Archive for November, 2013

Regulating Constitutional Rights and Freedoms

Recently, national firearms magazine Guns & Ammo came under intense fire (pardon the expression) from its readership for publishing an editorial abstractly advocating for tighter gun control regulation.  As any organizational decision maker should have easily predicted were they paying just the slightest attention, the market reaction to such a piece was decidedly unfavorable.  Indeed, […]

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Political Compromise Is Not a Legitimate End unto Itself

(Source: Various)   Yup.   Of course, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie (R) would rather do away with the formalities and tear down the divider in the self-serving name of “compromise.”  That strategy is at least respectable insofar as it is somewhat more aboveboard than the currently sustained illusion.   However, compromise in any context […]

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Firearms Manufacturers to Desert New York State

According to reports, three of New York’s resident firearms manufacturers are set to exit the state in response to implementation of the so-called New York Secure Ammunition and Firearms Enforcement (SAFE) Act of 2013.   American Tactical Imports (ATI) will be relocating to South Carolina.  Kahr Arms will be moving its operations to neighboring Pennsylvania.  […]

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The Miami Dolphins and Generational Wealth Transfers

According to sources, and as reported by the Miami Herald, the National Football League’s Miami Dolphins have fomented a subculture of forcing younger, less compensated players to pay for typically better paid veterans’ extravagances: “Young Dolphins players are under pressure to dig deep into their pockets to pay for veterans’ social outings, a practice that […]

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Unemployment and the State

One of the more persistent modern political philosophies asserts that eliminating unemployment is a key behavioral responsibility of the State.  There is much to discuss related to the ethics, economic viability, and effectiveness related to such an assertion but the State nonetheless pursues this purported objective with ever-increasing incremental gusto.   For the sake of […]

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