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Rules Have Replaced Thinking III

Alan Partis | July 3, 2012

A man defends himself and friends from a group of violent teens by shooting a gun into the ground in warning, but HE is the one who is sentenced to 20 years in prison?

Muslims Should be Insulted

Alan Partis | September 9, 2010

Quran burning episode proves two things: many Muslim faithful really ARE violent people, and liberals all clearly believe that — in spite of their empty rhetoric to the contrary.

Flawed Thinking

Alan Partis | March 24, 2010

A popular refrain from Obamites is that the Republicans are just the party of "no" and didn’t participate in the process of crafting this obamination of a health care plan.  As a result of this, "they" say, it was all up to the Democrats to craft the whole thing.  So, "they" conclude, the people who don’t like obamacare, should blame the Republicans.

The Time Warner Communists

Alan Partis | January 13, 2010

I will never look at today’s Time Warner and its many subsidiaries the same way again.

Manhood Missing in Denmark

Alan Partis | January 5, 2010

Perhaps Denmark’s definition of manhood differs from my own, but this guy must surely fail to meet any threshold.

Good For the Government Watchdogs

Alan Partis | September 8, 2009

Education Secretary Arne Duncan acknowledged that some prepared guidance for school officials included a suggestion that students could compose essays stating how they could help support Obama and his causes – an idea the he acknowledged was wrongheaded. The logical conclusion is that in the absence of the protests from vigilant government watchdogs, these “wrongheaded” suggestions would have gone through.

Stimulus Not Stimulating

Alan Partis | July 8, 2009

While it is relatively old news and widely known that the Obama administration’s $787 billion stimulus package, also known as the "American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009," wasn’t designed to dump large amounts of cash into the economy in a hurry, VP Joe Biden’s recent remarks about it are still striking1. Nor is this [...]

Name One

Alan Partis | June 10, 2009

Mr. President, if you’re going to make claims about something highly doubtful, please be man enough to provide specific examples that back up your position.

The Associated Press’s Agenda

Alan Partis | June 3, 2009

I’ve said this before, but it bears repeating until everyone begins to get it: consumers of news should carry with them a very healthy dose of skepticism and question everything. We are constantly being lied to and manipulated by politicians and their media allies in an attempt to advance an agenda that thinking people would reject outright if only these people would be more intellectually honest about their desires.

50 Million Uninsured — Really?

Alan Partis | April 12, 2009

From the outset, let’s be very clear: everyone in the USA has access to medical care/services. What we’re talking about his the number of people who have an insurance policy that can arguably reduce the cost of medical care on a per individual basis.