Author: Rick Miller

Rand Paul and The New York Times

This past Sunday, January 26, 2014, The New York Times had a front page article about Rand Paul.  My take: -The article had lots of useful information.  It reminds us to not idealize politicians.  Libertarians are more likely than most…

Out of the Country

I am leaving for a trip out of the U.S.  I had thought of writing a sarcastic piece asking the President to refrain from attacking me while overseas.  This is too serious a matter for sarcasm.  President Obama has authorized…

Let’s Go to Hong Kong or Edward Snowden, Si, Bush-Obama, No

Let’s Go to Hong Kong or Edward Snowden, Si!  Bush-Obama, No! I feel like going to Hong Kong to help form a human chain around the hotel where Edward Snowden resides to protect him from our government.  He is the…

Romney’s 47%

During the 2012 Presidential campaign a video came out showing Romney speaking to a private group about the 47% who receive government benefits and who would therefore vote for Obama.  He was roundly criticized for this and he later apologized. …

Civil Liberties

Two disturbing stories appeared online yesterday (February 5, 2013) about abuses of civil liberties by the Bush and Obama administrations.  It is getting scarier.  Yesterday was one of the first times I’ve felt afraid of government scrutiny when I emailed these stories to…