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Oligarchy: The U.S. System As It Exists Now

Oligarchy 2 Centralized power enables small groups to buy-off power structures to their own benefit. Decentralized power keeps leadership more responsive to those they represent. From the Examiner: “US oligarchy study: Eye-opening study reveals disturbing facts about the US.” The following paragraph pretty much sums up the findings: "The central point that emerges from our research is […] Continue reading →

Nancy Pelosi Attacking Paul Ryan’s Budget; The Sarah Palin Strategy Is The Only Rational Response

Palin Naturally, Nancy Pelosi is desperate to distract the voters from the wreckage that is the non-Affordable Care Act. She thinks that Paul Ryan’s budget is the answer. From The Hill: House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) is arming Democrats in their fight against the Republicans' latest budget proposal as Congress heads into the long, spring […] Continue reading →

More Information Doesn’t Matter (So Liberals Don’t Care If Global Warming Skeptics Have Done More Research)

bias Here is a pretty amazing essay, not because it is surprising, but because it is about an experiment that tested what we all probably expect: people don’t usually change their minds on ideological issues based on evidence. In “How politics makes us stupid,” Ezra Klein writes of a test that asked questions about how to […] Continue reading →

Is Praying In Jesus Name Revolutionary?

prayer Carroll County (Maryland) Commissioner Robin Frazier opened up last Thursday morning’s Board of Commissioners budget meeting with a prayer containing references to Jesus Christ.  This is, of course, a perfectly normal and appropriate and legal thing to do. When Commissioner Frazier offered the prayer she was telling the truth and following the law. Now you’ve […] Continue reading →

Planned Parenthood Opposes Candidate Because Of Her Doctor-Killed Cousin

planned parenthood sign If you ever doubted the institutional character of Planned Parenthood as cold-blooded killers, listen to how they oppose a Democratic State Representative in Pennsylvania. From the Daily Caller: “We are extremely disappointed by current 164th District Representative Margo Davidson’s votes on SB 732 and HB 818,” Sari Stevens, Executive Director of Planned Parenthood Pennsylvania Advocates and […] Continue reading →