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Atheists in Foxholes
Posted by Michael E. Marotta on 7/25, 10:38am
A Congressional bill authorized the sale of the federal Mt. Soledad Memorial for veterans to a private association. That shunted aside an on-going lawsuit filed by the ACLU and the Jewish War Veterans. A privately-owned memorial for Christian soldiers should have a cross if they want.  The problem is that Jewish vetera...(Read more...)
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Bernie Sanders, Socialism, and the GOP
Posted by Ed Hudgins on 7/20, 8:53am
Bernie Sanders, Socialism, and the GOPBy Edward Hudgins ...(Read more...)
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Four Facts for Human Achievement Day
Posted by Ed Hudgins on 7/20, 8:36am
Four Facts for Human Achievement DayBy Edward Hudgins ...(Read more...)
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Why We Need Philosophers Engaged In Public Life
Posted by Luke Setzer on 7/11, 3:59am
Say "philosopher" and most people imagine a bust of Socrates, obscure texts or intellectual tête-à-têtes in the so-called Ivory Tower, away from the muddle of real-life concerns. But three issues this past week made something clear: We need philosophers engaged in public life — and a public wil...(Read more...)
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Rand Paul compared taxation to slavery — and betrayed the emptiness of his political philosophy
Posted by William Dwyer on 7/10, 7:30pm
The title refers to an opinion piece from The Week magazine attacking Ron Paul's view that taxation is slavery.  The author is clearly anti-free market, and attributes Paul's view to the one advanced by libertarian scholar Robert Nozick, who he says cites the "Lockean proviso" as a justification for original property, ...(Read more...)
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Colorado’s Effort Against Teenage Pregnancies Is a Startling Success
Posted by Luke Setzer on 7/06, 1:24pm
I can think of many different Objectivist responses to this with some responses contradicting others.  One might argue that if a nation is stuck with a welfare state, this sort of program becomes inevitable.  Another might see its support as simply buttressing a broken welfare system and therefore oppose it.  Still ano...(Read more...)
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What America Will We Give to the Future?
Posted by Ed Hudgins on 6/30, 7:58pm
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Greek debt 'illegal, illegitimate and odious'
Posted by Merlin Jetton on 6/29, 3:50am
RoR has no Humor forum or Horror File forum.(Read more...)
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Krugman Battles the Austerians
Posted by Jeff Landauer on 6/23, 10:03pm
Umm....  Yeah.(Read more...)
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Stossel: Real social justice
Posted by Merlin Jetton on 6/23, 12:25pm
It's about 41 minutes. Yaron Brook of ARI is a guest from about 2:19 to 8:25 along with an obnoxious communist named Jesse Myerson, who writes for sites like Rolling Stone and Slate. ...(Read more...)
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