Monthly Archives: October 2011

Four Ways Women Stunt Their Careers Unintentionally

Jill Flynn, Kathryn Heath, and Mary Davis Holt in the Harvard Business Review have suggested that women often compromise their own success in the business world in one or more of the following four ways: 1. Being overly modest. We … Continue reading

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Bob Schieffer and the Anti-smoking Moral High Ground

Bob Schieffer looks silly when he takes the anti-smoking high ground with Herman Cain. I can’t recall Bob’s taking the moral high ground with respect to the debt that we pile on the shoulders of our unsuspecting children when Bob … Continue reading

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Does Mitt Have any Non-negotiables?: Britt Hume on Mitt

“People usually like it when you change positions and you come toward their positions. But, you’re only allowed a certain number of flips before people start to doubt your character. And I think Romney exhausted his quota sometime back.”  – … Continue reading

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The Statist Impulse: A Thought from Lawrence Reed

“Delusion, paternalism, dependency, myopia, impatience, power lust and self-absorption: All are reasons people succumb to the statist impulse” — Lawrence Reed Share on Facebook

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The Asian Paradigm for Prosperity

“The average South Korean works about 39 percent more hours per week than the average American. The school year in South Korea is 220 days long, compared with 180 days here. And you don’t have to spend too long at … Continue reading

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Thou Shalt Not Covet: A Thought from P.J. O’Rourke

“Why would God, with just ten things to tell Moses, choose, as one of them, jealousy about the things the man next door has? And yet think about how important to the well-being of a community this commandment is. If … Continue reading

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Entitlement Programs: A Plan to End Them

This is an interesting discussion of the problems with our three major entitlements and with the why and how of eliminating them. http://tinyurl.com/3tk7gg4 Share on Facebook

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Is Obama Impeachable?: Thoughts from Andrew Nopolitano

“We live in a time in which the government recognizes no limits on its own power.  It doesn’t recognize the natural law. It doesn’t recognize the federal law. It doesn’t recognize the Constitution. “The president in the past couple of … Continue reading

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Overreaching Goverment: An Opinion from the Supreme Court

It is not the function of the government to keep the citizen from falling into error; it is the function of the citizen to keep the government from falling into error.  — U.S. Supreme Court, 1950 Share on Facebook

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Small Government and Freedom: A Thought from Barry Goldwater

“I have little interest in streamlining government or in making it more efficient, for I mean to reduce its size. I do not undertake to promote welfare, for I propose to extend freedom. My aim is not to pass laws, … Continue reading

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