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Don’t Tread on Me and Other Reflections on Independence Day

Quote of the Day: She never begins an attack, nor, when once engaged, ever surrenders: She is therefore an emblem of magnanimity and true courage. As if anxious to prevent all pretensions of quarreling with her, the weapons with which … Continue reading

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Travellinbaen Goes to Washington

Quote of the Day:  “It may be laid down as a primary position, and the basis of our system, that every Citizen who enjoys the protection of a Free Government, owes not only a proportion of his property, but even … Continue reading

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Things I’d Like Someone to Explain to Me

Why do people jump all over John McCain for saying he doesn’t know much about economics?  It’s one of the few things I applaud him for.  I’d much rather have the President be candid with himself about his strengths and … Continue reading

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