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The Pen Is Not Mightier Than the Law

“If quantum mechanics hasn’t profoundly shocked you, you haven’t understood it yet.” —Neils Bohr “So wherever and whenever I can take steps without legislation to expand opportunity for more American families, that’s what I’m going to do.” —Barack Obama “In … Continue reading

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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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Fingernails on the Edge of the Fiscal Cliff

First, the good news on the fiscal cliff deal… OK, there was none. So on to the bad news. A fiscal cliff deal was passed, though to call it a “deal” is a strain. It’s more like John Boehner being … Continue reading

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Fiscal Cliff? Let’s Jump!

A man lighting the fuse to a powder-keg while he sits on it is stupid. One who then complains when it goes off is contemptible. I leave it to you to decide which better describes our government. Some time ago, … Continue reading

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Kasich Is Right, Mr. President

Called out by President Obama, Governor John Kasich of Ohio blasts the President for meddling in Ohio’s affairs while failing to manage his own. The president of the United States has I think a $13 trillion debt. Why doesn’t he … Continue reading

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Obama’s Despots Doctrine (guest blogger Dick Richards)

With his Libyan actions, here is the message President Obama has conveyed to the world’s despots: If you decide to crush an internal rebellion, do so quietly with your police force not your military – certainly not your air force. … Continue reading

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Mmmmmm…This Is Not Scared

One thing about being a blogger–there is never a dearth of the outrageous to work with.  Take this Obama quote from yesterday’s Wall Street Journal: “And so part of the reason that our politics seems so tough right now, and … 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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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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