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All you are is a result of what you have thought.
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The Truth of America: Information that should concern any American ...


“When I disagree with a rational man, I let reality be our final arbiter; if I am right, he will learn; if I am wrong, I will; one of us will win, but both will profit.”
~Ayn Rand

“A gentleman is man who can disagree without being disagreeable.”
~???

"I may disagree with what you say, but I will defend to the death your right to say it"
~widely attributed to Voltaire
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The Marijuana Policy Project
http://www.mpp.org/

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Ponzi schemes illegal?


Ponzi schemes illegal? Not even close.

Posted on January 14, 2009 at 11:07am

Massachusetts has gone to pot



Massachusetts has gone to pot!



Massachusetts has gone to pot! Which, in many people's eyes, is a good thing. On Nov. 4th Massachusetts became the first state in the history of the United States to pass statewide marijuana decriminalization laws by voter initiative.



Question 2 passed with 65% of the vote despite widespread opposition from… Continue

Posted on November 7, 2008 at 2:58pm

Deregulation caused the current crisis?

Mr. Speaker, I rise to introduce the Free Housing Market Enhancement Act. This legislation restores a free market in housing by repealing special privileges for housing-related government sponsored enterprises (GSEs). These entities are the Federal National Mortgage Association (Fannie), the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (Freddie), and the National Home Loan Bank Board (HLBB). According to the Congressional Budget Office, the housing-related GSEs received $13.6 billion worth of… Continue

Posted on September 22, 2008 at 10:00am

The Iron Law of Oligarchy

ol·i·gar·chy:



1. a form of government in which all power is vested in a few persons or in a dominant class or clique; government by the few.



2. a state or organization so ruled.



3. the persons or class so ruling.





An interesting political theory I was reading about recently called "The Iron Law of Oligarchy", a term coined by German Sociologist Robert Michels in 1911 published in his book… Continue

Posted on August 28, 2008 at 11:25am — 19 Comments

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At 10:49pm on May 15, 2008, John S said…
Steven Seagal actually does kick a$$, Aikido 7th Degree Black Belt in real life.


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At 1:25am on June 11, 2008, Justin said…
Hey John,

Nice new photo. And thanks for continuing to be one of the most prolific writers on Weoped. Always enjoy reading your stuff.

Justin

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