Are Democratically Elected Dictators Hostile to Freedom “Good” Dictators?

December 19th, 2012

By Dan Miller Democracies sometimes reject freedom. Egypt has a new democratically elected dictator and Venezuela still has her old one. Since they were elected by majorities of the voters they must be good democratic rulers who give the majority what they want. Suppose the majority want to have blasphemers’ heads removed? Suppose the majority […]


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If Reason and Compromise Don’t Work, How about Music? Civil War Could Be a Bad Alternative

November 25th, 2012

By Dan Miller Music and verse have long encouraged churches, nations and others. Perhaps it’s time to try that again. Yesterday, I posted this piece because it provided a brief respite from the horrors of what now passes for civilization. It includes two YouTube videos of “flash mobs” doing their bit for good and a […]


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Those Were the Days

November 15th, 2012

By Dan Miller Will anything of them remain? That’s up to us. On November 8th, the day after the election returns were known, The Mad Jewess posted this 1968 YouTube video. She wrote, “It is the song of the once great America, a nation that is now gone with the wind.” I felt much the […]


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The Election Results I Didn’t Want Came

November 7th, 2012

By Dan Miller It should have gone the other way but didn’t. There are reasons for that. We could have exercised more control than we did over some but the most important of them were no longer in our hands. It was a terrible night and I either drank too much or too little. Whichever […]


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My Obamamas List

September 29th, 2012

By Dan Miller If President Obama is reelected, redistribution will go into even higher gear. I want His promise that I’ll get mine. Now, so I will know how to vote. As President Obama well knows, the best socio-economic system ever devised is based on the premise “from each according to his abilities, to each […]


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