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Thursday, November 15, 2012

Ron Paul Says Goodbye

November 15, 2012

Texas Congressman Ron Paul is retiring from the House.  Yesterday he gave what amounted to a farewell address in Congress.  Here’s a video of the full speech. I admire Ron Paul’s fidelity to the Constitution and respect the preponderance of his voting record.  His limited government, libertarian philosophy is often so consistent, for instance, that [...]

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Eurozone Gets the Recession Blues

November 15, 2012

In the second and third quarters of 2012, the economy of the Eurozone countries fell 0.2% and 0.1%, respectively.  Accordingly, two consecutive quarters of economic contraction signals an economic recession.  Also, economic indicators suggest that both Germany and France are likely to contract in the fourth quarter, compounding the Eurozone’s problems.  Ireland, Spain, the Netherlands, [...]

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Catholic Civil Disobedience

November 15, 2012

Now that ObamaCare is going to be coming into effect, the Catholic Church has a tough decision to make in regards to their hospitals.  Because ObamaCare mandates that health plans contain contraceptive coverage and the Catholic Church considers contraception to be morally wrong, the Church is in a tough spot.  The Catholic Church represents 12.5% [...]

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Soda. All the Calories of Beer with None of the Positive Side Effects

November 15, 2012

After he lost about 324 pounds or so a few years ago to run for President, Mike Huckabee said something I’ll never forget:  “never drink calories.”  Although I’ll never eliminate the liquid calorie from my daily activities, I do try to cut back on certain things, like soda or Dunkin’ Donuts iced coffee (that one [...]

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