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Entries from December 2008

How Stupid Are We?

December 22nd, 2008 · 2 Comments

Is it me, or are Americans becoming increasingly stupider as time goes by? We’re told that banks and mortgage companies made a bunch of stupid mistakes which resulted in an economic meltdown.  So to save us from the economic meltdown, we were told we have to give $700 billion to the same banks that put […]

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Tags: Corporations · greed · Stupidity

Let Safety Ring

December 14th, 2008 · 2 Comments

Over on the blog, Defending People: The Art and Science of Criminal Defense Lawyering, after a post titled “Thoughts on a Hanging,” a character named “Y” comments: Wait. A. Minute. How can we have real liberty if we lack safety? How is a man free to “pursue happiness” — another key phrase to our country’s […]

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Tags: General Social Issues · Government · Homeland Security · Political · Privacy · Social Issues · Uncategorized