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I Will Not Comply

I saw something refreshing recently.  A group of people on Facebook vowed not to comply with the new health care bill.  They insist that the government has no right to force them to buy insurance.  I thought that all such … Continue reading

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Up or Down

Damn the torpedoes!  We want an up or down vote on health care. Thus spake our President as he bludgeoned, er, encouraged Congress to move forward on health care.  Part of me, perhaps the not-so-noble part, hopes that happens.  There … Continue reading

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The Last Dollar

Imagine the last dollar on Earth.  That crinkled bit of green paper in your hands was once a sound as a lion’s heart.  It could buy food, shelter, and thousands of other wonderful things.  What happened to the rest of … Continue reading

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I, Health Care

Have you ever wondered why so many wonderful things that enhance and enrich our lives exist?  Like pencils? In his classic essay, I, Pencil, Leonard Read explains the extraordinarily complex processes that bring wood, graphite, resin, and a host of … Continue reading

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Mighty Good Hog

A fellow was talking to one of his old farmer friends.  Both were leaned against a fence looking out over the farmer’s field in which there were several hogs.  The visitor said, “Mighty fine hogs you got there.” The farmer … Continue reading

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Health Care Calamity

Unless the heavens intervene, Congress is about to enact the most damaging piece of legislation ever produced by this once august body.  Government health care appears set to become a reality. Lest my friends in favor of health care think … Continue reading

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Welcome to Reality

I never really thought of myself as evil.  Naughty, maybe, but not evil.  Imagine my surprise when I saw in the paper that without undue strain, I could be called an “evil-monger.”  First, let me disclose that I have never … Continue reading

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