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Born at the Crest of the Empire

Tuesday, May 04, 2010


Someone should tell Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal that his calls for smaller government are being heeded, and his state is on its own for spill cleanup.


  • Bwahhh haaa haaa!

    But seriously, folks. Maybe the more subtle approach of raising the visibility of the effectiveness of federal government involvement in BIG issues will have a bigger impact on the average Joe.

    Sometimes the best antedate to power of extremism is to make them look like fools.

    As a corollary, this is why I'm such an advocate for treating "terrorists" as "criminals" and using the civilian courts. It undermines -- rather then reinforces -- the terrorist organizations status as some sort of global superpower.

    By Blogger -epm, at 9:44 AM  

  • Yeah, that's the Obama administration's hope, that competent government will work to assuage that right wing fear spreading to the middle.

    Polls show people broadly like government services they use.

    By Blogger mikevotes, at 10:09 AM  

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