Archive for February, 2012

The Gift of Freedom Turns One

Today marks The Gift of Freedom’s first anniversary and I would like to sincerely thank all of the visitors, commenters, and subscribers who have made the work to put these posts together worthwhile.  Perhaps more importantly I would like to thank my friends along the way, who for so long encouraged me to take to […]



Wounded Warrior Project – A Veterans’ Or Cable Television Network Charity?

Private charities have long been a wonderful way for people to humanely assist others in need and are certainly an ethical alternative to the false philanthropic programs of Big Government that are typically fraught with fraud, waste, and abuse.  But not all private charities are magnanimous and certainly should not be viewed as such simply […]

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Individualism Vs. Collectivism

Given the heating Republican race for the presidential candidacy nomination and the fact that President Obama will soon be defending his own record in office against whoever receives it, it is important to differentiate between individualism and collectivism when scrutinizing the various key players (or anyone for that matter). In this context, individualism is the […]

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Representative Giffords’ Last Bill

Today, President Obama signed into law Arizona Representative Gabrielle Giffords’ final (for now?) piece of sponsored legislation.  The new law, entitled the Ultralight Aircraft Smuggling Prevention Act, focuses on strengthening the penalties associated with illegally smuggling drugs into the country by amending the Tariff Act of 1930 to include the relatively unique air vehicle. Notwithstanding […]

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