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The Harm in Hate-Speech Laws by David Gordon

May 31, 2012 2 comments

In many countries, though not in the United States, laws prohibit “hate speech.” Those who, in Jeremy Waldron’s opinion, uncritically elevate the benefits of free speech over competing values oppose hate-speech laws; but Waldron thinks that a strong case can be made in their favor.

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Doherty’s Ron Paul’s Revolution: The Man and the Movement He Inspired

May 31, 2012 2 comments

When asked by a debate moderator to use one word to describe himself, Ron Paul said, “consistent.” It is the accuracy of this adjective as applied to the libertarian-leaning Texas Congressman that underscores the rise of Ron Paul as chronicled in a new book on the subject.

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Scott Walker vs. Barack Obama

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EXCERPTBEGIN TRANSCRIPT

RUSH: Matthews, North Carolina. Hi, Neil. Great to have you with us. Hello.

CALLER: Hey, Rush, how you doing?

RUSH: Very good, sir. Thank you.

CALLER: Hey, listen, there’s an important lesson to be learned when you examine the stark contrast between Governor Scott Walker’s campaign and President Obama’s campaign.

RUSH: What would that be?

English: Barack Obama delivers a speech at the...

English: Barack Obama delivers a speech at the University of Southern California (Video of the speech) (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

CALLER: Both men have records, but only Scott Walker is running on nothing but his record and winning big.

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Actor Michael J. Fox Backs Off Optimism Over Embryonic Stem-cell Research

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Michael J. Fox, the actor who has been one of the chief celebrity spokesmen on behalf of embryonic stem-cell treatment, is now admitting that the morally repugnant research has not provided the cure that he and others had hope for such illnesses as his Parkinson’s disease.

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The Importance of Confessing Jesus…Mark 8 pt 8

May 31, 2012 2 comments

And when he had called the people unto him with his disciples also, he said unto them, Whosoever will come after me, let him deny himself, and take up his cross, and follow me.

For whosoever will save his life shall lose it; but whosoever shall lose his life for my sake and the gospel’s, the same shall save it.

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Alongside Obama, George W. Bush Steals the WH Show

May 31, 2012 2 comments
WASHINGTON, DC - MAY 31:  Former U.S. Presiden...

WASHINGTON, DC – MAY 31: Former U.S. President George W. Bush (L) and former first lady Laura Bush recieve a standing ovation from U.S. President Barack Obama (R) and guests during the unveiling of their offical portraits in the East Room of the White House May 31, 2012 in Washington, DC. Commissioned by the White House Historical Association, the portraits will hang in the White House next to portraits of the other past presidents. (Image credit: Getty Images via @daylife)

 

 

It’s Barack Obama’s house now, but his predecessor and political foil, George W. Bush, stole the show at the White House on Thursday with his wisecracks and grin.

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“The End Game: 2012 And 2013 Will Usher In The End” – The Scariest Presentation Ever?

May 31, 2012 1 comment

If Raoul Pal was some doomsday spouting windbag, writing in all caps, arbitrarily pasting together disparate charts to create 200 page slideshows, it would be easy to ignore him.

He isn’t.

The founder of Global Macro Investor “previously co-managed the GLG Global Macro Fund in London for GLG Partners, one of the largest hedge fund groups in the world. Raoul came to GLG from Goldman Sachs where he co-managed the hedge fund sales business in Equities and Equity Derivatives in Europe… Raoul Pal retired from managing client money in 2004 at the age of 36 and now lives on the Valencian coast of Spain, from where he writes.”

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