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Koch is It

February 21st, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Koch is It · Found on the Web

Charles Koch – This is the one issue where Bernie Sanders is right: I continue to be impressed by the Kochs. They have done much for liberty, and the left vilifies them for it.

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Kim Possible

February 15th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Kim Possible · Found on the Web

Taking North Korea at its word: this is a possibility I hadn’t even considered. {via}

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Unsafe Space

February 10th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Unsafe Space · Found on the Web

Triumph the Insult Dog Visits College to Invade Students’ Safe Spaces: vulgar, as expected. But funny!

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Supreme Shutdown

February 9th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Supreme Shutdown · Found on the Web

Supreme Court Puts Obama’s Clean Power Plan on Hold: wow, I did not see that happening. I figured CPP would become a fait accompli by the time the Court ruled.

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You Mustn’t Think That

February 9th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on You Mustn’t Think That · Found on the Web

Tell the truth about benefit claimants and the left shuts you down: the preening about loving science is a ruse. The left has huge swaths of contemplation that are entirely off limits. {via}

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Shut Up

February 9th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Shut Up · Found on the Web

A Conversation with Jonathan Haidt: free speech is under serious assault. Haidt, a leftist, is on the forefront of shining a light on this.

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Twitter’s About to Get a Lot Less Interesting

February 9th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Twitter’s About to Get a Lot Less Interesting · Found on the Web

Announcing the Twitter Trust & Safety Council: this is within their rights, of course. Given the leftist leanings of the company and its assembled Council of Goodspeech, I suspect that some groups will get a pass and some will face suppression. Chilling at any rate.

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Mr. Thompson’s Plan

February 4th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Mr. Thompson’s Plan · Found on the Web

FACT SHEET – President Obama’s 21st Century Clean Transportation System: straight outta Atlas.

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See? Everyone Does It

February 4th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on See? Everyone Does It · Found on the Web

FBI contacts Colin Powell as part of email probe: until they show me that Condoleeza Rice or Colin Powell have billion-dollar foundations and shuffled these paltry few confidential emails to persona non grata like Sid Blumenthal, I’m not seeing the similiarity.

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Lots More Hiking

January 19th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Lots More Hiking · Found on the Web

Pentagon Ordered to Address ‘Climate Change’: this probably isn’t as terrible as it sounds but I still picture troops bicycling over to the battlefield and the Navy achieving its 600-ship fleet with sailing ships.

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The Poor Rich

January 19th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on The Poor Rich · Found on the Web

Stop adding up the wealth of the poor: misleading statistics from the inequality crowd? I can’t believe it.

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Pulling the Rug Out from Under Oneself

January 15th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Pulling the Rug Out from Under Oneself · Found on the Web

Robert Reich makes 36% more than average CEO and gets $40k for a one-hour talk vs. average worker pay of $46k/year: that’s an expensive noose, comparable to Krugman’s and far cheaper than Gore’s.

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The Emboldening

January 15th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on The Emboldening · Found on the Web

The Humiliation: good counter to Kerry’s enthusiasm about the Iranian situation.

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Local Liberty News

January 6th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Local Liberty News · Found on the Web

Institute for Justice co-founder named to Arizona Supreme Court: Clint Bolick is one of the reasons I contributed to the Goldwater Institute and I couldn’t be happier at his appointment. Wonderfully, his vacancy is being filled by an outstanding litigator (and Objectivist): Timothy Sandefur!

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Nuclear Club Membership Coordinator

January 6th, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Nuclear Club Membership Coordinator · Found on the Web

Did North Korea Detonate a Hydrogen Bomb? Here’s What We Know: thanks Wendy Sherman!

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Life’s Not Fair

January 2nd, 2016 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Life’s Not Fair · Found on the Web

Economic Inequality: a venture capitalist attacks the idea of income inequality. The discussion at Hacker News is replete with talk of how society shouldn’t allow extreme wealth. Don Watkins and Yaron Brooks’ book can’t come quickly enough.

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Three Cheers for the Clemson Three

December 31st, 2015 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Three Cheers for the Clemson Three · Found on the Web

How Three Professors Banded Together to Beat Back a Free Speech Threat at Clemson: the first of the three is C. Bradley Thompson, a prominent Objectivist.

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Peer Punishment

December 31st, 2015 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on Peer Punishment · Found on the Web

How Pittsfield, New Hampshire’s Schools Are Practicing Restorative Justice: I’m conflicted about this. On the one hand, suspensions or other token punishments are ineffective. This brings in an element of self-responsibility and remediation. On the other hand, it reeks of “tribal elders” and collectivism. It seems like a failure of administration.

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For Love of No Money

December 29th, 2015 by Bill Brown · 1 Comment · Found on the Web

The Marriages of Power Couples Reinforce Income Inequality: if you believe that income inequality is the greatest threat to our way of life, then you mustn’t allow assortative mating! People should marry down for the good of our Gini coefficient! It makes my blood run cold to think how far this could go.

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We Got Kerry’d

December 22nd, 2015 by Bill Brown · Comments Off on We Got Kerry’d · Found on the Web

Iran Nuclear Deal Restricts U.S. More Than Congress Knew: the “non-treaty” that nonetheless restricts Congressional action. I am sick to my stomach.

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