Category Archives: Authoritarians

For Heaven’s Sake

Go read The Anchoress. I will not even begin to try to improve on that post. Tweet

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The Big Lie

Usually, The Wall Street Journal is better than this: The singular feature of American obesity is its steep, out-of-nowhere rise. For most of the 20th century, U.S. obesity rates were stable, with a slight upward trend through the late 1970s. … Continue reading

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Freedom From Responsibility Is Frighteningly Expensive

Mark Steyn: How did the health-care debate decay to the point where we think it entirely natural for the central government to fix a collective figure for what 300 million freeborn citizens ought to be spending on something as basic … Continue reading

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Losing It

Maxine Waters is losing it. She’s threatening Blue Dogs if they do not toe the leftist line: Seven Blue Dogs on the House Energy and Commerce Committee have effectively blocked the panel from working on the bill for more than … Continue reading

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The Nanny State Connection

Excellent point made by Peggy Noonan in her WSJ column today: The third point is largely unspoken but I suspect gives some people real pause. We are living in a time in which educated people who are at the top … Continue reading

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Princes, Peasants And Collateral Damage

Mark Steyn: “Capitalism and consumerism have brought the world to the brink of economic and environmental collapse, the Prince of Wales has warned. … And in a searing indictment on capitalist society, Charles said we can no longer afford consumerism … Continue reading

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The Slippery Slope – On Steroids

As I – and many others – have been pointing out for quite some time now, somebody has to pay for all the grandiose Obama agenda. The mirage that Obama has been pushing – that only the rich would pay … Continue reading

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