Are we backing into austerity?

First it was the debt ceiling.  Now we’re cleaning up the fiscal cliff mess, but there are rumblings that we’ll have another debt ceiling showdown in the coming months.  Republicans should be ceding ground as they hold only one of the three houses of power in Washington (gerrymandering aided at Read more…

B Does Not Follow A

A number of sources on Twitter have pointed out this little logical mind bender put forth by the NRA. A. The populace needs guns to protect themselves from the government. B. The government needs to put guns in schools to protect kids from the populace. Am I missing something? Cognitive dissonance is Read more…

Give Them Liberty?

This post is a smattering of ideas presented in my not-yet-famous “stream of unconsciousness” format.  Hope you find something of value… Libertarianism I had an interesting discussion on Twitter earlier this week, which got me thinking about Libertarianism.  I thought I’d share my thoughts on an ideology which I consider a Read more…