Author Archives: Citizen Tom

About Citizen Tom

I am just an average citizen interested in promoting informed participation in the political process.


  With respect to politics, liberalism is an especially twisted word. As Wikipedia’s ambiguous article on Classical liberalism observes, the definition of Liberalism has shifted over time. Thus, that article sort of begins with the right idea. Classical liberalism is … Continue reading

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Seven “crashed” Hard Drives, #IRS? SEVEN??? Puh-leeeeeease….

Originally posted on Two Heads are Better Than One:
I like a good piece of fiction as much as the next guy. But as brilliantly illustrated by ReasonTV’s Remy (below), there’s a limit to ANYONE’s ability to suspend their disbelief, …mine included. —…

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Every now and then I get a comment I want to make certain my readers notice, and here is a good one. In the following,  Keith DeHavelle levels a broadside in support of a Convention of the States. You asked for … Continue reading

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When illegal immigrant children started coming into our country, I hoped most of the opponents of illegal immigration would have enough sense not to direct their protests at the children. The children are not the problem. Our problem is the politicians aiding and … Continue reading

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John 10:6-7 (The Gate)

Originally posted on The River Walk:
Those who heard Jesus use this illustration didn’t understand what he meant, so he explained it to them: “I tell you the truth, I am the gate for the sheep.” (John 10:6-7) Read: Isaiah 18:1 –…

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