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The Twelve Days of Cliffmas

The Twelve Days of Cliffmas

12/20/2012 Tim Bean   It is the Christmas season, and one of my favorite carols is the 12 Days of Christmas.  I like it because it is a…

Is it More a Mental Health Issue than a Gun Issue?

Is it More a Mental Health Issue than a Gun Issue?

Tim Bean 12/18/2012   I have written about this before, but since the tragedies keep on happening, I guess I will write about it again.  In July I…

All Hail the Great and Powerful Oz – err, I mean Fed

All Hail the Great and Powerful Oz – err, I mean Fed

Tim Bean 12/12/2012   Today I read an article from the Associate Press, by the AP’s Economics Writer Martin Crutsinger about our illustrious Federal Reserve Bank.  The headline…

Liberty

Liberty

Tim Bean 12/10/2012   One of the biggest problems libertarians have is explaining what exactly in means to be a libertarian.  There are many (too many) people that…

Uncle Sam as Evel Knievel

Uncle Sam as Evel Knievel

Tim Bean 12/5/2012   Below is another letter from former Libertarian Party Presidential candidate, Gov. Gary Johnson, sharing more of his thoughts on the continued stalemate in Washington…

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Political Zealotry in the Media

Political Zealotry in the Media

Tim Bean 12/3/2012   It’s no big secret that I harbor a certain disdain for…

The Greater Tragedy and That Sound You Hear

The Greater Tragedy and That Sound You Hear

Tim Bean 11/30/2012   I’ve deliberately not posted much here recently because quite frankly I…

Death and Taxes

Death and Taxes

Tim Bean 11/26/2012   Who here likes to pay taxes?  I am going to guess…

Forget the Fiscal Cliff, What About the Fiscal Black Hole?

Forget the Fiscal Cliff, What About the Fiscal Black Hole?

Tim Bean 11/19/2012     During the election there was a little talk about the…

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New Study Suggests the Media Doesn’t Like Either Obama or Romney

New Study Suggests the Media Doesn’t Like Either Obama or Romney

Tim Bean 11/4/2012   We’re in the waning days of this election season, and I know that many people are of the opinion that it can’t end soon…

Taxes, and Deficits, and Cliffs – Oh My

Taxes, and Deficits, and Cliffs – Oh My

  Tim Bean 11/2/2012   We have heard an awful lot about how the top earners in this country need to pay more of their fair share.  For…

What We’ve Learned this Election

What We’ve Learned this Election

Tim Bean 11/1/2012   Tick-tock, we are just five days away from Election Day (November 6th) and the candidates from the big two political parties have reignited their…

It Took Less than 12 Hours to Politicize Sandy

It Took Less than 12 Hours to Politicize Sandy <sigh>

Tim Bean 10/30/2012   Want to know why politics is a disgusting thing?  Why so many people simply don’t care anymore?  Well, all it takes is to look…

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Help Feed the Starving (for information) Voters

Help Feed the Starving (for information) Voters

Tim Bean 10/29/2012   Hey, here’s a secret, this Presidential election is going to be close.  Okay, I was being facetious,…

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My Thoughts on Last Night’s Debate

My Thoughts on Last Night’s Debate

Tim Bean 10/4/2012     Okay, so last night was the first of the three scheduled Presidential Debates.  Sadly I had a night class to go to…

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Debate #1 the First Choreographed Fight Scene

Debate #1 the First Choreographed Fight Scene

Tim Bean 10/3/2012   Okay, tonight’s the big night; the night that will undoubtedly get supporters for either Barack Obama or Mitt Romney all lathered up and…

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The Big Debate

The Big Debate

Tim Bean 10/20/2012   We are now T minus 35 days and counting until Election Day on November 6th, and tomorrow we will be treated to the…

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Whitney Kropp Gets Some Good Karma

Whitney Kropp Gets Some Good Karma

Tim Bean 10/1/2012   Let’s talk about karma; you know the ancient Indian concept of action, or deed in relation to cause and effect?  Most people like…

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Blood and Treasure

Blood and Treasure

Tim Bean 10/1/2012     I saw this headline this morning that read, “For US soldiers, repeat deployments ‘definitely take a toll’” and I didn’t even have…

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Are We Doomed?

Are We Doomed?

Tim Bean 9/30/2012     Have you ever read the comments posted by readers of a particular news article; specifically the comments posted by readers of a…

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In Apathy We Trust

In Apathy We Trust

Tim Bean 9/29/2012   I am curious as to whether or not “We the People” even care about the Constitution anymore.  Don’t believed me?  The next time…

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It’s Not Too Little Government – It’s Too Much

It’s Not Too Little Government – It’s Too Much

Tim Bean 9/28/2012   We have been conditioned to think that government, and in particular Presidential, policies are the reason why X, Y, or Z happens; thus…

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