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Entries from September 26th, 2011

Would You Please Take Control of My Life?

September 26th, 2011 by Myrhaf · 7 Comments · Uncategorized

I heard the clip on the radio. I can’t force myself to watch the video. A smarmy rich liberal asks Obama, “Would you please raise my taxes?” So why don’t these rich leftists start a campaign to get the wealthy to volunteer to give more money to the federal government? They don’t need to wait […]

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Clueless

September 22nd, 2011 by Myrhaf · 8 Comments · Uncategorized

 

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Sacrifice as Moral?

September 21st, 2011 by Mike N · 3 Comments · Uncategorized

Since altruism holds that sacrificing oneself for the sake of others is man’s highest moral duty and any concern whatsoever with one’s self is condemned as selfish therefore evil, I wondered what it would be like to live in a society where the concept trade and all related concepts were outlawed. It would mean I […]

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How Much Do You Deserve to Keep?

September 16th, 2011 by Myrhaf · 19 Comments · Uncategorized

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-Ill.) was asked a tough question: “Out of every dollar that I earn, how much do you think I deserve to keep?” I have a smidgeon of sympathy for the Congresswoman. From a statist politician’s point of view, the question is impossible to answer. If they were honest, they would say 0% […]

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Birthers

September 15th, 2011 by Myrhaf · 16 Comments · Uncategorized

I often disagree with the religious pragmatist Michael Medved, but he is right when he says to the birthers, “Please shut up.” World Net Daily leads the campaign to prove Obama is constitutionally ineligible to be president. Their latest post on the issue claims that the White House is in panic mode over Jerome Corsi’s […]

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Attack Watch

September 14th, 2011 by Myrhaf · 7 Comments · Uncategorized

During the health care “debate” — or suppression of debate — the White House asked people to send in anything that looked “fishy” from their opponents. Now they put out an even more ham-handed attempt to intimidate Americans: Attack Watch. It is currently being laughed off the internet, which is a good sign. The Democrats […]

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Letter From 1943

September 3rd, 2011 by Myrhaf · 38 Comments · Uncategorized

On Facebook Betsy Speicher links to a remarkable 1943 letter from Ayn Rand to a Reverend. The letter is for sale on eBay for $4,999. A few questions come to mind after reading the letter. Do these thoughts represent Ayn Rand’s mature philosophic thinking? Is it realistic to believe Christianity could resolve its moral contradictions […]

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