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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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