Month: February 2012

Miscellaneous

Changes at Hennessy’s View

Looks different, doesn’t it? After hosting my own web sites forever, I’m trying to simplify my server admin life. I’m moving Hennessy’s View to another service from my own servers. The difference you should see is the theme.  (I’m tired of the minimalism.) Also, some archives from before 2010 might be missing for a while. …

Economics and Economy

America’s Economic Freedom Is Collapsing. Here’s What You Need To Know | Video

Yesterday, I blogged about freedom envy—the feeling Americans get when they look at countries where the people get freer every day. Today, thanks to Economic Freedom blog, we have a great video to introduce the idea  of economic freedom. Does that sound silly?  I mean, aren’t Americans born with an understanding of economic freedom?  And …

Liberty Movement

Why Not an Annual Celebration of Freedom?

The first entry in National Review’s “The Week” from sometime around 1990 listed ten or so former Soviet bloc countries that recently had shed the yoke of communist repression. And it made a simple statement: “It must be nice to live in a country where you get freer every day.” I thought of this while …

Tea Party News

3rd Anniversary Tea Party: Thank You!

The 3rd Anniversary Tea Party rocked . . . because of the great patriot-activists who have decided it’s time to act and win. Although Dr. Larry Schweikart couldn’t make it (because of the Chicago snow storm), Friday’s event was better than planned or expected.  Tea Party champion Michael Patrick Leahy jumped into fill a last-minute …

Events

Why Attend the 3rd Anniversary Tea Party

Yes, I’ve written about little else. The 3rd Anniversary Tea Party is something of an obsession with me. And for good reasons: Obama is surging Apathy has seized the right America’s future hangs in the balance But there’s a much bigger reason you—you, the person reading this  blog—should attend the 3rd Anniversary Tea Party.  That …

Faith

Unto Dust We Shall Return

Today begins Lent. Lent prepares us for the cycle of mortality and resurrection, perfected by Christ, without which life has no meaning. It’s a time of humility. We call to mind our human brokenness in hopes of making ourselves better imitators of Christ. On Ash Wednesday, we mark ourselves with the sign of the cross …

Tea Party News

You’re Almost Out of Time

There will be only one 3rd Anniversary Tea Party, and it will be this coming Friday and Saturday, February 24 and 25.  Today’s Wednesday.  You have two days. Order today, because the future needs you. This could be the only chance you get to learn about how the brain votes, how social media can change …

Politics

What You Think You Know About Establishment Candidates Is Probably Wrong

I see is all the time. Supporters of Establishment candidates complain that their opponents are establishment, too. We saw it in the Missouri 2nd District.  We see in the GOP Presidential primary.  The last refuge of the Establishment’s candidates is to spread the pain of the Establishment label. What many people don’t get is what …