Archives for: April 2010

Backbone Radio, April 11th, 2010: First Principles of Capitalism and Liberty

[Updated with guest in 6 PM hour] First, allow me to wish my dad a very happy 70th birthday today!  (He’s actually celebrating it in Jerusalem…but I’ll buy him a birthday dinner when he comes to visit in a couple of weeks.) — Please join me by li… more »

Backbone Radio, April 11th, 2010: Jane Norton, Tom Lucero, and First Principles of Capitalism and Liberty

First, allow me to wish my dad a very happy 70th birthday today!  (He's actually celebrating it in Jerusalem...but I'll buy him a birthday dinner when he comes to visit in a couple of weeks.) --- Please join me by listening to (and calling in to) thi… more »

You Picked a Fine Time to Lead Us, Barack

H/T Jan Herron... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_W57aBMYKvU   more »

William Warren: Thanks, Hugo!

What more can be added to William Warren's cartoon??? more »

Breaking: Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens to retire this summer

In a move that's a surprise to nobody, Supreme Court Justice John Paul Stevens has announced that he will retire after this Court session, roughly the June-July timeframe. Thus, Barack Obama will get to name another Justice to the Court.  And he will p… more »

Report: Bart Stupak to retire

The Hill is reporting that Bart Stupak who was pro-life before he wasn't will announce his retirement. Just the latest Democrat to see the writing on the wall, though Stupak deserved it even more than most. What makes Stupak's retirement more interes… more »

Follow-up on Kinston, NC and the lie of the post-racial presidency

Six months ago, I wrote a note about a Washington Times report on Kinston, NC.  The town voted overwhelmingly to switch to non-partisan elections, i.e. elections where the candidates are not running as affiliated with or identified on a ballot with a D,… more »

UAD (Unilaterally Assured Destruction)

Guest posting by Mike R.Is President Obama as dangerously naïve in his dramatic change in America’s strategic nuclear policy as Jimmy Carter was during the Detente years? Does he have a dangerous anti-American bias in his thinking that leads him to con… more »

John Stossel offers a definition of libertarianism

Newsman John Stossel offers us the latest of the occasional media piece describing what it means to be libertarian.  (Note the lower-case "l" as distinct from the capital-L Libertarian Party.)  I like Stossel's piece because it doesn't just answer his rh… more »

Court slaps down FCC; decision threatens "Net Neutrality" scheme

Yesterday, the DC Circuit Court of Appeals ruled against the FCC in their case against Comcast in which Comcast had challenged the FCC's right to tell them how to operate their broadband network. The ruling represents a hurdle for the Progressive's att… more »
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