Cord Byrd has not received any gifts yet
One of the stated purposes of the Bush-Obama wars of the 21st century is to conduct "nation-building" (a concept General George Patton would likely find foreign to a warrior) and to bring democracy to the nations of the world. But how can we expect the people of Afghanistan and other nations to engage in Jeffersonian Democracy when Jeffersonian Democracy is dying or dead in our own?
So I ask what do you love more?
Liberty or Social Security,
Posted on February 9, 2012 at 11:47am — 15 Comments
Experience teaches us, especially in the area of politics, not to believe in coincidence. Just this week two stories have made the news regarding our "outdated" Constitution. First, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg instructed nations looking to draft a constitution to NOT look at the U.S. constitution for guidance because it doesn't focus enough on human rights. Then, in a New York Times article, two professors make the case that the U.S. Constitution is losing appeal with people around the…Continue
Posted on February 7, 2012 at 12:48pm — 5 Comments
Posted on February 2, 2012 at 8:31am — 49 Comments
As a consumer of news, a.k.a. a political junkie, I get annoyed when the pundits, "experts" and politicians, use euphemisms or false phrases to purposely mislead or confuse the listener. The left uses this tactic all the time, i.e. Marxist, communist, socialist, progressive, liberal, leftist and now back to progressive. Once people figure out they don't like the goods they are being sold, voila, just change the name and keep plugging along. To them it's never a problem with the message,…Continue
Posted on January 16, 2012 at 11:09am — 12 Comments