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Terry is Traveling

Greetings, Common Sense Liberty Readers. Terry is traveling this week and will be unable to post a blog. However, he hopes you will read this wonderful article from the Wall Street Journal concerning morality and conservatism. Arthur Brooks clearly has … Continue reading

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Pride and Profit

I take great care to expose my students to all sides of an issue. At the same time, I am not bashful about letting them know what I think. It is always crystal clear to my students when I am … Continue reading

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Save Us From the…Cabs?

I feel much safer today, knowing that the City of Chicago is busy saving me from…salvaged cars used as cabs.  Turns out that a Chicago cab operator has been using old wrecked police cars and other junkers for his taxi … Continue reading

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The Religious Wrong

Religion is a funny subject.  Not ha-ha funny.  Strange funny.  For every noble trait uncovered and nurtured by religion, there seem to be ten nasty ones.  Let’s be clear–I am not about to pick on your religion.  I don’t even … Continue reading

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The Long Road Ahead

November will change little in this country.  In the midst of all our excitement (at least those of us who abhor current policy) we would do well to remember how much is at stake and why we must not lower … Continue reading

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Pushing Back…Peacefully

The group alleged to have plotted to wage war on the Federal Government has asked for public defenders.  Not that they are not entitled.  That the principle of a fair trial trumps the particulars of the alleged offense was best … Continue reading

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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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To Drown a Frog

I believe in straightforward thinking.  Not simplistic, mind you.  Some things are complex enough to require sophisticated analysis.  Quantum mechanics comes to mind.  Other things will never be explained satisfactorily, such as what my wife really means when she says … Continue reading

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An Open Letter from Government to You

An Open Letter from The Government to You: It breaks my heart to see Tea Parties springing up all over America–the America I made great.  Ungrateful dogs.  Everything I have done is for you, my friend.  Each “intrusion,” a favorite … Continue reading

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