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Who Got Served?

As a veteran of the US Marine Corps (1984-1995, “honorably discharged”), I've always found the obligatory “thank you for your service” remarks somewhat grating. It’s difficult to explain why, but a Google News search returning 19.1 million media results in the last 30 days on the dual terms “veterans” and “service” indicates a need for re-examination of the whole concept of “service” as it relates to military affiliations.


Are Facts Obsolete?

sowellSome of us, who are old enough to remember the old television police series "Dragnet," may remember Sgt. Joe Friday saying, "Just the facts, ma'am." But that would be completely out of place today. Facts are becoming obsolete, as recent events have demonstrated.

Councils, Collaborators, and connected Cronies; The Intrusion of Doug Howard’s Vision 2030 Workgroup

Once upon a time there was a Maryland county whose inhabitants knew that governing in America is done by ongoing informed consent of the People. But while they were busy working and playing, a disguised intruder (Doug Howard) crept in, offering a "simpler" solution:

Bongino: A Year In Review for Big Government

BonginoLast year may have been that inflection point where it all turns around and, although nothing is permanent, I am confident that the tide of big government that has rolled upon our shores may be beginning to recede. A series of electoral and policy failures which have blackened the eyes of big government acolytes piled up in 2014, and the devastating results have made it impossible for the media to hide under the bed. Here are just a few of 2014's big government low-lights:

A Future Fraught with Tension

boomersThe impending retirement wave of Baby Boomers and its impact on American society is something that the Center for a Just Society has been discussing for several years. The issue of a rapidly aging society combined with a rapidly shrinking worker base may not be a sexy topic, but it's an extremely important one that will impact society for generations to come. Clive Crook at the Bloomberg Review recently considered this issue from a global perspective in a piece entitled, "Demography is Rewriting Our Economic Destiny." 

Is Law Optional?

sowellThe fiasco of "Rolling Stone" magazine's apology for an unsubstantiated claim of gang rape at a University of Virginia fraternity house — and the instant rush to judgment of the university administration in shutting down all fraternities, when those charges were made — should warn us about the dangers of having serious legal issues dealt with by institutions with no qualifications for that role.

Common Core's New Managerial Class

Orange County Register -- In hindsight, it looks inevitable: Faced with a predictable mess of regulations, deadlines and bureaucratic challenges, California supporters of the Common Core standards have turned to a group of educational experts to manage the process.


" No freeman shall be debarred the use of arms. "

—Thomas Jefferson

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