David Axelrod Is Right: Government Is Too Big and Uncontrollable

May 16th, 2013

By Dan Miller President Obama, as usual, is blameless for any misfeasance and malfeasance of the Government he allegedly leads. Let’s make it easier for him by making it simpler and smaller. Due to the complexity and multiplicity of scandals increasingly enveloping the Obama Administration, I became too bogged down with constantly emerging new stuff […]


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Six Reasons Why Politicians Believe They Can Lie (and Not Get Caught)

September 24th, 2012

By Dr. Jim Taylor With the presidential and congressional campaigns in the homestretch, the quadrennial contest for deception, misdirection, fact-bending, half-truths, and downright lies, in other words, the challenge to win the hearts and minds of voters, is in full swing. In writing this post, I’m trying to maintain a neutral stance on which party […]


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Dependency, Civilization and Survival

September 4th, 2012

By Dan Miller Some dependence is necessary; too much can lead to the deaths of freedom and civilization. In our civilization, society provides many public resources unlikely to be provided by individuals except through taxation. Some public roads have been built by private individuals or groups of individuals without government financing; few have. There are […]


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Has Honor Become an Anachronism?

January 5th, 2012

By Dan Miller A few quaint vestiges persist and others are salvageable. In May of last year, I wrote an article about the University of Virginia Honor Code and charges that a student then about to be graduated from the School of Law had lied by writing a letter to the editor in which he […]


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Saving America

November 5th, 2011

By Jan Barry Occupy Wall Street and the Tea Party have a lot in common, not least of which is an historic mission to save the America that every public school class, politician and public officeholder pledges allegiance to. That’s the message that Harvard law professor Lawrence Lessig is taking around the country in lectures, […]


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