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Nothing To Hide: Redux

The specter of secret recordings of university professors once again opens the door to the loss of individual rights and freedoms.

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The Pronoun Polemic

The Canadian government is planning on criminalizing you if you don’t say what they want you to say. One man speaks out.

FCC Announces “Net Neutrality” Order

The FCC today released it’s “Protecting and Promoting the Open Internet” order, a.k.a. “Net Neutrality.” Weighing in at nearly 600 pages, it is a monstrous behemoth. It’s important to note that the order was not unanimous among the commissioners (3-2). Commissioners Pai and O‚ÄôRielly dissenting and issuing separate¬†statements and included as an addendum inside the document. The contents of this …

Thought for the Day, From Cicero

“Do not blame Caesar, blame the people of Rome who have so enthusiastically acclaimed and adored him and rejoiced in their loss of freedom and danced in his path and gave him triumphal processions. Blame the people who hail him when he speaks in the Forum of the ‘new, wonderful good society’ which shall now be Rome, interpreted to mean …

The TSA Must Be Abolished

There is no secret that I hate the TSA. I have always hated the TSA. Tom Daschle has a lot to answer for. Today did nothing to help my impression of the TSA, and in what was a long stream of insanity (ultimately capped by the most inappropriate “bad touching” I’ve ever experienced, I nearly lost it. I was a …

A Visit to the UK Doctor, pt. 1 (of 2)

Some people have been asking about anecdotes about going to the NHS in England. This is what happened when I first got to the UK and had been there for 2 months.

The Fair Tax in Pretty Pictures

There has been some confusion over “double taxation” and I thought that perhaps a simple graphic might be able to help visualize how this stuff works.

I Patriot; I Citizen

This award-winning speech was given at the 2004 International Speech Contest series in Central Florida.

Serving at the Pleasure of Government

The not-so-subtle encroachment of government will upon individuals cannot be taken lightly. Take a look at the Terry Shiavo and Rachel Boim cases.

California’s Slight of Hand

By now the story about teaching Islam in California’s government schools should be pretty well known. Most conservative organizations and authors lament the fact that no other religion is taught in those schools, as well as the fact that the negative aspects of Islam are often glossed over or ignored. These conservatives are, however, seriously missing the point.