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Archive for March, 2008

Thursday Open Thread — What’s Left For Paul Supporters?

Thursday, March 6th, 2008

This blog has had a long and sordid history with the more ardent supporters of Ron Paul, as clearly evidenced in the comments to this post from yesterday. Over the months leading up to the primaries and throughout the primaries, I’ve seen that those enthusiastic Paul supporters have often found it difficult to believe that [...]

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Does Ron Paul’s Campaign Really Think He Can Steal The Nomination ?

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

Just about a month ago, Brad Warbiany pretty much decimated the logic of the idea that Ron Paul’s supporters could infiltrate the GOP delegate selection process and steal the nomination for their candidate. The race went on and yesterday, John McCain secured enough pledged delegates to win the Republican nomination. Heck, when Ron Paul claimed [...]

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Ron Paul Wins TX-14

Wednesday, March 5th, 2008

It’s usually not news when a ten-term incumbent wins re-election to Congress, but there was some speculation that Ron Paul’s quixotic campaign for President would hurt him among his constituents in Texas’ 14th Congressional District. As it turned out, the Congressman had little to worry about: DALLAS—Republican Ron Paul didn’t get many votes for president [...]

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TexOhio Primary Predictions And Tuesday Open Thread

Tuesday, March 4th, 2008

At least one, and possibly both, parties’ Presidential nominating contests could be over tomorrow, so this could very well be the last prediction thread until after Labor Day. So let’s get this one right. Republicans Let’s get the easy one out of the way. John McCain is going win today and he’s going to win [...]

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What Kind of Experience?

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

In the 2008 presidential campaign, there has been much discussion about which candidates have the most experience. John McCain criticized Mitt Romney’s lack of service experience as most of Romney’s experience was gained in business and “making profits” (as if that were a bad thing). John McCain, on the other hand, served his country in [...]

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Monday Open Thread — Question For The An-Caps

Monday, March 3rd, 2008

As long-time readers of this blog know, I tend towards anarcho-capitalism from time to time, but have had lingering doubts. So here’s the question: We have seen that areas outside of the “government” provision of security tend towards abuse. The specific instance I’m referring to is the gang or mafia model, where those groups designed [...]

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