Monthly Archives: August 2013

The Age of (liberal) Activism

Many of we who think, write and speak (and meet without disturbing the peace) about important topics of the day may be described as “activists.” We do this to satisfy our need to rationally express ourselves, exercise our right to … Continue reading

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Taxes, spending and us

Recently we received our PROPERTY TAX BILL from the New Hanover County Tax Office in Wilmington, N. C. The bill includes a lot of information; the first line warning DUE ON OR BEFORE MONDY, JANUARY 6, 2014. OK, that gives … Continue reading

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We know why government is the problem

Twenty years ago renowned economist, author and teacher the late Dr. Milton Friedman explained to serious thinkers, and those who could accept reality, that government is a problem to a society that hopes to have freedom for the individual citizen. … Continue reading

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Constitutional amendments by the States

On July 4, 1776 fifty-six representatives of the original thirteen united States of America convened a Second Continental Congress in Philadelphia to sign a Declaration of Independence from a government they considered “destructive” to their “unalienable Rights.” Because any government … Continue reading

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Government corruption

After decades of observing politics and resulting government, I’m sorry to say that most people who engage either have a personal agenda to push or, after being elected, become advocates for the bureaucracies they oversee rather than for the people … Continue reading

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What’s the story in North Carolina?

“The truth is our local media just don’t like Republicans, especially when the GOP happens to be in charge of state government,” writes Rep. Nelson Dollar. Mr. Dollar from Cary, N. C. represents House District 36 and he is chairman … Continue reading

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Are we all libertarians now, or whatever?

Libertarian ideas are accepted by people in both major American political parties—and they are rejected by people in both parties; illustrating the point that ideological generalizations cannot be assigned to any group-think label. In fact, a case could be made … Continue reading

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