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Archive for March, 2006

Quote to Chuckle Over

Saturday, March 11th, 2006

An elephant. A mouse built to government specifications. Robert Heinlein, “The Notebooks of Lazarus Long”

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Isms – part 1

Wednesday, March 8th, 2006

Let’s talk about -isms, in particular political -isms Oh and we’re working with a bit of obscure and boring stuff here, so if you aren’t into theoretical underpinnings of political systems, go ahead to the next post. Let’s begin, There are several over-arching political -isms that you can use to categorize most of the other […]

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Carnival Of Liberty XXXV

Tuesday, March 7th, 2006

Yep, its Tuesday again, which means that Carnival of Liberty 35 is up at Owlish Mutterings. I haven’t had a chance to read all the posts yet, but it looks like we’ve got a great line-up yet again. Go check it out. Technorati Tags: Carnival of Liberty , Life Liberty Property

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Something to Ponder

Monday, March 6th, 2006

Democracy is based on the assumption that a million men are wiser than one man. How’s that again? I missed something. Autocracy is based on the assumption that one man is wiser than a million men. Let’s play that over again too. Who decides? Robert Heinlein

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Marc Emery and the Seedy War on Pot (and drugs in general)

Monday, March 6th, 2006

At first glance, if you’ve read my bio, you might wonder what the heck a gal like me could have to say about the war on drugs. If you really don’t know me, you might read to the first line of the fifth paragraph of my bio and immediately discount anything I have to say […]

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Killing the Goose

Saturday, March 4th, 2006

Wizbang: Another economic triumph for New Hampshire In Massachusetts, the government is all in a dither about the health-care crisis supposedly gripping the state. And two of the leading Democrats, the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House (both houses over 84% Democratic) have apparently worked out a deal: any employer with […]

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The Tax Man Taketh Away

Saturday, March 4th, 2006

There is an interesting discussion over at David Friedman’s blog, Ideas, involving the anchient Athenian tax scheme (particularly the comment thread). steroids for sale The Athenian model was purely a tax on wealth, whereas “modern democracies” (democracy is dangerous, by the way) favor a progressive tax scheme, which is a graduated tax, primarily on income, […]

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Contrary to popular belief…

Thursday, March 2nd, 2006

What percentage of Saddam Hussein's weapons came from Britain and America? I ask because muscle steroids on the rare occasions the BBC mentions Saddam's genocidal crimes it always says he was 'armed by the West.' I bet you can't guess the answer. According to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute, a mere 0.46 per cent […]

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Carnival of Education

Wednesday, March 1st, 2006

The Carnival of Education is up at Education Wonk. Several articles from The Liberty Papers are featured in the Carnival, all from Monday’s massive venting against our current education system.

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Eric Raymond on the Media

Wednesday, March 1st, 2006

WASHINGTON — Media analysts sounded an increasingly gloomy note today following news that a full-scale outbreak of civil war in Iraq had been averted. “The prospects for regime change in Washington seem increasingly remote,” said one senior White House reporter who spoke on condition of anonymity. Hah! Read the whole thing.

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