From the daily archives:

Monday, February 23, 2009

Strengthen Culture Through Hollywood? It’s Worth A Shot

February 23, 2009

The reason we care about politics is because we want our country and our world to be as strong, secure, free, prosperous, fair, decent, and good as it can possibly be. Obviously, one component of furthering that ideal is electing people who share our worldview to positions of authority. It isn’t the only way however. [...]

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High-Society Welfare

February 23, 2009

The Boston Globe today ran a story about people who recently lost their jobs.  Rather, however, than talking about real hardships experienced by people, they are instead glowingly focusing on people who feel “liberated” (Hat Tip:  Mrs. Sal) and are doing such things as taking art history classes, going to museums, and spending time with [...]

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And To The Republic

February 23, 2009

It is worthwhile to sometimes step back and reflect on our system of government, what it means, and how unique it is in the history of civilization.  Conventional wisdom states that we are a democracy.  First, there is the misconception that we are a Democracy (rather than a Representative Constitutional Republic).  This video redefines the [...]

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The Politics of Optimism

February 23, 2009

Rick Moran at Right Wing Nut House takes issue with the current attempt by the GOP to harness the populist anger over the stimulus bill and the prospect of higher taxes that began with the protests in Seattle and Denver last week, and continued with Rick Santelli’s mention of a Chicago Tea Party.  Moran argues [...]

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