The Freeman's Burden:

To defend the principles of human liberty; to educate; to be vigilant against the ever expanding power of the state.

Monday, May 09, 2005

View from inside the fishbowl

I am sure that it will come as no surprise that the change over from free society that was the envy of the world to police state that is the object of international derision has cost the United States economically. In fact, it may be the Bush administration's complete lack of any thing resembling monetary policy that has actually managed to keep the few international visitors trickling in. But Amy Yee of The Financial Times reminds us that the dollar wouldn't be weak forever, but getting a U.S. visa will remain nearly impossible for many. Read the story here.


I've been told that a puppy dies every time I say this, but that is a chance I have to take. I have argued for some time that today the Republican Party is, in fact, the party of wild eyed liberalism and the Democrats have become the knee-jerk reactionary conservatives. No, I have not been sniffing paint fumes. To understand this argument, click here.


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