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The TSA is Ten Today

Ten years ago today, President George W. Bush signed the Aviation and Transportation Security Act into law. It the ten intervening years, the TSA has managed an impressive list of accomplishments. Thanks to the TSA, the last ten years have brought travelers long security lines, sexual harassment, public embarrassment, invasion of privacy, increased security fees, and a (published) price tag ...

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Dartboard Vetting

If you aren’t furious, you aren’t paying attention. In case you’ve missed it, your money has been the fodder for some of the most poorly vetted investments ever, and not by Wall Street or the banking industry. Thanks in part to this article by Doug Stewart ( @dmatthewstewart on Twitter) and further conversation on the growing list of failed Green ...

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What OWS Wants Should Terrify You

Occupy Wall Street can’t seem to get it’s message unified, even among themselves, but I think that in the minds of many of the more disillusioned participants is a vague vision. One that was put to paper first in 1961 in the pages of The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. This vision should terrify you. “THE YEAR WAS 2081, ...

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Stand With Gibson

 posted on behalf of Craig Ramsay   Gibson Activism Anyone who follows me on Twitter is probably aware that the Federal raids of Gibson Guitars’ plants in Tennessee, on August 24th, have become somewhat of an obsession to me. It angers me, and apparently many others on several levels.  It has also spurred me to become something of an activist. ...

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Attack of the Misfits

If you have missed the breakout success of Misfit Politics, you’ve probably wound up at the wrong page right now. The team at Misfit scored huge with their first video, a parody of Obama for America’s Attack Watch, and their success can only continue. How can I make such a statement? Because I have the pleasure of conversing with much ...

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(Tea) Party People!! The CNN Dating Game Redux

CNN did it again! The Tea Party Express was apparently powerless to stop CNN from committing the horror of hosting The Dating Game II this evening as a thinly veiled attempt to gain viewership. I endure this pain for you, all twelve of my regular post readers! The #CNNTeaparty hashtag on Twitter was, as usual, full of quotes, commentary, and ...

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Purely libertarian .. in Space

This post at Spaceflight Now about the possibility of the IIS space station going unmanned in November sparked this side commentary on The Other McCain delving into the deterioration of America’s commitment to win the science and technology race, and the federal task of providing for the national security. The offshoot post by Chris Smith ( aka Smitty , aka ...

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Dear Ann Coulter : How Are Book Sales?

Following the New Hampshire GOP debate, Ann Coulter wrote the following in a Townhall article in response to an answer by Ron Paul that the government should not be involved in marriage: “Most libertarians are cowering frauds too afraid to upset anyone to take a stand on some of the most important cultural issues of our time. So they dodge the ...

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Congratulations, Stupid!

According to Nielson, Americans are watching more television than ever before, and not just at home, in front of their television sets. We spend 158 hours a month in front of a television set ( well, not me, but.. ) and that is sadly where most of the average American derives their opinions and gleans their “news”. Do you need ...

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Are Ya’ll Ready For This? CA Politics Gone Gangsta

California 36 is heating up in light of a runoff election, and I do mean heating up. Let me just warn you that the video below isn’t for small children, or married men, or soccer moms, or.. well, you have been warned. Janice Hahn is a Democrat running in CA-36 and endorsed by former President Bill Clinton. I know this ...

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Atlas Shrugged: Part 1

It has been 21 years since my grandfather directed me to read Atlas Shrugged. It changed my life. I know that sounds cliche, but it is the truth, nonetheless.  He died just after I graduated high school, not long after. I will never be able to thank him enough for getting that book into my hands. Skip ahead 21 years: ...

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