Ethics

No Way Could I Support Republicans

At times I have the impression that maybe there are practicing political allies out there somewhere, ones who are involved with current affairs, and at times it looks like these would be Republicans and especially conservative ones. That's because …

Charity Without Government: Clinic With A Heart

A GiN Toast goes to the Clinic With A Heart featured in the September 7 edition of the Lincoln Journal Star. The seven year old project shows how private citizens, churches, and businesses working together can provide for the needy within their community – without government support. We applaud the very hard work over the […]

Sen. Jim DeMint; “What good are numbers without principles?”

Senator Jim DeMint was on Mark Levin’s radio show today, (okay I distinctly heard swords unsheathed at the mention of Levin’s name) and he was asked about Charles Krauthammer seeming to be upset with DeMint and Palin for their endorsement of Christine O’Donnell. What DeMint had to say is priceless, and I nearly pulled over […]

The Spreading Chinese Inflation

This is a treat. We were scrolling through the 'Net and came on this June China analysis laid out in an Israeli blog that bills itself as one that offers "a Libertarian and Austrian View on Economic, Financial and Geopolitical Issues." Si…

STOP Sotomayor Now -- Vote this week!

STOP Nomination of Sonia Sotomayor to US Supreme Court Position: Senate members should oppose her nomination, vocally. Reasons: Sotomayor has made public statements and issued rulings that indicate: Lack of […]

Grassroots 101 – Policy on lists and fundraising

Lists:

Lists should be kept local. Please do not sell or give away. They belong to the ones who work to collect them. Lists are the gold of the movement. If you are a real grassroots organizer, you will take care of the lists collected and keep them in trusted local hands and email about events and campaigns to them, but never, never, never send them to ‘a national effort for a good cause’. Once you have done that you will have forever diluted your local efforts because they quickly migrate without your permission and to efforts and causes that may not even be about what you think they are about.