's finances.    In January a poll by the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University found that 38% of Virginians opposed the Medicaid expansion. By[...]


Left Coast Rebel

Monday, July 14, 2014 1:00 AM
Limited-government, conservative, libertarian-leaning, constitutional anti-statist perspective on news, politics, and current events

Under the Dome


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7/14/2014 1:00:00 AM
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By ProofOriginal art by John Cox. More at John Cox ArtCross posted at Proof Positive

Do the Hustle


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7/10/2014 5:20:46 AM
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By Proof  Cross posted at Proof Positive


Doo Doo Economics Blog

Doo Doo Econ
Friday, June 27, 2014 8:19 PM
Doo Doo Economics are the policies of overspending, printing money, neglecting the key economics issues, bad science and promoting entitlement programs which all add up to higher taxes during a recession and economic unsustainablility.

Government Strikes at Bitcoin Investors


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Doo Doo Econ
6/27/2014 8:19:40 PM
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    BackgroundBitcoin is a technology that allows for trade over the internet without the possibility of credit card fraud and without bank fees. Where credit cards were created for the pre-internet world and require account information to be traded, bitcoin is like cash. You pay someone Bitcoin, not your bitcoin account information. This is why bitcoin is a cryptocurrency.This provides a lot of public good. People can buy from anywhere in the world without bank imposed fees or the worry that an unknown foreign company will steal their credit card information. Bitcoin users are also immune to things like bank account freezes or non-sufficient fund charges. Each bitcoin user has their own independent encrypted[...]

#MoveToLiteCoin #DefundTheFeds Bitcoin Response to Silk Road Auction


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Doo Doo Econ
6/27/2014 8:22:19 PM
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        The Bitcoin community is responding to the auction of seized Silk Road coins by moving money into LiteCoin and other alternative coins. The government agencies selling seized coins are seen to be "dumping" them on the market in an effort to suppress the internet currency and it is has sparked outrage.  Instead of allowing the government agencies to profit, the community is taking action by moving money via exchanges around the world. The money is being put into so-called "alt coins", led by the second largest cryptocurrency, LiteCoin.Thus far the Bitcoin fell from $648.89 to $560, with a rebound to $589 as of posting of this article. If this campaign takes hold you might expect further[...]


Temple of Mut

Sunday, June 15, 2014 4:00 PM
Shrine of Flaming Capitalism

TAMCON 2014: A photo essay of my TAMily


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mutnodjmet13
6/15/2014 4:00:20 PM
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Dear Readers: Legal Insurrection will be publishing my formal post on TAMCON 2014 tomorrow.In the meantime, I wanted to share some of the great photos and moments I was able to capture at the first meet-up for The Tammy Bruce Show.I was privileged to win the lottery for a select group of TAM Army members to be able to join one of the best and most passionate conservative pundits, along with some of her support staff, for a perfect southern California afternoon of camaraderie for many independent-minded citizen activists and talk show fans.The event wouldn't have been complete without a shameless fan moment at the post-event happy hour.My groupie behavior also including getting pics with Shifra, Ashley and Maynard - mainstays[...]

History Bytes: Ancient Egypt and the Bible


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mutnodjmet13
4/2/2014 12:29:18 PM
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In time for Eastern and Passover, Barry Jacobsen and I review the stories of Joseph and the Exodus - with an eye to the ties to these sagas and the ancient Egyptian historical record.Head over to our new podcast site and enjoyShow #006 Ancient Egypt in the Bible


Beers with Demo

Dean
Saturday, April 19, 2014 11:47 AM
A blog for the unwashed and well-read

Next, they came for the craft beer and you said nothing


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Dean
4/19/2014 11:47:13 AM
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    Want to know how to goon up a perfectly good win-win situation for all participating parties? You get the federal government involved, thats how.The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will now be regulating the spent grains from the brewing process because of pet food or something.For centuries, brewers have given or sold the leftover grain from the brewing process to local ranchers and dairy farmers for cattle feed. But new regulations proposed by the Food and Drug Administration threaten to end that relationship. "The whole brewing community was shocked about it," said Josh Deth, co-owner of Revolution Brewing in Chicago, Ill. Deth, whose title is "Chairman of the Party," says it's always been a great deal[...]

Mission Accomplished


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Dean
4/2/2014 9:26:26 AM
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.At a Rose Garden presser yesterday, heres the winner of the Washington Posts Lie of the Year do a victory lap in claiming that the administration met its goal of signing up 7 million enrollees for the federal healthcare law (aka "ObamaCare) by the March 31st deadline.Of course, the administration that lied about being able to keep your plan and lied about being able to keep your doctor offers up no substantive data regarding this 7 million figure. So, go ahead and spike the football, Preezy, we know youre full of it.The administration that from October 1st right up until yesterday was purposely vague as to the number of enrollees suddenly got purposely specific on the day after the sign-up deadline. Weird. Forgive our[...]


Word Warrior of So Cal

Thursday, September 12, 2013 1:25 AM
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REMEMBERING 9/11, TWELVE YEARS AFTER


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barrycjacobsen
9/12/2013 1:25:43 AM
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It seems a long time since the attacks on 9/11/2001; and it seems like yesterday. Thats a trick your mind plays on you with traumatic memories: putting a healing distance between then and now, all the while indelibly imprinting the memory so it always seems fresh; easily recalled as clearly today as when it occurred.In 2001 I was living in Michigan, a business man who worked out of his home office. That morning, I got my coffee and walked down to my office. It was just a few minutes before 9am on a crystal clear autumn morning. My office had a large window, and as I sipped my coffee I looked out at squirrels playing on my lawn.As always, I turned on my computer. Back then, Yahoo was my Homepage. As it booted-up, I glanced[...]

SYRIAN POLICY: THEN AND NOW; ITS BLOWING IN THE WIND


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barrycjacobsen
8/30/2013 2:16:47 PM
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That was then, this is now.Then there wasa Republican President. Then Democrat Presidential Candidate Obama said:Obama:The President does not have power under the Constitution to unilaterally authorize a military attack in a situation that does not involve stopping an actual or imminent threat to the nation. - Interview with Charlie Savage of theBoston Globe,December 20, 2007Now President Obama seems prepared to take military action against Syria, without even seeking the authorization by the United Nations or Congress.Then a certain DemocratSenator from Delaware threatened:The president has no constitutional authority to take this country to war against a country of 70 million people unless were attacked or unless there is[...]


Shane Atwell's Blog

Shane Atwell
Tuesday, January 22, 2013 5:00 AM
Defending Capitalism from its Enemies Abroad, Parasites at Home and Alleged Friends

Reaching Students Through Book Reviews


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Shane Atwell
1/22/2013 5:00:11 AM
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This blog doesn't get a lot of traffic, so I pay attention to those posts that do. Most of the all-time favorites are ones that have been featured in other, higher-traffic blogs, like one on Walmart and the DHS that made it onto some kind of right-wing e-mail list and one on collective bargaining that was featured on Mish's site.     One post that has gotten consistent readership and strange little spikes (e.g. 260 pageviews this last month despite being two years old) is my review of Ill Fares the Land by Tony Judt. The book is a defense of socialism and was recommended to me by a leftist college (biology) professor. He read it for his professors' book club. No doubt it's assigned reading in many classes around the[...]

In Search of Where We Went Wrong


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Shane Atwell
1/16/2013 8:46:01 AM
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First a big thanks to Leslie Eastman, the most link generous blogger I know, fellow SLOB and now frequent contributor to College and Legal Insurrection. She tells a good story and makes a big effort to pull together the thoughts and posts of other bloggers. She's been quoting my e-mails and throwing me links in her posts, which makes me remiss in not posting something new here.WARNING: this post has no conclusion. Its just a description of an intellectual journey half over. Call it a thematic compendium of book blurbs.    Where did we go wrong? This question has been bothering me for years. We started out with a near perfect system of government, as close as could have been achieved given the knowledge of the[...]


Lipstick Underground

SarahB
Wednesday, November 07, 2012 5:18 PM
It takes artists and moms to change pop-culture. I'm both.

Suck It Up, Boys & Girls


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SarahB
11/7/2012 5:18:23 PM
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      If I have to pull one more person off the ledge today Im going to start pushing. Honestly, people I thought we were all about strength and American Values...why is everyone acting like they got kicked in the balls?We, as Americans, collectively let Progressivism fester for over a century...and the chickens have come home to roost. Did anyone really think we would make up all that lost ground in four years? Wake-up call: its going to take generationsSo do what Progressives have done forever, get back on the damn horse and start infiltrating our schools, government, media and pop culture trends. Sidebar: you selfish isolationists who are home schooling because you dont want to have to deal with socialist[...]

Space Shuttle Endeavor In South Los Angeles


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SarahB
10/14/2012 1:02:34 PM
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      Its not every day a spaceship rolls down Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd in Southwest Los Angels.In fact, it only happens once in a lifetime.About 12:30pm yesterday I decided that my kids could not miss the one and only chance to see the Space Shuttle Endeavor travel through the streets of LA to its final home at the California Science Center in Exposition Park. Without my husband (who was working), I grabbed my 4 and 6 year-olds, printed a map of the route, turned on KFIAM 640 in Los Angeles and headed into the great unknown...as Ive never explored that region East of USC (I lived in Long Beach for 15 years before becoming a country girl). As we exited off the 110 onto Vernon to feel our way parallel to[...]


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New York proposes regulations for bitcoin


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Bitcoin 'mining pool' promises to stay small


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