Monthly Archives: July 2012

Freedom of Expression (of the right views) — 31 July 2012

Recently, a Chicago alderman, Joe Moreno of the 1st ward, raised some controversy by moving to deny a permit to an undesirable company that wanted to open a restaurant in his ward.  He condemned the company’s intolerance and discrimination, and … Continue reading

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A Speech for Governor Romney — 23 July 2012

Governor Romney needs to release his tax returns.  It is becoming a distraction, and every day he spends responding to the constant calls for release is a day he does not focus the bright light on President Obama’s dismal economic … Continue reading

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Bratwurst and Politics — July 16, 2012

It was a nice summer barbecue, five couples and lots of kids.  Only the hosts knew them all, so the rest of us were all strangers to someone.  We hadn’t even finished with the brats and dogs when one woman … Continue reading

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Which Insurance is Better? — 10 July 2012

Having dinner with an old friend this week, the subject of health care came up – my friend being self-employed, and very sensitive to the issue – and eventually the discussion boiled down to a fundamental question: Should health insurance … Continue reading

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John Roberts’ Gamble — 2 July, 2012

That John Roberts is one slippery character. One wonders if he isn’t too clever by half. As recently as Wednesday, liberals had dismissed the Chief Justice as a hopeless partisan; now suddenly he is endowed with the wisdom of Solomon. … Continue reading

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