Tag Archive for Freedom

Rep. Travis Allen Dodges the NSA Question

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State Representative Travis Allen has proposed a new assembly bill (AJR 26) which calls on “the President and Congress of the United States to make the protection of civil liberties and national security equal priorities, and to immediately discontinue any practices that are contrary to the 4th Amendment of the United States Constitution.” Duh… Now…

Paul Krugman: Most Libertarians Fail to Defend Liberty

 I’m looking forward to the comments our Libertarian friends will have to this New York Times blog post by Paul Krugman. I’m sure there will be whining and complaining, and usually from the same people so quick to ill-define what Liberals stand for and support. I’ve said for years that these Ron/Rand Paul loving…

A Progressive Manifesto by 2076

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Our friends at the Scholars and Rogues blog published this fascinating list of progressive goals and ideals that are very achievable by our Nation’s Tricentennial celebration in 2076.  Look the list over and let us know what you think is truly achievable by then. I clearly have some favs in here, but I have to…

On being a Liberal

I had prepared these remarks for the NUFF forum in case they wanted something a tad more formal.  Since I didn’t get the chance to present them there, Easter weekend seems to be the appropriate time to offer these thoughts here. The Register’s Alan Bock wrote on his blog recently, and I’m paraphrasing a bit,…