Gillespie: “The DemDebate Clarified That Many Libertarian Views Have Gone Mainstream”

Clinton, Sanders, Webb, O’Malley, and Chaffee are nobody’s ideas of small-government crusaders, but they got some things right. Source: The DemDebate Clarified That Many Libertarian Views Have Gone Mainstream – Hit & Run : Reason.com Maybe on the social issues side. Definitely not on the economics side. The libertarian moment has not arrived in any of the two major parties…

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Illegal immigrant mob rule. Protesters camp out at Senate Dem’s office.

Would any other nation allow this foolishiness? Well maybe Sweden. Flaunting the law, making demands, the residuals of a welfare state. BOSTON — Wearing mortarboards and carrying SAT prep books, members of a student immigrant group camped out in Sen. Eileen Donoghue’s office on Thursday in hopes of urging the Lowell Democrat to back legislation that would allow undocumented immigrants…

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Bi-coastal bias at work! Northeastern Prof condescends with new book “Nut Country: Right-Wing Dallas and the Birth of the Southern Strategy”

I imagine that conservatives will have to suffer another liberal interpretation of the rise and fall of American conservatism, a narrative that seems to generate enough sales in liberal fever swamps. If only that is to understand liberal anger at the occasional electoral loss. Nut Country: Right-Wing Dallas and the Birth of the Southern Strategy [Edward H. Miller] on Amazon.com.…

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Globe Hides Big Story of Leah Cole’s Resignation

res·ig·na·tion
1. an act of retiring or giving up a position.
2. the acceptance of something undesirable but inevitable. I was surprised at the spotty coverage of Peabody State Rep Leah Cole abruptly resigning her seat last week. The Boston Globe story was barely more than her press release, and omitted any mention of HOW she “unexpectedly” won her seat.…

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