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Posts Tagged ‘Thomas Jefferson’

  • The 7 Billionth Person

    Posted on November 1, 2011

    According to the United Nations, the 7 billionth person came into the world the other day. I was wondering why it felt kind of crowded around here. The 1 billionth...

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  • Fixers and Breakers

    Posted on July 19, 2011

    There are two kinds of politicians. Fixers come into office to fix things. They seek to fix problems for their constituents, fix the legislative process and fix government. Breakers come...

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  • Reductio Ad Absurdem

    Posted on July 7, 2011

    Reduced to the absurd. Ideologues on both sides of the philosophical divide fall dangerously into this trap. Conservatives who believe that government does not need to exist are every bit...

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  • Debt Ceiling

    Posted on April 12, 2011

    It was Alexander Hamilton who first took on public debt as a political issue. Hamilton understood that if the federal government assumed the debts of the states, it would not...

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  • The Zenger Legacy

    Posted on February 2, 2011

    In 1733, the newly appointed colonial Governor, William Cosby, charged John Peter Zenger, a publisher based in New York, with scandalous libel. In one of the most important legal cases...

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