Tag Archives: Rand Paul

Atlas Sneezed: The Return of Ayn Rand

Lately the name Ayn Rand has been popping up in regards to political thought; in particular Libertarianism. It’s been a couple of decades since I had to read one of her books that was on my high school summer book … Continue reading

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In This Corner…Ron Paul

2012 Contender Series: Ron Paul In this corner… is an ongoing series looking into the viability of potential candidates for the 2012 Presidential race. (Ed. note: We might as well wrap up the Contender Series biographies of the serious candidates … Continue reading

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Falling Apples

Sir Isaac Newton, 1667: “The apple falls from the tree!” (Discovering gravitational mechanics.) Political observer, 2010: “The apple doesn’t fall far from the tree!” (Discovering Rand Paul, son-of-Ron.) And now, in 2011, we spot yet another Paul-apple nestled up there … Continue reading

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Shutdown Showdown

Today marks a critical day in the battle over the 2011 budget…the fiscal year we’re already halfway through. Though the federal government has been kept alive via a series of Continuing Resolutions, this Friday will be the end of the easy … Continue reading

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The Best and the Worst

As we enter a shiny New Year, let us not forget the charms of the one that’s passing. 2010 was a memorable year. Economic depression, massive job losses, riots around the world, scandals, disasters, epic crimes and conspiracies. To top … Continue reading

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Post Mortem

I’ve actually had a good night’s sleep after the November 2010 midterms. I’d like to thank everyone for participating. It was fun. I learned how to Skype. The election went pretty much as expected. Nate was spot on. His model was … Continue reading

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Canaries and Coal Mines

Survey USA has just front-paged an astonishing poll showing Rand Paul‘s support plummeting by double digits, and Conway closing the gap to a statistical tie. The internals are especially fascinating… (and admittedly controversial.) You can see the poll results here: http://www.surveyusa.com/Continue reading

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One Lump or Two?

If we want to be an actual, legitimate “shadow blog,” I guess (sigh) we need to formally address the issue of the Tea Party, since Nate is now tackling that naughty problem (sorry, I meant knotty problem, I must have been thinking about Christine O’Donnell) over … Continue reading

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Mitt, Mitch, and Mama Grizzlies

It all happened so fast, didn’t it?. One day the Republican party was a sober group of guys in suits and ties, wearing polished wingtips and tasteful toupees. Now… it seems like practically overnight… those guys (now known as “the Establishment’) are … Continue reading

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