The Adventures of Jonathan Gullible

Posted by on Nov 15, 2012 in Better Economy, Blog |

Have you met Jonathan Gullible?  In the best Swiftian tradition, The Adventures of Jonathan Gullible is both a primer and a commentary on the value of the free market.  It tells the story of a boy who becomes shipwrecked on an unfamiliar island after being swept out to sea in a storm. Having previously lived in a relatively free society, in this new strange land he experiences culture shock as he learns learns of bewildering laws and...

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Ron Paul’s Farewell Speech

Posted by on Nov 15, 2012 in Better Economy, Better Government, Better Society, Blog |

Food for thought–the farewell remarks given by Rep. Ron Paul on the House floor Wednesday, Nov. 14, 2012.  (Transcript below.)  What do you think about the issues Paul raises?           Transcript (from the Washington Examiner): This may well be the last time I speak on the House Floor.  At the end of the year I’ll leave Congress after 23 years in office over a 36 year period.  My goals in 1976 were the same...

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Bullets and Beaches Prevail Once Again

Posted by on Nov 12, 2012 in Better Economy, Blog |

This article was originally published here on Hawaii Reporter. By Stephen Zierak Results of the 2012 elections for state legislature ensure that Hawaii’s economy will continue to over-rely on military facilities and the tourist trade.  While the pressing need to diversify our economy continues to enjoy lip service, our electorate continues to send the same old same old to the House and Senate.  Incumbents won almost all of their contests,...

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Grassroot Perspective: The One You Love, Solar Tax Credits and Ron Paul says America is off the cliff

Posted by on Nov 12, 2012 in Better Economy, Better Government, Better Society, Blog |

by Danny de Gracia, II A weekly liberty briefing and news guide to keep you informed and prepared on what’s UP to more freedom or DOWN to bigger, more intrusive government. Quote of the Week: “A free market grants no authority or privileges to labor unions or business. All contracts between workers and businesses must be mutually agreeable and without government mandates. No one is forced to work, no one is prevented from quitting, and the...

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Video: Up & Down (The Basics)

Posted by on Nov 9, 2012 in Better Government |

You’ve doubtless noticed that we’ve spoken a lot lately about measuring things via an UP & DOWN analysis–in other words, does a particular action move us UP toward individual liberty or DOWN toward big government tyranny?  The basis of the idea comes from the American Founding and the principles expressed in the Declaration and Constitution.  But the philosophy is even simpler than that.  In this new video, we look at...

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