Monthly Archives: November 2012

Lucy Always Snatches Away the Football — 26 November 2012

Amid the atmospherics surrounding the upcoming “fiscal cliff” negotiations, one of the salient news stories that emerged this weekend was that a few Republicans are tiptoeing toward breaking ranks on the No Tax Pledge. This pledge, which virtually every Republican … Continue reading

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When We Choose Security Over Freedom — 19 November 2012

In the end, more than freedom, they wanted security. They wanted a comfortable life, and they lost it all – security, comfort, and freedom. When the Athenians finally wanted not to give to society but for society to give to … Continue reading

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Catastrophe — 12 November 2012

This was one of the most dispiriting elections of my lifetime. Barack Obama had no business being re-elected.  It should not even have been close.  Here was a President who presided over the feeblest economic recovery in four generations.  Three … Continue reading

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The Case Against Barack Obama – Part II — 5 November 2012

Last week, I laid out the first of my reasons to deny President Obama re-election.  On the grounds of competence alone, he has not performed well enough to have his contract renewed.  Herewith, I list a few more reasons. Fiscal … Continue reading

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