Trigglypuffs, Toilets, and Tolerance

No shortage of news to discuss. If you care about the elections, which I don't, every day there seems to be more finger pointing, name calling, skeletons coming out of the closet, and oh yeah, violence amongst the most rabid sycophants defending their leaders (or tearing down their opponents). I'm just as guilty I suppose … Continue reading Trigglypuffs, Toilets, and Tolerance

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Without Freedom of Speech, We Are All Slaves to the Mob

Did you ever completely lose your train of thought because something much bigger or terrifying came along and overshadowed your first thought? I was actually thinking of writing about Freedom of Speech toward the end of the year when today, the horrible news broke out that 12 journalists and policemen were shot and killed by … Continue reading Without Freedom of Speech, We Are All Slaves to the Mob

Milton Friedman: The Role of Government in a Free Society (Q&A)

A classic.  For those of you unfamiliar with the concept of coercion and how government is the antithesis of liberty, pay close attention to the first question and Milton's response.  You can replace the FCC in his remarks with any number of government agencies (FDA, USDA, EPA, IRS, etc.) Also very interesting for Christians that … Continue reading Milton Friedman: The Role of Government in a Free Society (Q&A)

Life Matters

Trying to stay positive, especially with Christmas and New Year coming up, but there's so much negative news lately. In particular, the escalation of violence seems to be getting worse. Maybe it's not escalation but more awareness of it. I've written previously about how I abhor violence and war and the taking of life. In … Continue reading Life Matters

The U.S. Should Open its Immigration, but . . .

As promised, here's my post on the topic of US Immigration. If you haven't done so already, you should check out the 2 opposing views posted by Nathan Smith and A.M. Fantini on Fee.org which I will reference throughout this post. Keep in mind that both Smith and Fantini are examining US Immigration from a … Continue reading The U.S. Should Open its Immigration, but . . .