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  • Mark Cuban Pulls Tweets Straight from Atlas Shrugged ( Net Neutrality )

    11/16/2014 7:59:16 AM PST · by george76 · 37 replies
    Free Beacon ^ | November 14, 2014 | Caroline Lee Smith
    Billionaire entrepreneur Mark Cuban channeled Ayn Rand in a Twitter tirade Thursday. Earlier that day, Cuban had tweeted an article from The Blaze about net neutrality. When his followers dissented, he hit them with some Atlas Shrugged.
  • Sen. Jim DeMint to Head Heritage Foundation (leaving US Senate in January)

    12/06/2012 7:31:44 AM PST · by Perdogg · 261 replies
    South Carolina U.S. Senator Jim DeMint will replace Ed Feulner as president of the Heritage Foundation. Mr. DeMint will leave his post as South Carolina's junior senator in early January to take control of the Washington think tank, which has an annual budget of about $80 million. Sen. DeMint's departure means that South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, a Republican, will name a successor, who will have to run in a special election in 2014. In that year, both Mr. DeMint's replacement and Sen. Lindsey Graham will be running for reelection in South Carolina.
  • SOLYNDRA - For Sale 47488 Kato Rd., Fremont CA (On The Chopping Block)

    SOLYNDRA For Sale Property Size Total building area is approximately 411,618 square feet (excluding mezzanine) o Manufacturing area: 287,448 square feet single story o Office building: 37,210 square feet two-story o Mechanical Electrical and Plumbing (MEP) area: 86,960 square feet usable o Expandable to 739,232 square feet Building Highlights • Highly visible world class manufacturing facility • Frontage along Interstate 880 and Kato Road • Headquarters style office area constructed to LEED Gold Standards • Construction completed in October of 2010 • The total electrical service: 22 Megawatts • Facility is backed up by 2 diesel generators each with 2...
  • 'I have paid my dues and I'm done with the U.S': Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin..

    05/18/2012 6:19:09 AM PDT · by C19fan · 84 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | May 17, 2012 | Staff
    Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin, under fire over the tax consequences of renouncing his U.S. citizenship, said on Thursday he is obligated to and will pay 'hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes to the United States government.' The social media entrepreneur and investor said in a statement, emailed to Reuters by a spokesman, that his decision to move to Singapore was 'based solely on my interest in working and living' there.
  • Fed Up: A Texas Bank Is Calling It Quits (Regulated to Death)

    08/11/2011 8:35:05 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 08/11/2011 | Robin Sidel
    Main Street Bank lends most of its money to small businesses and is earning decent profits. But the Kingwood, Texas, bank is about to get out of the banking business. In an extreme example of the frustration felt by many bankers as regulators toughen their oversight of the nation's financial institutions, Main Street's chairman, Thomas Depping, is expected to announce Wednesday that the 27-year-old bank will surrender its banking charter and sell its four branches to a nearby bank. Mr. Depping plans to set up a new lender that will operate beyond the reach of banking regulators—and the deposit-insurance safety...
  • Who is JANE Galt? [Sarah Palin didn't QUIT, she SHRUGGED!]

    07/12/2011 2:42:14 AM PDT · by RonDog · 45 replies
    Tea Party Tribune ^ | July 4, 2011 | Michael Santos
    Who is Jane Galt? | Tea Party Tribune In Ayn Rand’s famous novel, Atlas Shrugged, the main character, John Galt, faces a fundamentally transformed America. An America that has surrendered to the false promises of Marxism. He decides he will neither be slave nor slave master, and quits his job, disappears, and unplugs himself from the system. He does not end there; he decides to collapse the collectivist system that is dominating America and goes across the country convincing “the men of the mind,” the men that make the world go around, to go on a strike that brings about...
  • Oh No! Exxon Makes a Profit!

    04/30/2011 9:26:52 AM PDT · by bray · 23 replies
    self ^ | 4/30/11 | bray
    And this is my prayer; that your LOVE may abound more and more in konwledge and depth of insight, Phil 1:9 Now we are supposed to hate the Oil Companies for making too much profit in a recession/depression. Never mind they made this profit in spite of an intense war by the Fed on these companies, they made too much profit. Never mind they paid multiple times their profits in taxes to the gummit or that they employed millions of people worldwide, we are supposed to hate them for exploiting the middle class or proletariat. Just like every other strategic...
  • "Atlas Shrugged" box office success stuns liberal Hollywood

    04/21/2011 6:14:20 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 25 replies · 1+ views
    Washington Times ^ | 4-21-11 or 4-29-11 | Bill Kelly
    CHICAGO, April 29, 2011 — By current Hollywood standards, it is a movie that should never have been made. Imagine this story pitch to progressive movie execs: "we have a female heroine, genius entrepreneurs disappearing, and a government conspiring to control its people and their creations. In short, a powerfully persuasive anti-government message." Not exactly “Iron Man 3” is it? Yet, despite (or because of) Hollywood’s best efforts to keep the movie down, “Atlas” is racking up dollar signs at the box office. With a hearty $5640 per theater in its opening weekend, “Atlas Shrugged,” based on the influential Ayn...
  • DOWNHILL ONLY ... Mark Steyn

    04/19/2011 4:00:26 AM PDT · by Rummyfan · 17 replies
    Steyn Online ^ | 19 Apr 2011 | Mark Steyn
    <p>Wandering round this great republic predicting the apocalypse, I’m often asked by audience members why it is I’m being quite so overwrought if not an hysterical old queen about the whole business. After all, President Obama’s now-forgotten “Deficit Commission” produced a report melodramatically emblazoned “The Moment of Truth” and proposing such convulsive course corrections as raising the age of Social Security eligibility to 69.</p>
  • Atlas Shrugged (1 star)

    04/14/2011 3:54:19 PM PDT · by Borges · 191 replies ^ | 04/14/11 | Roger Ebert
    <p>I feel like my arm is all warmed up and I don’t have a game to pitch. I was primed to review "Atlas Shrugged." I figured it might provide a parable of Ayn Rand’s philosophy that I could discuss. For me, that philosophy reduces itself to: "I’m on board; pull up the lifeline." There are however people who take Ayn Rand even more seriously than comic-book fans take "Watchmen." I expect to receive learned and sarcastic lectures on the pathetic failings of my review.</p>
  • Atlas Shrugged Part 1 - the Movie

    04/08/2011 6:59:38 AM PDT · by DollyCali · 35 replies ^ | 8 April 2011 | Dolly Howard/DollyCali
    One week til it opens. Anticipation High. Atlas Shrugged Site IMDb Site Rotten Tomatoes Site -- wow, right now a whopping 82?? First of 3 in series if box office is good. DO read the book if you have not done so. It is long but doable in a week. Get paperback at local Bookstore etc. Understand most libraries have waiting lists
  • ATLAS SHRUGGED Fans Shock Theater Chains

    04/05/2011 2:05:39 AM PDT · by grundle · 59 replies ^ | April 1, 2011
    Theater chains inundated with requests from fans. Producers look to expand to more than 80 Cities CULVER CITY, Calif., April 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Based on the film's recent fan-based grassroots uprising, "The Strike" Productions today announced it will be expanding the initial release of the Atlas Shrugged movie from 11 markets to over 50. "AMC called directly to report their online contact system was being hit too hard. They requested we direct traffic to a specific address just to handle the volume," said producer Harmon Kaslow. "While it's unusual for showtimes to be listed this early, the doors of...
  • Atlas Shrugged part 1 - movie trailer

    02/14/2011 12:58:16 PM PST · by grundle · 31 replies
    Atlas Shrugged part 1 - movie trailer
  • Americans line up to join 'no-fly' list

    11/11/2010 6:09:47 AM PST · by re_tail20 · 87 replies · 1+ views
    World Net Daily ^ | Nov. 11, 2010 | Bob Unruh
    Supporters say it enhances security aboard passenger jets, but critics say it is little more than government-sponsored voyeurism for Transportation Security Administration workers. The dispute is over the new enhanced airport security screening procedures that offer a choice of either a nude, full-body image X-ray scan or a hands-on-all-parts pat-down by a federal agent. And the controversy could be coming to a head. The Air Transport Association of America says it expects 24 million people to fly during the Thanksgiving holiday period, and an online campaign is urging everyone who flies the day before Thanksgiving – usually one of the...
  • All about Youtube's most insane and clueless troll

    09/30/2010 11:55:21 AM PDT · by mainestategop · 11 replies
    Youtube ^ | NHSTATEGOP Your typical liberal troll. He is also the same as the Jewish crybaby who had a fit when some Black Hebrew Israelites mocked him Including scenes of him as well as the drivel he posts. (VIEWER DISCRETION ADVISED!)
  • Ron Paul vows renewed Fed audit push next year

    11/06/2010 6:17:06 PM PDT · by Bokababe · 50 replies
    Reuters ^ | 11/6/10 | Andy Sullivan
    "I think they're way too independent. They just shouldn't have this power," Paul, a longtime Fed critic, said in an interview with Reuters. "Up until recently it has been modest but now it's totally out of control."
  • Woman Singled out by the TSA, Cuffed to a Chair, Her Ticket Ripped up

    11/10/2010 8:18:34 PM PST · by citizenredstater9271 · 118 replies
    Youtube ^ | GeorgeDonnelly
    The TSA chose Meg McLain for special screening. They wanted her to go through the new porno-scanners. When she opted out, TSA agents raised an enormous ruckus. When she asked some question about what they planned to do to her, they flipped out. TSA agents yelled at her, handcuffed her to a chair, ripped up her ticket, called in 12 local Miami cops and finally escorted her out of the airport. Listen to her story as she told it on radio show Free Talk Live last night. Things are truly getting scary.
  • Peter Schiff: Bernake & Obama are CLUELESS & Palin is Correct.

    11/10/2010 1:28:15 PM PST · by GlockThe Vote · 60 replies
    The Schiff Report ^ | November 10, 2010 | Peter Schiff
  • Supreme Court Weighs Arizona Tax Credit for Christian Schools

    11/10/2010 9:56:22 AM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies ^ | November 10, 2010 | Ken Klukowski
    While America was talking about the election returns, the Supreme Court was talking about tax credits to fund Christian schools in Arizona. It looks like this might be yet another 5-4 decision on religious liberty, and it’s not clear which way the Court will go. On Wednesday, November 3—the day after the conservative tsunami resulting in Republican victories across America—the U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments in Arizona Christian School Tuition Organization v. Winn. Arizona allows a $500 dollar-for-dollar tax credit if taxpayers choose to give some money to student tuition organizations (STOs) that fund all manner of private schools, including...
  • Guest Blog: “Come Home to the Free State”

    11/09/2010 10:28:50 PM PST · by citizenredstater9271 · 28 replies
    Free Keene ^ | Ian Freeman
    From FSP early mover Mike Ruff in Manchester: To all my friends and acquaintances who are struggling for Freedom elsewhere, and see little progress: As many of you may be aware, I have long since become disillusioned with the political process, and prefer to do my pro-Freedom activism in the social and economic realm. That being said, and while I encourage people to do the same, I don’t denigrate the efforts of those principled activists who remain in the political front of the battle–I have said for years that the correct strategy for winning this fight is to push on...

    10/22/2010 10:25:12 PM PDT · by Gum Shoe · 11 replies
    Red sSate Zombie ^ | October 22, 2010 | Red State Zombie
    DIVERSITY vs. E PLURIBUS UNUM Diversity. What a pleasant sounding word. I see colorful posters bearing the word placed in prominence around the office where I work. I often see the word applied in noble motto: “Strength in Diversity” or “Celebrate Diversity”. What a lovely sentiment. What could be wrong with that? I am a German American, whose original German-born ancestor arrived in the United States of America in 1853 following the death of his first wife. I’m quite sure his life in Germany was shattered. He came to America destitute, with small children in tow. He remarried an Ohio...
  • Gold vs. Fiat Money: Even Babies Can Tell The Difference

    10/22/2010 5:14:13 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 37 replies · 1+ views
    Youtube ^ | RonPaul2008dotcom
    Gold is the only real money. Fiat is fake and a form of control.

    10/22/2010 5:06:07 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 7 replies
    Youtube ^ | ricthuse
    The federal reserve uses fiat money to control us. Anyone concerned w/ liberty needs to move to NH and buy gold.
  • The Origin of the Fed - Murray N. Rothbard

    10/22/2010 1:31:48 AM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 42 replies
    Youtube ^ | Austrolibertarian
    Rothbard's account of the origins of the Federal Reserve. You MUST watch this. All Americans need to know how the FED is not only unconstitutional but also destroying our economy.
  • Fiat Empire - The Federal Reserve is Unconstitutional 1 of 6

    10/22/2010 1:21:36 AM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 8 replies
    Youtube ^ | BlackLookingGlass
    "This Award-winning documentary features presidential candidate RON PAUL (R-Texas) and is inspired by The Creature from Jekyll Isalnd a book by well-known author and FREEDOM FORCE founder, G. Edward Griffin. Also featured is Dr. Edwin Vieira, Ph.D., J.D. from Harvard (a foremost authority on the Constitution and the author of Pieces of Eight) who discusses the Fed and various long-term studies which indicate that the Federal Reserve System encourages war, destabilizes the economy, generates inflation (a hidden tax) and is the supreme instrument of unjust enrichment for a select group of insiders. Dr. Theodore Baehr (founder of MOVIEGUIDE®) rounds out...
  • The Federal Reserve Act is Unconstitutional

    10/22/2010 1:12:16 AM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 5 replies
    In order to fully understand the following documents there needs to be an explanation of the background behind the case. Please note that the assignment of the case to Judge Mahoney was through standard lawful practices and that the Chief Justice of the Minnesota Supreme Court assigned an associate justice to assist in the trial These action give total and complete lawful jurisdiction to the actions of the Court We will now let the participants set the stage. THE CREDIT RIVER DECISION INTRODUCTION A Minnesota Trial Court's decision holding: - the Federal Reserve Act unconstitutional and VOID - holding the...
  • The War Against Capitalism

    10/20/2010 8:51:57 AM PDT · by Stoutcat · 2 replies · 1+ views
    Grand Rants ^ | 10-20-10 | Stoutcat
    It’s a very subtle ploy, that statement, ”already making more money than most will earn in a lifetime.” Does it make you feel good? Glad for those billionaires, and proud of their enterprenurial spirit? Or does it make you feel slightly envious that these young kids will make more than you’ll ever see in your life? Yeah, me too. The ongoing repetition (only slightly unpalatable in single instances) permeates society these days. It’s in the press, on television, online… all the time. Captialism is evil; tax the rich; make the rich pay their fair share; they’ll make more than you’ll...
  • Toxic powder sent to Arizona congressman (Sent to Democrat)

    10/21/2010 6:22:00 PM PDT · by Colonel Kangaroo · 68 replies · 1+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 10-21-2010 | MSNBC
    TUCSON, Ariz. — White powder delivered in an swastika-covered envelope to the Tucson, Ariz., office of Rep. Raul Grijalva is a toxic substance, the Democratic congressman said the FBI told him Thursday afternoon. It was not confirmed exactly what substance was mailed to Grijalva's offices, located at the 800 block of East 22nd Street, NBC affiliate KVOA reported.

    10/21/2010 11:04:51 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 27 replies
    powerlineblog ^ | October 21, 2010 | Paul
    It's a question I'm frequently asked these days. I'm far from an expert on the Tea Party. Accordingly, my answer is limited to stating that there is a division among Tea Party members, with some tending towards an interventionist position and others tending towards isolationism. I avoid opining on what the breakdown is. One way to get at the question is to look at the positions taken by prominent Tea Party candidates in this year's election. Scott Conroy of Real Clear Politics has undertaken that analysis. He finds the same division that I posited exists within the rank-and-file. Marco Rubio's...
  • Ron Paul to speak in Iowa next week

    10/21/2010 11:02:08 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 13 replies
    Iowa Independent ^ | October 20, 2010 | Jason Hancock
    U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, will campaign for Republican legislative candidates and speak at the University of Iowa Friday, Oct. 29, at 7:45 p.m. The group organizing Paul’s speech, the university’s Young Americans for Liberty and Campaign for Liberty, are billing the event as “fueling speculation that he may challenge other Republican presidential hopefuls in Iowa’s 2012 primary.” “Dr. Paul’s 2008 presidential campaign threw him into the national spotlight as a different kind of Republican,” said Ani DeGroot, president of the Young Americans for Liberty chapter. “He has called for an end to the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, a...
  • Orly Taitz, 'Birther queen,' is a problematic ally

    10/21/2010 10:47:32 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 38 replies ^ | Kasie Hunt
    The so-called "Birther Queen" lost her campaign for California secretary of state earlier this cycle, so now she's trying to get Republicans elected to Congress. The problem: They want nothing to do with Orly Taitz, an Israeli émigré who has racked up tens of thousands of dollars in court fines for filing frivolous lawsuits challenging President Barack Obama's U.S. citizenship. In a series of close contests - she's backed Van Tran in California, Joe Heck in Nevada and Steve Pearce in New Mexico so far - her help is raising a thorny issue that has already tripped up several Republicans...
  • Ron Paul Wins Over the Tea Party Movement: Why Incumbents Should Worry

    02/22/2010 6:28:24 PM PST · by presidio9 · 286 replies · 2,991+ views
    US News & World Report ^ | February 22, 2010 | Mary Kate Cary
    Over the weekend, Ron Paul won the CPAC straw poll for president. Many pundits immediately dismissed the win, for a lot of reasons. (The Atlantic did a roundup of all the "he's irrelevant" comments.) My take on Ron Paul is this: He says a lot of off-the-wall stuff, but his bottom line is that he's a limited-government libertarian. And he's not Mitt Romney, the establishment GOP choice. I think that's why he won. Joe Scarborough likes to say that if you look at where Ross Perot did well in 1992, those are the same places that tea party candidates are...
  • What Would Milton Friedman Say About Fed Policy Under Bernanke?

    10/20/2010 5:13:39 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    IBD Editorials ^ | October 20, 2010 | DAVID BECKWORTH AND WILLIAM RUGER
    Four years after his death, Milton Friedman's thoughts on monetary policy remain as relevant today as they were 30 years ago. Even Fed Chairman "Helicopter Ben" Bernanke (whose nickname comes from Friedman's famous "helicopter drop" idea for overcoming deflation) has referenced the Chicago don as an inspiration for his actions. However, Friedman's views may not be well understood even by those who would claim him as their intellectual fountainhead — which could be problematic for policy-making. So what would Milton Friedman say about our current monetary policy? First, low interest rates do not necessarily mean monetary policy is loose. Friedman...
  • Collectivism is force

    10/20/2010 12:41:33 AM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 6 replies
    Free Talk Live (podcast) ^ | October 19, 2010 | Free Talk Live
    Putting the collective before the individual is force and oppression.
  • Freep This Poll

    10/19/2010 11:46:38 PM PDT · by funfan · 20 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | october 19, 2010
    If Tea Party candidates win a bunch of races in November, will you
  • Finding Life and Liberty in the Free State Project, Part 1

    10/19/2010 8:20:36 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 3 replies
    Youtube ^ | 2007 | ShuvominNH
    You know about the Free State Project, but how is it going? Can we really move 20,000 freedom lovers to New Hampshire, and why would we want to? What's life really like for those who have already moved? Find out!
  • Christopher Hitchens: Margaret Thatcher is Sexier than Sarah Palin

    06/13/2010 1:06:44 PM PDT · by DGHoodini · 44 replies · 1,128+ views ^ | June 13, 2010 | cubachi
    (clip) Suddenly he discussed the sexiness of Margaret Thatcher. The way he described Thatcher and how the press treated the "Iron Lady," you'd think he was talking about Sarah Palin. Even the radio host thought so. However, Hitchens said Palin was contrary to his description of Thatcher. He said Palin has no charisma. I find that hard to believe. I don't get his anti-Palin sentiment. Personally, I find Thatcher and Palin to be quite similar. See and hear for yourself what Hitchens said:
  • Fleeing California for New Hampshire's relative liberty

    10/19/2010 11:43:30 AM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 32 replies
    Youtube ^ | October 19, 2010 | RidleyReport
    New resident of what may be America's Freest Town - forms "" and aims to hold....a camera! Well, that and also to hold the entire government aparatus accountable. But what will be the difference between and The latter aims to be more polite than the former.
  • The New Dichotomy

    10/19/2010 1:06:40 AM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 6 replies
    Youtube ^ | Fringeelements via shamwowthesenutz
    Here is a video explaining the true differences between how conservatives and liberals think. A must-watch for anyone trying to explain the political divide.

    10/18/2010 3:40:30 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 34 replies · 1+ views
    After blowing nearly a half-million dollars on a Spanish shopping spree, MICHELLE OBAMA has plans to spend a whopping $2 million in the coming year – while the nation struggles with its worst recession ever. Nearly 15 million people are un employed, but that hasn’t stopped the first lady from “spending like Marie Antoinette” and appearing to live it up “like a lottery winner,” fume outraged critics. Worried White House advisers have told the president he quickly needs to get his wife “under control” because her reckless spending – on trips, shopping and redecorating – is sending an intensely negative...
  • Mexican Criminals Increasing Violence? Blame America

    10/18/2010 3:02:52 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 3 replies
    big government ^ | Greg Knapp
    We are a selfish nation and treating our neighbor to the south horribly. It’s our fault that border violence is up. From Fox News: A coalition of Mexican mayors has asked the United States to stop deporting illegal immigrants who have been convicted of serious crimes in the U.S. to Mexican border cities, saying the deportations are contributing to Mexican border violence. Ciudad Juarez Mayor Jose Reyes blamed U.S. deportation policy for contributing to his city’s violence, saying that of the 80,000 people deported to Juarez in the past three years, 28,000 had U.S. criminal records — including 7,000 convicted...
  • NH eyes tax relief for new businesses

    10/18/2010 12:27:24 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 24 replies
    Youtube ^ | October 18, 2010 | RidleyReport
    NH eyes tax relief for new businesses.
  • Rand Paul refuses to shake hands with opponent Conway after debate (bad reporting)

    10/18/2010 6:00:25 AM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 25 replies
    McClatchy ^ | Jack Brammer
    LOUISVILLE — A debate filled with unabashed personal attacks concluded Sunday night with Republican Rand Paul briskly brushing past Democrat Jack Conway, refusing to shake the hand of an opponent who raised questions about his religious beliefs.
  • Journalist handcuffed at Joe Miller town hall

    10/17/2010 11:12:31 PM PDT · by freespirited · 18 replies
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Security detail for Alaska Senate candidate Joe Miller handcuffed a journalist at a Miller town hall Sunday. Tony Hopfinger, editor of the online Alaska Dispatch, tells KTUU TV that Miller security guards pushed him as he tried to question Miller. He says he pushed back and that guards then detained him, accusing him of trespassing at the public event. Miller security guard William Fulton says Hopfinger was detained and escorted away after ignoring pleas to stop putting a camera in Miller's face and proceeding to "stalk" the Republican. Miller has accused the Dispatch of focusing on negative...
  • Socialism Is Theft

    10/17/2010 3:45:51 AM PDT · by Scanian · 21 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | October 17, 2010 | James Lewis
    All you fans of the Left will recognize that title as a twist on Proudhon's historic slogan, "Property is theft." That's the personal catechism of Obama and his gang. Or, to put it more honestly, "Your property is theft. My property is untouchable." Gimme that Air Force One. Gimme that trillion-dollar slush fund. Gimme that vacation in Spain at taxpayer expense. It's mine! The Clintons even took the White House silverware, remember? Some people have a monstrous appetite for power and privilege, but they always claim to do what they do from compassion for the little people. Kim Jong-Il in...
  • If Men Were Angels

    10/17/2010 2:46:47 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 28 replies · 2+ views ^ | Robert Higgs
    In The Federalist No. 51, arguably the most important one of all, James Madison wrote in defense of a proposed national constitution that would establish a structure of "checks and balances between the different departments" of the government and, as a result, constrain the government's oppression of the public. In making his argument, Madison penned the following paragraph, which comes close to being a short course in political science: The great security against a gradual concentration of the several powers in the same department, consists in giving to those who administer each department the necessary constitutional means and personal motives...
  • Keep pressuring Federal Reserve

    10/17/2010 11:50:44 AM PDT · by citizenredstater9271
    Youtube ^ | RidleyReport
    Citizens need to do their job and pressure the FED.
  • (Vanity) Why Freepers and other mainstream conservatives should embrace the NH liberty movement

    10/16/2010 9:36:08 PM PDT · by citizenredstater9271 · 4 replies
    Me (vanity)
    I think in this political climate one of the best things GOPers and libertarians can do is join together and support the Free State Project in NH. No, I'm not talking about the potheads in Keene who are unrepresentative of the FSP anyway. I'm talking about the real goals set forth by the founders of the movement who seek to ensure absolute personal liberty and end government tyranny. Yes NH has been pretty liberal lately but it is a small state and still on the fringe between liberal and conservative. There is no reason why it can't be taken back...
  • Tea Party Express IV To Be Streamed Live--Every Rally!

    10/16/2010 11:49:45 AM PDT · by Syncro · 35 replies · 1+ views
    TeaPartyHD.Com ^ | 10-16-2010 | Staff
    Click Here To View The ScheduleLIVE STREAM PLAYER: (3) different sizes of Streaming Player available from Tea Party Express IV Tour. STEP 1 Choose the size that fits your website STEP 2 Copy the code and paste it into your website for LIVE coverage
  • CT health insurance hikes up to 47%

    10/16/2010 3:30:29 PM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 29 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 10/16/10 | Rick Moran
    You will be able to keep the insurance you already have - as long as you auction off your first born: The state's largest insurer has been approved to raise health premium rates by 41 percent to 47 percent for some of its policies sold to individual buyers, in the largest price hikes yet seen in Connecticut since the adoption of national health care reform. For all of its individual market plans, Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield has received approval to raise rates by at least 19 percent -- including a range of 30 percent to 44 percent for...