Monthly Archives: May 2013

The Political Class vs. the People

Elected officials, political staffers, lobbyists and activists (the Political Class) have pursued their own self-interest, used taxpayer money to help their friends, and succeeded in making Washington, DC, the wealthiest metropolitan area in the United States. While holding a variety … Continue reading

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Natural resources, the university and “we”

Recently I received my Spring 2013 copy of the Syracuse University Magazine, one of the perks of being an alum. (link) Chancellor Nancy Cantor’s front piece message profusely thanked donors for supporting a “stunning and poetic” project. She declared the … Continue reading

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Shielding school children from lunatics

Editorial Board members at the Wilmington, N. C. StarNews make sense in a recent view they wrote on school safety. They note that the hysteria (“raw emotion and fear”) after the Newtown, Conn. school murders has calmed down as cooler … Continue reading

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Breaking News: carbon dioxide shortage

HUMAN EVENTS | Marc Morano publisher of Climate Depot (link) reports that “The level of carbon dioxide, a trace essential gas in the atmosphere that humans exhale from our mouths, has come very close to reaching the ‘symbolic’ 400 parts … Continue reading

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Mercy or mercenary?

For decades American education lobbyists have convinced our political class that infusing more money into the system will unquestionably improve it. They have failed to produce evidence to prove the assumption. And they’ve gotten away with it, time and time … Continue reading

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Economic visionaries and reality

The collusion between government agents and business people threatens America’s once free-enterprise system—changing capitalism into cronyism and, ultimately, endangering our personal freedom of choice. Yet, self-serving “experts” peddle false economic views that lead down that path. Recently, Jay Garner, president … Continue reading

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Advice to the GOP from pundits

It’s curious and comedic (Comedy: “The last alternative to despair.”—Franklin Marcus). Since the defeat of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and the election of Barack Hussein Obama a strange deluge of theme-words—from left and right—has poured out from political pundits, … Continue reading

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