In defense of hate speech

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Yesterday I wrote about Donald Trump advocating violence in support of him. Today I am defending the most extreme type of speech, hate speech. However, for the purposes of this discussion, hate speech does not include threats of violence or harm. That is another thing entirely, so with that out of the way, here we go. […]

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Dating Rules for Growing the Economy

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After listening to the Presidential debate last night, I thought about how much of the discussion becomes unnecessarily complicated, so let’s apply some dating rules for growing the economy. This morning I saw this article in the Financial Times and felt like slapping those who defend the spying habits of the U.S. government upside the head.   Shocker… with […]

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A Memorial Day Thank You

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On this Memorial Day, thank you to all those who have served in the armed forces for iving the rest of us the luxury of living in a country that is relatively safe from outside attacks.  We owe you so very much.  You have also served as a enormous force of good, traveling all over […]

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Liberty Weeps over Ferguson and New York

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Last night’s decision over Eric Garner in New York after what happened in Ferguson has left the United States in more turmoil than the nation has experienced in years, maybe even decades. I tossed and turned much of the night, unable to sleep, angry and sad.  Liberty, what I hold most dear, weeps.   Much […]

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Liberty Cannot Be Delivered at the Point of a Gun

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Iraq has again descended into anarchic terror as the government  and tenuous order left in place by the US crumbles without the power of the US military behind it.  Now the US finds itself once again forced to engage in a situation that will cost dearly both in terms of actual dollars and in lives […]

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