Monthly Archives: February 2009

Column on Obama and Special Interests

Obama & Special Interests Tibor R. Machan In his weekend radio address of February 28, 2009, President Obama onceagain talked about how he isn’t captive to any special interest group. Ashe put it, "The system we have now might work … Continue reading

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Column on It’s Wrong to Soak the Rich

It’s Wrong To Soak the Rich Tibor R. Machan Someone asked me why I defend the rich and I told him I don’t, not inparticular. I defend individual rights, and since the rich have the samerights we all have, I … Continue reading

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Published Column, US no Club

http://www.yumasun.com/opinion/club_48249___article.html/team_purpose.html

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Published Column, US no Club

http://www.yumasun.com/opinion/club_48249___article.html/team_purpose.html

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Column on Ideology Again

Ideology Again Tibor R. Machan Perusing the Sunday New York Times will almost guarantee running acrossthe term "ideology" in various commentaries and news analyses. In heressay in Week in Review, titled "Cutting Slack Is So Old School," SherylGay Stolberg invokes … Continue reading

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Recommendation

Although at times a downer and showing too much confidence in AA, You KillMe with Ben Kingsley and Tea Lione is pretty good entertainment. Nocomedy, this. Mostly Ms. Lione is what makes it for me.

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Column on Charity and Coercion

Charity and Coercion Tibor R. Machan If one is concerned for the helpless or homeless or otherwise needy, whatis the proper response? Just today someone I deal with nearly every otherday told me he saw "Sicko," the Michael Moore "documentary" … Continue reading

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Column on Bias at PBS TV

Bias at The News Hour Tibor R. Machan Often I check out newscasts from several sources, not just in print and onthe Internet but also on radio and TV. One place where I check things outfairly regularly is PBS (Public … Continue reading

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Cover for Promise of Liberty

My new book, The Promise of Liberty, A Non-Utopian Vision, will shortly bepublished by Lexington Books. Tibor Machan

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Column on “It’s Only Money!”

"It’s Only Money!" Tibor R. Machan How is it you never hear prominent critics of Western materialism andcapitalism defending the likes of Bernard Madoff with the exclamation,"It’s Only Money!"? If their disdain for money is honest, if they considerit something … Continue reading

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