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"These are the times that try men's souls"

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Don't you hate it when Winders up and reboots on ya? That seems to be how they solved the "Blue Screen of Death" problem. Gotta get that Mepis up and running Real Soon Now. Yep.

Preceeding thoughts occured when I got the reboot right after typing in a bunch of stuff, and just before I saved it. Of course.

Anyway, as I was saying, Our Mr. Smith is going to be on Charles Heller's "Liberty Watch Radio" program on Sunday July 31, at noon Arizona Time (Mountain Standard Time/Pacific Daylight Time). You can tune into web radio at [this link] and there may well be a delayed podcast there too. You can even call in and blather if so inclined (I generally recommend against blathering, but they say it takes all kinds.)

Here's an interesting idea at [this link] These folks are trying to bypass the political establishment and nominate a Presidential Candidate by popular web-voting and get said candidate on the ballot in all 50 states. Hope springs eternal, eh?

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Letters to the Editor
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Madison's Ghost
by L. Neil Smith
In a recent column for The Libertarian Enterprise, I mentioned James Madison, fourth President of the United States, co-author of the United States Constitution, and the principal author of the Bill of Rights.

by A.X. Perez
Before I go any further I would like to recognize and thank David Codrea and Sharyl Atkinson among others for breaking the story on Operation Fast and Furious which has been nicknamed operation Gunwalker. The majority of the information about this case comes from their reporting or that of people who were put wise to the situation by these reporters. It is becoming an elephant in the room for the Obama administration on a scale to match Watergate and Irancontragate. It makes one wish for the days of Bill and Monica, at least no one got killed over that.

Next Week's Adventure in Sovereign Debt
by Jim Davidson
Political brinksmanship with the economy? Devaluation of the world's reserve currency? An onslaught of inflation? What's next? One thing that might be "next" is a deflationary shock as about 36% of the USA economy doesn't show up on the 3rd of August in 2011. The tax dodger and sycophant of the banking gangsters, Timothy Geithner, and the mass murderer of children and authoriser of the execution of American citizens without trial, Barack Obama, tyrant, have said that 80 million cheques won't go out on 3 Aug 2011. Why not? Oh, boo hoo, the Congress keeps pretending that it has to authorise an increase in the debt limit.

Atlantea The Beautiful No. 136
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Number 136 of a weekly cartoon series.

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