Robert UpshawDateline: robeiae
First Published: Nov 30, 2011 / Last Published: Feb 13, 2012
Robert Upshaw is the self-proclaimed "Last of the Hobbesians," a writer, philosopher, and economic theorist living in the Southern United States with his wife, three children, two dogs, and one guinea pig.
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February 13, 2012
How Temporary Measures Become Permanent Ones
The history of the telephone excise tax tells us where the payroll tax cut is going.
January 20, 2012
Is Mankind Becoming Less Violent?
Steve Pinker in his new book argues that we are, but appears to forget a few things.
January 14, 2012
Lawsuit over Recess Appointments
The NFIB takes he Obama Administration to court over NLRB appointments.
January 11, 2012
Political Discourse Hasn't Changed in 200 Years
American politics has always been divisive and always involved violent imagery. Always.
January 8, 2012
Near the Mountains of Madness
Is every political analyst out there living in their own reality?
January 6, 2012
Put a Sock in it, Newt.
How much longer must I endure Newt Gingrich?
January 2, 2012
Signing Statements Redux
President Obama continues to use Signing Statements, despite his promise to not do so. But so what?
December 20, 2011
The Barnes Foundation, who gets to decide what happens?
December 13, 2011
Jesse Jackson Slanders the Truth
Jesse Jackson finds racism in Newt's simple stupidity
December 5, 2011
The BCS Title Game and National Politics
The conditioned mindset of America: believing in expert opinion.