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Jim Gray: A Failure of Duty
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Jim Gray: A Failure of Duty

A while ago a long-time good friend of mine gave me the book Lone Survivor: The Eyewitness Account of Operation Redwing and the Lost Heroes of Seal Team 10, by Marcus Luttrell and Patrick Robinson (Little, Brown and Company, 2007).  As many of you know, this book describes the killing […]

Jim Gray: Do We Really Want Liberty?
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Jim Gray: Do We Really Want Liberty?

When it comes down to it, Liberty can be scary.  In reality, since the world can be a hard and even cruel place, many people actually would give up their Liberty in place of wanting “Mother Government” to take care of them.  So many people around the world would voluntarily […]

Gary Johnson: Theft is Theft, Even When the Government Does it
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Gary Johnson: Theft is Theft, Even When the Government Does it

Last week, a Federal Court actually got it right by ruling that the City of Albuquerque had been violating individuals’ constitutional rights by seizing their automobiles even though they had not been convicted of any crime. It’s called civil forfeiture…and it’s just wrong. If anyone else took your car and […]

Jim Gray: Bad Things Happen
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Jim Gray: Bad Things Happen

Yes, bad things can happen to good people.  And, yes, sometimes we have no control over how or when bad things happen, and can’t even predict, plan for or fight against them.  But we do have the Liberty of how to respond to bad things when they do happen.  And, […]