Archive for: September 24, 2012

September 24, 2012

Taxation Without Participation

Michael Kinsley described a “gaffe” as anytime a politician is caught telling the truth. This is particularly accurate for Republicans and conservatives as is demonstrated by the reaction to Mitt Romney’s comment regarding Obama’s base.

Military Voting

Filed under: American Military,Elections & Voting - 24 Sep 2012

Buried among the news stories about the thousands of dead people registered to vote; counties with more registered voters than people; family pets getting absentee ballot requests; [ballots given to complete strangers; offers to sell absentee ballots;] and the Justice …

President Obama’s Munich Moment

In September 1938 the British prime minister had a problem. The Third Reich’s psychopath-in-chief was scorching the airwaves in one of his trademark rants, this time about the supposed oppression of Germans living in Czechoslovakia. He threatened war unless Western …