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EFF Congress Disgracefully Approves the FISA Warrantless Spying…

EFF: Congress Disgracefully Approves the FISA Warrantless Spying Bill for Five More Years, Rejects All Privacy Amendments

Is God Green? and Unintended Consequences

Tonight I went to a screening of a movie called Is God Green? It was an event sponsored by InterVarsity Trojan Christian Fellowship (TCF). Nearly everyone there was in support of environmentalism, especially from the Christian perspective of being a good steward of the beautiful Earth God created. I think there’s also a balance, though….Continue Reading…

McCain Selects Sarah Palin, Rush Limbaugh’s Pick

Sarah Palin looks like an amazing pick. I posted a few comments on Joel Comm’s blog (search the page for “Elliot Lee”) with my thoughts. I may update this post later with other details. People sometimes say that McCain voted with Bush 90% of the time, as if this is a bad thing. Though I…Continue Reading…

This is not a democracy

Bob Barr is the Libertarian Party’s nominee for President of the United States. He believes the proper role of government is to ensure liberty, freedom, and free commerce; and not much else. GQ interviewed Barr and asked: Isnít the government there to do whatever the people want? Isnít that the whole idea of a democracy?…Continue Reading…

Gold in Ron Paul’s The Revolution: A Manifesto

I mentioned this book previously. Bought any gas lately? How about food? Do you think prices are going up by only a few percent per year? Consider this, from page 144: …the “inflation rate” itself, which is tracked using the Consumer Price Index (CPI), tends to be measured in a misleading way. Ask the average…Continue Reading…

Ron Paul Receives the Most Military Donations

Update: On February 28th, 2008, the Seattle Times observed the support that Dr. Paul has from tech companies: U.S. Rep. Ron Paul, R-Texas, has proved his popularity in the tech world, far outpacing Sen. John McCain in support from donors. Paul received twice as much money from Microsoft employees as McCain did, and five times…Continue Reading…