Eric Florack on January 18th, 2009

From the mailbag: Okay.  Here’s what I think liberals are, and what I think liberals believe. Liberals are politically left of center elitists, who want to create ever-growing big governments that only they control, to take care of the nation and its people, which secures political power for liberals.  Liberals believe this to be the […]

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YetAnotherJohn on August 1st, 2008

One definition of insanity is to keep doing the same thing expecting a different result. This article by Joel Kotkin presents the data showing the urban cores going more and more for the democrats since 1960. He points out the corresponding demographic trends that underly that move. Namely the increased poverty and racial segregation of […]

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YetAnotherJohn on July 24th, 2008

There is an interesting poll out that confirms this is a center-right nation at least in terms of fiscal responsibility in government. Conducted in late June, the poll surveyed 800 voters and had a margin of error of plus or minus 3.46%. Likely voters were asked the following question: “All things being equal, for whom […]

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Eric Florack on April 26th, 2008

Billy makes a great point this morning: I don’t know why people keep referring to what’s going on with energy as a “market” while it’s stepped on by government every mile of the way from the field to your tank, and from the generator to your AC outlets, ad infinitum. And it’s supposed to be […]

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Eric Florack on March 23rd, 2008

Bob Lonsberry, today: Like a fool, I went back and forth for most of three minutes, from the apple bin to the scale and to the apple bin again. I had two dollars and I wanted two apples and two pears, for lunch, and if I could find an apple small enough I could just […]

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