Too Bad Kids Can’t Vote

April 11th, 2011

By Dr. Jim Taylor If children could vote, then I’m sure politicians in both our federal and state governments would demonstrate some actual concern for them rather than demonstrating a wanton disregard for these little citizens who are the future of America. This profound indifference to the needs of our children is displayed starkly in […]


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Interview about School Bullying

March 24th, 2011

By Dan Miller Here is an audio recording of a March 22nd interview on the Thom Hartmann “progressive” radio program about school bullying.  My related article is excerpted here. I was speaking via cellphone from my home in Panamá, so my voice in the recording is more subdued and less distinct than Mr. Hartmann’s. It […]


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No More Bullying! Except for a Good Cause

March 18th, 2011

By Dan Miller Bully kids? Bad. Union bullies? Role models for kids. There was an excellent article a few days ago on some of the reasons why the government is too big, expensive and pervasive. There are additional reasons, including the very nature of the bureaucratic process and the propensity of many to demand that […]


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Public Ignorance about the Federal Budget

March 3rd, 2011

By Tom Carter It’s no secret that Americans in general are ignorant about the details of the federal budget.  All you have to do is listen to people talk, read blogs, and suffer through the supremely stupid chain e-mails that clog all our in-boxes.  Just how ignorant many people are is depressing. “The Fact Checker” […]


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Observations from the Kitchen Table

February 23rd, 2011

by Jane Thomas Maybe it is time to think more creatively about ways to make our government more responsive to the people. Observation #1 Countries run on two simultaneous tracks: an economic track and a political track.  On the economic track the two extremes are capitalism, where everything is privately owned, and communism, where everything […]


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