Trump

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Trump and the Establishment

Trump is being touted as an “anti-Establishment” guy, an outsider. This sounds good in principle; the Republican Establishment (and the fact they they act more Establishment than Republican) has been deeply disappointing. But the Establishment types have based their actions on careers of being bought by special interests. Trump’s career is […]

Brokered or Broken?

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On Citizen Tom’s blog, the idea of a brokered Republican convention came up. Many are talking about this, but it is not well understood. And for good reason; the rules are quite complex. So is the history… […]

Cruz Missiles 04: Eligibility

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Part of a series on the attacks on Ted Cruz by blogger Stefan Molyneux in the video “The Truth About Ted Cruz.” This one deals with the issue of Ted Cruz’s eligibility as a natural born citizen. […]

Cruz Missiles 02: Syrian Refugees

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Ted Cruz and Syrian Refugees Here is the video portion of interest, at about 16:50 in. You may wish to back up a couple of minutes and listen to his commentary as he develops the points on the screen: […]

Cruz Missiles 01: Immigration

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The blogger Stephen Molyneaux has decided to join the piling-on of attacks on Ted Cruz. He has assembled probably the most thorough collection of attacks yet, in a video that spans a full 1.5 hours with about three dozen screens full of alleged Cruz wrongdoings. He calls this video “The Truth About Ted Cruz” but… […]

Conservative

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Early on, this commenter was supporting Pope Francis’ attacks on free enterprise and pushing of the catastrophic anthropogenic global warming line. He claimed to have read Laudato Sí in the original Latin, and stuck to that when I pointed out that Catholic sites are reporting that there did not seem to be a Latin version. He quickly revealed himself as favoring the taking of money from people by force to give to other people. […]

Fair Trade

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Can we fix trade imbalances by enacting punitive tariffs against companies and countries? These are excerpts from a conversation on Citizen Tom’s blog. My counterpart here is not a bad person, but I certainly disagree that tariffs are the answer to trade imbalances, and I said so… […]

Sachs of Manure

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The progressive establishment media and establishment Republicans have joined forces, and obtained odd allies, in a massive assault against Ted Cruz. […]

Anonymity

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One very desirable benefit of the FairTax system — and not part of any “flat tax” — is anonymity. No government agency needs to be aware of your income, your transactions, or your assets. […]

Moderation

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Moderate Islam is a phrase treated differently by different factions: […]