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Yep, We’re Creatin’ Us Some Jobs Up In Here!

“It’s about jobs!” “We have to grow the economy!” We hear the lament on the news and in speeches every day.  In fact, the news is on in the background as I type and the President just talked about eliminating red tape and regulations.  But the truth is, politicians of both stripes speak with forked […]

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SOTD: The Bodeans – Closer to Free

I’m thinking that this may be the official theme song for my podcast and radio show.  I just wish it wasn’t already the theme song to a d-baggy 90s TV show.

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Declaration of Independents

The Declaration of Independents – Review & Interview with Matt Welch

Review In The Declaration of Independents, Matt Welch and Nick Gillespie, while acknowledging the problems we face ,  display an optimistic outlook for expanding personal liberty. The tone of book is set with the statement, We are happy warriors against, busybodies, elites, and gatekeepers who insist on dictating how other people should live their lives. […]

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Who’s Really Responsible for Monopolies?

On my 93.1 WIBC program  Friday 7/1/2011, we detailed the source of most monopolistic behavior in American business.  It’s not evil companies, it’s government control, regulation and meddling in the free market.  In a truly free market, monopolies can only exist for a brief blip in time, usually when a technology or idea is new.  […]

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Dan Mitchell

Interview with Dan Mitchell

I had the pleasure of spending some time on the phone with Cato Institute Senior Fellow and author of the blog, International Liberty, on the show this evening.  We discussed Liberal ideology and deficit reduction, the economic problems in Greece and a recent study that states individualism vs collectivism is the only cultural factor that […]

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Oops, that Wasn’t a Slipery Slope, It Was an Avalanche to Serfdom

Friday night on WIBC, we discussed the Indiana Supreme Court’s complete destruction of the Fourth Amendment last week.  There were two rulings that I posted about here. Fair warning, the writing isn’t the best, I was in the midst of a head and chest cold that was kicking my…well you get the idea.   In short, […]

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Capital Building

King George alive and well in Indiana Supreme Court

“The poorest man may in his cottage bid defiance to all the forces of the Crown. It may be frail; its roof may shake; the wind may blow through it; the storm may enter; the rain may enter; but the King of England cannot enter — all his force dares not cross the threshold of […]

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Gary Johnson

What is he thinking? Interview with Gary Johnson

I had the pleasure of sitting in for Denny Smith on WIBC May 6th.  It was the day after the first 2012 Republican Presidential Debate in South Carolina.  We talked about mass transit initiatives, spending, crony capitalism and of course decriminalizing marijuana. My Thoughts I like the guy, maybe more than I like Ron Paul.  […]

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Are you tired of opportunists?

Saw this today. It sums up my feelings on the Bin Laden matter completely and accurately. Over the past few days I’ve heard all kinds of opinion on the radio and on television regarding whose policies should get credit for bringing down public enemy #1. Bush worked on this for 8 years. he laid the […]

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Institute for Justice

More Eminent Domain Fraud

The founders never intended this kind of abuse when they wrote the 5th Amendment,which in part says, “nor shall private property be taken for public use, without just compensation.”  You simply cannot reason that building luxury condos is a Public Use with a straight face.  Public Use is generally defined as a use that benefits […]

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