4th of July Reflections on Freedom

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Happy Birthday America! I felt the need to get that out there before the politically correct-police ban such speech as “divisive” or “extreme” or some other such beltway blather. Refreshingly, after reading this brilliant piece by Steven Greenhut today, I at least feel slightly less alone in my overall lack of confidence and enthusiasm – check that, my absolute disgust …

The New City Council President – It Can’t Be Worse, Can It?

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So the new City Council has selected a new Council President: Tony Young. I had always assumed he was part of the union-beholden Democrat bloc on the City Council. But then the conservative Lincoln Club backed Young, a Democrat, in his re-election bid for City Council. Maybe this meant he was a bit to the left on social issues but …

Republican Mayor’s Office Full of Obama Supporters? – That Would Explain A Lot

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The usage of Twitter by political folks is one of the most interesting developments of the past few years, if you ask me. It would appear that one of the Mayor’s PR folks may have provided us with a politically and philosophically revealing photo today. In a Twitter message, a Mayoral spokesperson talks about receiving a gift from outgoing Councilwoman …

More on the Rider/Mayor Debate

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Kudos to Richard Rider for taking on the Mayoral spokesperson. She seems to be beside herself at how he could have the audacity to call out the pro-sales tax side for threatening voters by trotting out the police and fire chief as political pawns and telling people that their lives are at risk if they don’t capitulate to increasing taxes. …