Catch Up

Going back to May and June there are a number of comments and stories worth perusal. Here are links.
The American Thinker – CG Adamo does some comparison and contrast with political muckraking

Scientific R& D – Editorials/Op-Ed – The Washington Times, America’s Newspaper – J Sununu takes a look at government R&D

If done for the right reasons, a successful plan to invest new resources in scientific research can have a positive impact. Without discipline and focus, however, Congress is doomed to repeat the same mistakes, fund more failed programs and expand federal bureaucracy.
America’s technology-driven economy grows despite, not because of, government intervention. That is a lesson we all need to learn before trying to “fix” what ails us.

How gas price controls sparked ’70s shortages – Business – The Washington Times, America’s Newspaper– P Hill considers price controls and lessons learned from 1980

The American Thinker – V Kohlmayer talks about why it so hard to provide a competitive contrast to Rush Limbaugh.

The Anchoress » I’m off on politics for a while – a bit of a peeve about nitpicking trees and forgetting to think about the forest

Big Lizards:Blog:Entry “The Value of Uniqueness” – Dafydd talks about the implications that “Relationships have value not only to individuals but to the groups and societies those individuals form.”

RealClearPolitics – Articles – Harry Reid & The End of Liberal Thought – D Prager thinks that

American society is paying a steep price. Every car that has a bumper sticker declaring “War is not the answer” powerfully testifies to the intellectual decline of the well educated and to the devolution of “liberal thought” into an oxymoron.

RealClearPolitics – Articles – Media Danse Macabre – T Blankley uses the Haditha reporting and concludes that “the journalists today are too swept up in their own danse macabre to even notice the murderous consequences of their own malfeasance — or to hear the demands of simple decency. “

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