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Articles by g.h.kirsch

Face It

By g.h.kirschOn May 20, 2009

In the early days of the nation, back in 1789 at the conclusion of the Constitutional Convention, a woman approached Ben Franklin and asked, "So what will we have Doctor [...]

Shocking Revelation: President Impotent

By g.h.kirschOn May 14, 2009

Paul Craig Roberts, former Assistant Secretary of the Treasury, asks, “What do you suppose it is like to be elected president of the United States only to find that [...]

Coming Up - The Weather

By g.h.kirschOn May 14, 2009

Events have forced those who earlier warned of global warming to modulate their hysteria and instead ring the alarm for catastrophic “climate change” instead. Why the nuance? If [...]

Bait and Switch

By g.h.kirschOn May 06, 2009

While after a hundred days the Obama administration may be spinnin' and grinnin', the rising chorus of criticism on the left evidences the disillusionment and disenchantment growing among those who [...]

Then and Now, Now and Then

By g.h.kirschOn May 04, 2009

For those who still remember the idealism of their youth, this link will take you back to Kent State University May 4, 1970. On this day almost 40 years ago, the illusion that [...]

Doug vs Doug

By g.h.kirschOn May 02, 2009

Clearly, Doug Karlberg's announcement, he'd be a candidate for Doug Smith's position at the Port of Bellingham, was the highlight of the week for local political junkies. [...]

Some Piggies More Equal Than Others

By g.h.kirschOn Apr 27, 2009

Congressional correspondent Susan Ferrechio reports passing cap & trade legislation is business as usual in Washington, not always pretty to watch.“In exchange for votes to pass a controversial global [...]

Osgood Wonders

By g.h.kirschOn Apr 22, 2009

Evidencing the emerging understanding that not all is right with the theories of global warming doomsayers, the completely mainstream Charles Osgood offers this in support of skeptics backing the solar/[...]

Global Warming Warnings

By g.h.kirschOn Apr 19, 2009

As we race towards a future fraught with economic and environmental uncertainty; and as global forces pull at our cherished freedoms and political institutions, at the risk of more ridicule [...]

Nader Counterpunches

By g.h.kirschOn Apr 17, 2009

The eternally committed Ralph Nader continues to follow and speak frankly about the affairs important to average Americans. In an article today at Counterpunch, The Greedsters are Back, Mr. Nader [...]

She Said He Said

By g.h.kirschOn Apr 14, 2009

Mark Russell used to joke, “If you call your opponent a politician, it’s grounds for libel.”But I must admit I was amazed as the minions of the McShane [...]

Draft McShane ???

By g.h.kirschOn Apr 04, 2009

Remember when Tricky Dick told reporters in California, “You won’t have Nixon to kick around anymore.” Remember when Dan McShane told us, after a brutally negative campaign for Mayor [...]

A Convenient Half-Truth

By g.h.kirschOn Mar 29, 2009

What do you know, and what do you take on faith? Who do you trust, and should you trust them? Do you believe that failing to reduce CO2 in the [...]

Outa Sight & Outa Their Minds

By g.h.kirschOn Mar 24, 2009

The good news for ordinary American taxpayers just keeps coming. Monday’s formal announcement of Treasury Secretary Geithner’s oft floated It-Ain’t-Really-a-Bailout Plan thrilled Wall Street. Why wouldn’t [...]

Still Moron Money

By g.h.kirschOn Mar 22, 2009

The Federal Reserve announced Wednesday it would buy $300 billion of long-term Treasurys over the next six months. The Fed also announced plans to buy an additional $750 billion in mortgage-backed securities. [...]

Moron Money

By g.h.kirschOn Mar 15, 2009

“I place economy among the first and most important virtues, and public debt as the greatest of dangers. To preserve our independence, we must not let our rulers load us [...]

Blind, Deaf and Dumb

By g.h.kirschOn Mar 08, 2009

Kremen County has re-issued and revised its earlier Determination of Non-significance for the road to Vineyard Development. And as predicted (surprise, surprise) again determined it’s insignificant and no Environmental [...]

Cap or Trade

By g.h.kirschOn Mar 03, 2009

There’s a disturbing pattern emerging in the current administration’s approach to national problems. Last week they proposed to saddle the citizenry with the costs of salvaging a private [...]

Banking and Revolution

By g.h.kirschOn Feb 21, 2009

It is difficult to appreciate the momentousness of the moment at hand as the struggle to resolve matters swirling in the banking sector come to the critical pass. The debate [...]

Self Fulfilling Profits

By g.h.kirschOn Feb 19, 2009

Our friend over at The Syre Times continues with great circularity to confound the growth debate. And what better way to begin than misstating the position of those opposed to [...]

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