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Every normal man must be tempted, at times, to spit on his hands, hoist the black flag, and begin slitting throats. –H.L. Mencken

Daily Mail: Indiana man pays speeding “tax” with pennies


More and more people are getting fed up with the state’s rules and regulations which serve only to keep people in line and fill the state’s coffers.  Kudos to Mr. … Continue reading

September 18, 2013 · Leave a comment

Support Your Local School District


…whether you like it or not. For the past several weeks leading up to the opening day of school, there has been nothing but weeping and gnashing of teeth from … Continue reading

September 12, 2013 · 6 Comments

“Each page is torn and hard to read…”


Happy Birthday, Willie! From pot smoking tax cheat to over the top ‘patriot’ and Farm Aid headliner, you are a fitting portrait of the average American – an enigma. On … Continue reading

May 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Here & Now


On my way home from the airport today, I caught Here & Now on NPR. There were three stories in a row that deserve commenting, but I’ll keep it short. … Continue reading

April 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

I’m Sure That Will Work


@SenRandPaul How about you just stop stealing from us in the first place? — Andrew Clark (@n1ghtstr1k3) March 22, 2013

March 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

John Boehner Slips Up And Admits Taxation Is Stealing


…but says he’s OK with the current level of theft. “How much more money do we want to steal from the American people to fund more government?  I’m for no … Continue reading

March 6, 2013 · Leave a comment

“And all the while I relied on this honesty…”


Politico posted the transcript of a speech, given by Barack Obama, that expresses his views on the upcoming sequestration.  Now, I would love to run through the entire speech and tell you … Continue reading

February 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Krugman Is Disillusioned With Obama


This is great. Krugman is mad about what the so-called fiscal cliff deal could be: “only a 37 percent rate on top incomes, and a rise in the Medicare eligibility … Continue reading

December 8, 2012 · Leave a comment

Smoke and Mirrors


The title of this article in the Washington Post is “Obama urges public to pressure Congress on extending tax cuts for the middle class”. Notice the wording. It’s referred to … Continue reading

November 28, 2012 · Leave a comment

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