Monthly Archives: May 2012

Obtuse Award – Mayor Bloomberg Plans Ban on Large Sugary Drinks in New York City

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Tweet Just how obtuse can you get? In a misguided effort to combat rising obesity, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is seriously proceeding with a sweeping policy proposal to enact a city-wide ban on the sale of large soft … Continue reading

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Puerto Rico Comic Con Was All Smiles…or should I say “Sonrisas”

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Tweet   To see all the pictures from Puerto Rico Comic Con 2012, visit our Flickr page here! We met thousands of people, and the compliments didn’t end. People were excited to see something different on their island. Apparently animé … Continue reading

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Rebel of the Week: The Producers and Fans of “Iron Sky”

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Tweet Iron Sky, the “historical,” sci-fi, comedy about Nazis hiding out on the Moon since 1945 and invading the Earth in the near future, has scored a major victory for independent film audiences in the UK where their distributor has … Continue reading

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It’s The Zombie Apocalypse!

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Tweet I came across this article titled “What are the tax implications of the zombie apocalypse?” on the blog io9.com which overs science, science fiction, and the future.  Law professor Adam Chodorow from Arizona State University authored a paper for … Continue reading

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#TinFoilTuesday – Drudge Runs Poll On Bilderberg 2012

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Tweet It was maybe a year ago that I started noticing something interesting about The Drudge Report– it was linking to news articles on Alex Jones’ website, InfoWars.com. Now Matt Drudge’s website is an interesting animal. It’s not quite mainstream, … Continue reading

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#MovieMonday – Warmongering at Cannes

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Tweet This is why we live in a world at war. Because this is the state of the world’s so-called intellectual avant-garde. Over at Breitbart.com, it’s perhaps unsurprising that they are reporting the following story as “ripples of the Arab … Continue reading

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Last chance to Submit Nominations for the Zoe Taylor Award

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Tweet The liberty movement is bursting at the seams with women from all walks of life who are courageously dedicating their time and energy in the pursuit of a free society. Every day the message is spread by this small … Continue reading

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Senate Banking Investigation of JPMorgan to be Headed by Former JPMorgan Lobbyist

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Tweet This is why regulation never works. Those in charge of doing the regulating must have industry-specific knowledge of what they’re regulating in order to be of any use, which means the government inevitably ends up recruiting regulators who came … Continue reading

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Fed News Friday: Peter Schiff says the government’s cure is worse than the disease.

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Tweet I am not in the habit of admiring financial experts, which you might think is strange considering how much I enjoy economics. But it has always seemed to me that to diagnose a fundamentally broken system, and then devise … Continue reading

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Sound Government Blog Carnival Linkfest

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Tweet The Silver Underground recently made a lot of blogging friends that have been added to our blogroll on the left-hand sidebar in exchange for a link on theirs! Here is a roundup of some of their recent content. If … Continue reading

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