Monthly Archives: March 2012

Hey Everyone! You Are Not Qualified To Have An Opinion About Trayvon Martin

Or George Zimmerman. By now we all know that Zimmerman shot and killed 17-year-old Trayvon Martin. I don’t have an opinion about this yet because there’s still way too many missing and contradictory facts out there. But that hasn’t stopped … Continue reading

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Taxes and the Slow War on Law-Abiding Citizens

I finished my taxes last week. By “finished,” I mean I completed the steps on the H&R Block website and accurately checked boxes and filled inputs to the best of my ability based on my understanding of the terms presented. … Continue reading

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Markets at work: Pink Slime

Several months ago the Internet got excited about “pink slime,” something the meat industry makes from leftover cow parts to get more meat out of cows. Videos like this one began circulating the web and getting mixed up with gross … Continue reading

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Supreme Court Unanimously Rebukes EPA Overreach

Any piece of land that is wet at least part of the year is in danger of being classified by EPA employees as wetlands… if property owners begin to construct a home on a lot that the agency thinks possesses the … Continue reading

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Government Secrecy in the Internet Age

Last Friday the Internet lit up with anti-government reports about a new Executive Order signed by President Obama that basically gave him the power to seize any and all U.S infrastructure for the purposes of national defense. People claimed the … Continue reading

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Lessons In Bias and Local Politics From the St. Charles County Caucus

I did my best to piece together an accurate factual summary of Saturday’s canceled caucus in my county, but now I’ve had time to think about what it all means. Here are a couple of interesting reactions I had.

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Caucus Fraud in St. Charles County, MO

UPDATE: Here is my report on the rescheduled caucus held on April 10. This time there was no fraudulent activity or broken rules and delegates were successfully selected. ————————————————————————– I’ve heard accusations of voter fraud in the Republican nominating process, … Continue reading

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218 reasons NOT to vote for Obama

There was recently a post on Forbes going around the Internet called “218 reasons to vote for Obama.” In the interest of fairness and equality I thought it would be helpful to provide 218 reasons not to vote for Obama, and unlike many … Continue reading

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