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Good Intentions, Lessons Learned

The road to Hell is paved with good intentions. After serving my community for over a decade in politics I learned exactly what that meant

government

It Really is All About the Money

Pretending to be bewildered at the failure of recruitment and retention efforts while denying that compensation plays a role is bad business, even for government.

Congress

Linky Friday: Those Folks on the Hill

Linky Friday, Ordinary Times’ end-of-week tradition of bringing you links to stories from around the world and across the web. This week: The Folks on the Hill, looking at the newly sworn in Congress, with music to read, share, and discuss

Obama — Farewell Address

I’m going to miss having a President who speaks to our ideals rather than our id.

A One Party Nation

The Democratic Party is collapsing, and has been collapsing for a decade. Having the Presidency just hid all the rot happening elsewhere. Now we face the prospect of one party rule in a way we have not seen before, led by a type of President we have not seen before.

So. That Happened.

In which Burt Likko tries to convince you, and himself, that it’s not going to be that bad.

Empiricism v. Principle

Smaller government can’t be the sine qua non of the politics of freedom in a Wagner’s Law world.