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Archive for November, 2008

Happy Thanksgiving

by @ Wednesday, November 26th, 2008. Filed under Holidays, Personal

This will be the last post of the day, and likely the last until sometime on Saturday, so Happy Thanksgiving everyone. In case you’re interested, my wine recommendations from a few years ago still stand, so go out, buy some, and enjoy. In the meantime, courtesy of one of my fellow Liberty Papers bloggers, here […]

Social Networking And Below The Beltway

by @ Wednesday, November 26th, 2008. Filed under Blogging, News About The Site

I already mentioned this in the past, but decided to post it again since there are probably new readers that haven’t seen it. If you’re on Twitter, you can follow my feed. And, if you’re on Facebook, here’s my profile. Send me a friend request if you’re on there as well. Facebook users can also […]

Sock Puppet Wants His Bailout Too !

by @ Wednesday, November 26th, 2008. Filed under Humor, Politics

Is The Pledge Of Allegiance Un-American ?

by @ Wednesday, November 26th, 2008. Filed under Blogging, Individual Liberty, The Liberty Papers

A provocative post over at The Liberty Papers. Money quote: Allegiance is a state of loyalty or devotion. A declaration of allegiance is not something to be taken lightly. It is a modern form of a declaration of fealty, the oath that a person took under feudalism that bound him to obey his lord’s commands, […]

From The Inner Sanctums Of The Republican Party Of Virginia

by @ Wednesday, November 26th, 2008. Filed under Humor, Virginia, Virginia Politics

Things aren’t going so well down in the bunker…… H/T: Bearing Drift

How A General Motors Chapter 11 Would Work

by @ Wednesday, November 26th, 2008. Filed under Auto Industry, Economics, Politics

A corporate bankruptcy attorney provides a preview of what a Chapter 11 filing by General Motors might work itself out. First, there’s a very simple reason why the non-bankruptcy solutions being contemplated won’t work: A lender to an insolvent company on the verge of bankruptcy wants its loan to be repaid. It would not allow […]

F.A. Hayek On Meet The Press

by @ Wednesday, November 26th, 2008. Filed under Economics, Politics

Well, here’s a gem. The great Frederich von Hayek on  Meet the Press. Along with a young George Will, you’ll hear the Nobel-Prize winning economist talk about inflation, and the role that government monetary and fiscal policy plays in creating it.

Peter Schiff On The Geithner Appointment And The Future

by @ Wednesday, November 26th, 2008. Filed under Credit Crisis, Economics

Peter Schiff was part of a Bloomberg Television panel on Friday discussing the appointment of Timothy Geithner as Treasury Secretary and the future of the markets. He’s still not very optimistic. Part One: Part Two: Part Three:

Fortunately, I Wasn’t One Of Them

by @ Tuesday, November 25th, 2008. Filed under Humor, Legal

A recall in the legal profession:

The Republican Party And New Media

by @ Tuesday, November 25th, 2008. Filed under Internet, Politics, Technology, Virginia, Virginia Politics

Jason Kenney has another post up at Bearing Drift about the disconnect between the Republican Party of Virginia and the New Media: [W]hat works on a national level, with a national party, does not necessarily work on a local, grassroots level. While a web presence is a must for any campaign in this day and […]

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