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Mitt Romney Flip Flops

“I believe that since Roe v. Wade has been the law for 20 years we should sustain and support it.”  Source “Roe v. Wade has gone too far.” Source “I don’t line up with the NRA.” Source “I’m a member of…

Something Had to be Done

The quintessential grab-bag of emotions has erupted.  Obamacare (Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act) has passed the scrutiny of the Supreme Court and is law. Writing that last sentence still comes as a bit of a shock to me.

Skewed Methodology

Oh, how our world is changing. Behold the new wonders of obsessive security, intrusive technologies and obtuse leadership. Surely this must be the Utopia that Sir Thomas More envisioned so many centuries ago. A dynamic society with many individuals capable…

Is the United States an Oligarchy?

The greatest characteristic of humanity rests in our ability to collectively evolve by understanding our shared history.  If a physicist did not have the knowledge of Gaillelo before them, then they would be equally perplexed with the questions he faced….

The Failure of Absolutism

“The Fascist State… is a force… which takes over all the forms of the moral and intellectual life of man” (Mussolini 1932, p.307). Fascism was an absolute form of government that arose in the 1920’s that placed heavy emphasis on…

Does more government = less liberty?

Recently, I saw a Tweet that made me think, “more government = less liberty <- you can’t pare it down any more than that.” This was from Brooks Bayne (@brooksbayne). He is a writer from the website, thegraph.com, a site…

Corn

Normally, I would do some research on an issue and then give my two cents and move on. Living in MN we get a lot of the pro-ethanol propaganda and to be fair, I am not very knowledgeable on the…