Dennis Behreandt

Friday, 26 March 2010 15:46

Google Makes a Good Move on China

Dennis BehreandtIt’s refreshing to see that at least one large American company is willing to take a stand against tyranny. That company, surprisingly, is Google.

Thursday, 18 March 2010 20:31

The Meaning of the Second Amendment

Open carry laws in the State of Wisconsin have gotten a lot of attention lately, most recently from the BBC. In a column titled "Armed and ready to shop," posted by the BBC on March 11, North America editor Mark Mardell recounts his experience following Nick Clark and Kim Garny as they go about their daily business in the Milwaukee area while openly bearing arms on their hips.
Wednesday, 10 March 2010 09:31

The Keystone Kops' Great Beer Bust

Dennis BehreandtTime for an axiom: Big Government is Bad.

Or, put another way, power corrupts, absolute power corrupts absolutely.

Or, maybe another one: big government is the last, best refuge of scoundrels.

Case in point, the three taverns in Philadelphia busted recently by cops in armed, simultaneous raids.

At last we have incontrovertible proof that global warming is indeed dangerous. In Buenos Aires, the Latin American Herald Tribune reports that "a 7-month-old baby survived alone for three days with a bullet wound in its chest beside the bodies of its parents and brother, who died in an apparent suicide pact brought on by the couple's terror of global warming."
Tuesday, 23 February 2010 08:53

How to Stop Inflation

The good news on the economy this month, according to news reports, is the modest level of inflation. On this matter, CNN reported that consumer prices "rose 2.6% during the past twelve months, according to a report from the Labor Department." But the real headlining statistic was "core CPI," watched closely CNN says, "because it strips out volatile food and energy prices." Core CPI was up overall for the past year by 1.6 percent, but in a surprise for the month of January, it fell 0.1 percent.

Friday, 29 January 2010 09:11

iPhones and Freedom

Dan Woolley's story of survival in Haiti after the earthquake there caused his hotel to collapse around him is one of what are certain to be hundreds if not thousands of such stories that will be revealed in the coming weeks and months. But, there is something unusual about Woolley's story, something that makes it noteworthy. Specifically, his use of technology to survive.
Tuesday, 23 December 2008 18:00

A Christmas to Remember

Washington (Christmas Night)Christmas morning dawned gloomy and cold over the rebel camp. The low, overcast sky promised drizzle, or worse, by afternoon. The temperature, hovering just above freezing the past few days, was now dropping rapidly. The weather conditions did not improve the mood of the soldiers who, having skewered chunks of meat with the ramrods from their flint-lock firearms, were squatting around low campfires preparing the morning's repast.

Monday, 08 September 2003 12:31

Duranty’s Lethal Lies

Walter DurantyUsing terror and famine, Josef Stalin murdered millions in the Ukraine. Walter Duranty, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, and the New York Times covered up the massacre.

Tuesday, 07 October 2008 10:12

Fed to Buy Commercial Paper

Federal Reserve HeadquartersFollowing a roller coaster day on Wall Street that saw the Dow close under 10,000 for the first time in years, the Federal Reserve has announced that it will invoke emergency powers under which it will buy billions in commercial paper — short-term debt instruments — in order to provide credit to companies other than those in the financial sector that have been stung by the collapse of the credit market.

By some estimates, the U.S. has lost 6 million jobs during the current economic recession began in December 2007. Now, President Obama is planning to tap into the $787-billion stimulus package to create what his administration believes will be 600,000 new job

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