Daily Archives: January 29, 2012

Why neither conservatives or liberals will support Ron Paul

Conservatives dislike antiwar, non-interventionist foreign policies more than they like free market policies and liberals dislike free market policies more than the like anti-war non-interventionist foreign policies.

Back of the Envelope: Could Former Mayor Pat McCrory Win the Governorship?

Take a look at the back of the envelope on this and let me know what you think. McCrory’s chances would depend heavily on who wins the Democrat primary, if either of the presidential candidates have coat tails and how good his campaign is. But here are some helpful numbers: .08% – The amount byContinue Reading

Marco Rubio delivers GOP’s weekly address ahead of Florida primary

This week, Florida Senator Marco Rubio delivered the GOP’s weekly address, in which he addressed the “promise of America” and panned Barack Obama for “making everything worse”. Rubio, considered by many as one of the GOP’s brightest young stars, is seen as a potential Vice Presidential candidate. In fact, Gingrich and Romney both subtly intonated that theyContinue Reading

Ah, the ‘splinter group’ ploy again

We’re all familiar with efforts by The News & Observer‘s Mark Schultz and Katelyn Ferrall to make us believe that the group that illegally took over the old Yates Motor Co. building was a “different group,” not really part of the Occupy Chapel Hill group. It seems the effort to try to separate Occupy radicalsContinue Reading

Debate on global warming

Skeptic: Average global temperatures haven’t changed in either direction in over a decade. Alarmist: According to NOAA the United States had the warmest temperatures on record last year. Skeptic: Global warming is a question of global average temperatures and how they change over time. You pointed to data for a particular region at a pointContinue Reading