Monthly Archives: November 2009

TIME TO START HOUNDING YOUR SENATORS: THE REPLY

Some of our elected officials will at least take the trouble to send back an automated response.  One such is Senator Jim Webb.  Thus when I sent him my last email (see here), I got the following in reply. Senator … Continue reading

Posted in Health Care Nationalization

THE STRANGE BUSINESS OF “CLIMATEGATE”

Because news stories can proceed rather strangely from dubious “facts,” it is often better to set back and watch awhile before offering an opinion.  Since the emails related to ClimateGate were stolen, I reserved judgement – waiting for confirmation.   However, at this point I have also begun … Continue reading

Posted in Environment, news media bias | 3 Comments

HATE CRIME

I expect it has been done, and I have just never heard it. Surely someone has mentioned it. When they write, some journalists commit hate crimes. Nonetheless, I fear this is just one of those things we have to put up … Continue reading

Posted in Alexis De Tocqueville

AMERICA’S ARISTOCRACY

When Alexis De Tocqueville wrote Democracy in America, he observed  the class distinctions between Americans during the years of 1831 and 1832 .  He was particularly interested in these distinctions as they related to the governance of our society. What … Continue reading

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COSTLY WHITE, UNCONSTITUTIONAL ELEPHANTS

Here is the email I sent Senator Jim Webb today. Subject:  Senator Reid’s 2074-Page Monstrosity Dear Senator Webb I write to ask you once again to vote against proposals that would lead to a government takeover of health care.  In … Continue reading

Posted in economy, Environment, Health Care Nationalization