Tag Archives: Christmas

Green Party: Don’t ‘Scrooge’ Us

The Green Party put out the following press release yesterday:

WASHINGTON — Green Party leaders are mobilizing their members, supporters and 2021 candidates with a petition to demand Congress act immediately to pass more comprehensive COVID-19 relief and vote on Improved Medicare-for-All. The petition references the Ebenezer Scrooge-like irony of passing such a miserly relief bill and dodging a Medicare-for-All vote entirely just before Christmas, after months of congressional inaction has left many families and communities devastated.… Read more ...

Harry Browne’s Christmas Letter to his Daughter

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Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in Dec. 2002. A previous version of it was published on Dec. 25, 1966, dedicated to Harry’s then 9-year-old daughter.

It’s Christmas, and I have the usual problem of deciding what to give you. I know you might enjoy many things – books, games, clothes.… Read more ...

Root: Merry Christmas from our Family

Merry Christmas from Wayne Root and Family

Wayne Root wishes all the IPR Readers and Staff a Merry Christmas!

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Wayne Root: Jews for Tebow

I’m a Jew. I’m also an American who loves his country. This is the country where a Jewish blue-collar S.O.B. (son of a butcher) wound up graduating from an Ivy League university, married a former Miss Oklahoma, became a self-made millionaire, and then became- against all odds- the Libertarian Party Vice Presidential nominee.… Read more ...

ROOT: Why Obama’s ‘New Math’ is a Jobs Killer

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/dec/16/why-obamas-new-math-is-a-jobs-killer/

President Obama’s math skills leave something to be desired. As a matter of fact, based on Mr. Obama’s recent interview on “60 Minutes,” the president deserves a grade of F in math. When confronted by the reporter with the reality that his economic stimulus package failed, he decided to lie to the American people.… Read more ...

Some Christmas Fun: Poll about politics and Christmas trees

A political opinion poll by AngusReid includes political data about people’s real vs. artificial Christmas tree preferences.

Americans, Britons and Canadians Prefer Artificial Christmas Trees
December 24, 2010Nearly one third of respondents in each country will not have a Christmas tree at home at all this year…

Political preferences are a telling indicator as to whether a respondent prefers a real or artificial tree.

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Green Party writer Siân Berry dreams of a “Green Christmas”

(excerpt from) MNN.COM: Lifestyle
I’m dreaming of a green Christmas
Atheist and Green Party campaigner Siân Berry isn’t against Christmas. She just wants us to turn down the consumerism and ramp up the joy. An excerpt from a new compilation.

Fri, Dec 03 2010

…Being green and being religious can fit together well.

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