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An Honest Conversation About the Role of Government

We need to get through this crisis, and we will.  Once we do, we need to have a real conversation about the proper role of government.  What do we as individuals take responsibility for, and what responsibilities do we place … Continue reading

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Israeli Democracy

Lost in the global bad news over the weekend was a bit of good news – Israel became a little more democratic. For the first time ever, the parties representing Arab Israelis have agreed to participate in a coalition government. … Continue reading

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Digital Threats Act – Ending Online Death Threats

One of the problems in our society is that the anonymity of digital communications allows some people to feel empowered to say things that they would never say to someone’s face. An example of this are threats of harm or … Continue reading

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The Disappointment of Elizabeth Warren

I think, of all the Democratic candidates, Sen. Elizabeth Warren is the most disappointing.  She could have been a contender.  But at the end of the day she did a bunch of things that made me think of her as … Continue reading

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Every Wonder Why CEO Salaries Went Up 1,000%?

Here’s an example of how American Capitalism has been distorted: compensation for Chief Executive Officers of public companies. If you go back a few decades, the average corporate CEO made about 20 times what his or her workers made. By … Continue reading

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Sen. Bernie Sanders is an Intellectual Fraud

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Michael Milken and Redemption

I have to admit, I’ve always had a bit of a soft spot for Michael Milken..  He did deserve the jail time he got, he was breaking securities laws in an attempt to hide his holdings and influence.  But in … Continue reading

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Iran Needs to Allow a Vote on Being a Theocracy

We need to make Democracy a condition of any future nuclear deal with Iran Iran insists that it is a responsible nation and can be trusted with nuclear technology.  Recent unrest has shown yet again that the nation doesn’t trust … Continue reading

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Blake Ashby speaking at St. Louis County Libertarian meeting Monday December 16

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Be Gentle with your Trump-loving relatives this Thanksgiving

Be gentle with your Trump-loving family members this Thanksgiving. And yes, that means taking a step back from your moral high ground. I didn’t vote for the President and I’m not a fan of the Administration. However the Pro Impeachment … Continue reading

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