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Entries from May 26th, 2010

Purple is the New Brown

May 26th, 2010 by Jim May · 10 Comments · Uncategorized

Having recently taken a class on self-defense and the law, I would caution the “purple people eaters” of SEIU to not try this stunt in states like Utah, Arizona or Nevada.

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Cargo Cult Epistemology VI: Another Conservative Fumble

May 26th, 2010 by Jim May · 6 Comments · Uncategorized

At PajamasMedia, conservative Clayton Cramer (who, resemblances notwithstanding, is not to be confused with the commenter Clayton Jones here) takes up the discussion over Rand Paul’s recent controversial comments about the Civil Rights Act and its overreach into the private sphere.  The following started as a comment on his article, but fits better here as […]

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Too Prescient for My Taste II: The Open Mouths of Altruism

May 12th, 2010 by Jim May · 2 Comments · Uncategorized

As the Greek crisis unfolds in Europe, the latest chapter involves a potential bailout from the IMF — about 17% of whose total funds come from this country.  This prompted my recall of the following quote (with one word updated): What are all those people counting on? If a [Greek] factory goes bankrupt, the equalizers […]

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Campaign Finance Reform Reborn

May 5th, 2010 by Mike N · Comments Off on Campaign Finance Reform Reborn · Uncategorized

The Saturday, 5/3/10 Detroit News has an editorial on the new finance regulation bill offered by the congressional Democrats. Evidently the bill restores some of the regulations on businesses that the Supreme Court just struck down while exempting unions from the same disclosure requirements. I have to shake my head at the Orwellian (or should […]

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