Archive for February, 2008

How They Protect and Serve in Arizona

Friday, February 15, 2008 17:54 Comments Off

J.D. Tuccille on bullying cops.

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Credit Bubble Keeps Repo Men Busy

Friday, February 15, 2008 9:27 Comments Off

So many vehicles are being snatched from owners who stop making payments that some repo operators and auto auctioneers say lots are overflowing. …”Our business has skyrocketed,” says Patrick Altes, president of Falcon International in Daytona Beach, Fla. In recent times, his service saw a first wave of defaults that involved picking up boats and [...]

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When Life Imitates Art TV, Movies, MTV, and Video Games

Friday, February 15, 2008 9:20 Comments Off

The result is this. I laughed myself to tears while watching this, um, candid moment.

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Pathetic, Bullying Cops

Thursday, February 14, 2008 4:28 Comments Off

In the depths of a Police State, people having video/cell phone cameras have become a great thing. I wonder how many people – aside from educated libertarians – are disturbed that the fat pig in uniform is upset that a 14-year-old kid didn’t “respect his badge.” Why would anyone respect a cheap emblem pinned on [...]

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Blog Errors

Monday, February 11, 2008 21:00 Comments Off

My blog has being doing weird things the last few days. If you see some posts that look like notes, or half-completed posts, it’s because that is exactly what happened. I blogged some notes from various email exchanges, etc., and I had planned to turn them into blog posts. However, I haven’t been able to [...]

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Why They Can’t Vote for McCain

Monday, February 11, 2008 13:55 Comments Off

Mona Charen on the vulgarity and temper of the self-righteous McCain.

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Demopublicans or Republicrats?

Monday, February 11, 2008 11:15 Comments Off

An interesting discussion went on in a libertarian forum where I sometimes post. Libertarians always ask: who is worse, Obama or McCain? Looking at peoples’ responses, it seems it’s more a matter of internalized priorities. Though I would take serious issue with libertarians who say “let’s support Obama” because “taking over” the Democratic Party is [...]

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Warren Buffett’s Father on Gold

Monday, February 11, 2008 9:48 Comments Off

The elder Buffett, Congressman Howard Buffett, on honest money. Monetary chaos was followed in Germany by a Hitler; in Russia by all-out Bolshevism; and in othernations by more or less tyranny. It can take a nation to communism without external influences. Suppose the frugal savings of the humble people of America continue to deteriorate in [...]

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Finger Lickin’ Stupid

Sunday, February 10, 2008 21:21 Comments Off

State Representative Charles Siler is busy introducing a resolution in the Kentucky House that will make Kentucky Fried Chicken the official picnic food of Kentucky. A PETA spokesman says, “If the state legislature moves forward with this one, then they should change Kentucky’s state bird from the cardinal to the debeaked, crippled, scalded, diseased, dead [...]

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The Security State: Where We Inform the Oppressed

Sunday, February 10, 2008 6:47 Comments Off

“Terrorists Evolve. Threats Evolve. Security Must Stay Ahead. You Play A Part.” That’s the moniker for the TSA blog. Everything you ever wanted to know about being searched, harassed, and questioned, but were afraid to ask. The TSA wants to be known as “the evolution of security.” You can read about the TSA Blog team [...]

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