Monthly Archives: July 2013

Doing Housing Wrong

Matthew Yglesias is on to something. He rightly shows that we have some backwards ideas about the economics of home ownership and what is good for society. Sadly, when most of the voters are home owners, there is democratic pressure … Continue reading

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A Shot to the Head Didn’t Kill Her

…but it killed her fear “Weakness, fear and hopelessness died. Strength, power and courage was born.” – Malala Yousafzai, youth United Nations, July 12 2013 Malala is now attending school in Great Britain. “If the jihadi extremists have hijacked the … Continue reading

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Time for an Honest Discussion of Race

In response to the assault on fact and reason that is the trial of George Zimmerman, here are some actual facts on race and violence in the US. Homicide type …… 1980s … 1990s … 2000s White on white…… 46.3% … Continue reading

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Video Games and Recreational Drugs

I… Have made… A big decision I’m… Gonna try… To nullify my life¬†¬† –Heroin, The Velvet Underground I think social conservatives and libertarians are both missing something when it comes to the drug debate. So-cons don’t understand that you can’t … Continue reading

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