Missing the Point

On February 11, Binyamin Appelbaum and Robert Gebeloff of the New York Times wrote an article, the thesis of which was this: “if you have ever taken one dime of federal money, you can never legitimately argue against shrinking government”. The title of the article says it all – Even Critics of Safety Net Increasingly…

Misinterpretations

So at another site I had a comment on my Faith post which went down “something” like this: V: Why didn’t you include Islam in your bar joke? Kells: Oh, the Muslim went to a different bar with something strapped to his chest and we’ve neither seen him nor the bar since. V: Ouch. I’m…

We Did It To Ourselves

On what must be officially “What The Hell Were We Thinking Day”,  Louis R. Lombardi over at Legal Insurrection shares my sentiments expressed in my last post and many of the others here at TRNL: With the backlash to the ever growing power of the federal government and its increased dominance in our lives, one…

A Tale of Two Editorials

There are two editorials in today’s Financial Times, one by the editorial staff of the paper and one by Lawrence Summers, former chief economic adviser to President Obama. Both are of similar subject matter as both notes the need for an overhaul of the tax system in the United States. These articles are written, the…