Is Islamism a Totalitarian System Like Nazism and Communism?

The concept of a totalitarian state was an invention of the twentieth century. The notion of a state or nation whose government could control virtually all aspects of its citizens’ lives was not conceivable in prior times. It is certainly true that in monarchies throughout history, the average subject had little capability to individually alter [...]

Libertarians Can't Leave Their Love of Toll Roads

toll roadsIt is bewildering that so many on the right, particularly normally fiscally prudent libertarians, continue to advocate for toll roads. In fact, some are even criticizing conservatives who oppose them. Terri Hall, founder of the group TURF (Texans United for Reform and Freedom), found herself under [...]

Dinesh D’Souza Criminally Sentenced While John Edwards and Other Liberals Skated

John Edwards' mistress Rielle Hunter

John Edwards’ mistress Rielle Hunter

Conservative author Dinesh D’Souza, one of the most brilliant conservative political writers of the modern era, was sentenced by a judge last week to eight months in a halfway house and probation. He was also ordered to pay [...]

Immorality and Radical Secularism: The Two Greatest Threats to Our National Security

Thirteen years ago, America suffered a coordinated and devastating terrorist assault by wicked agents of a Middle Eastern foreign power. Today America is again under attack—-not just by violent religious fanatics from without, but by the forces of immorality and radical secularism from within.

“Immorality is un-American and a threat to national security!” Such were [...]

To Revive a Phoenix

American PhoenixAs mankind continues to relentlessly explore those uncharted regions of his Labyrinth of Horrors, have we any inkling of what we have bartered for his final tumultuous Main Event? We, who have grown anesthetized to the anthropomorphic-spawned tremors of the world, would marvel at the vertigo [...]

Liberal BBC Asks, “Is Sport Sexist?” While Promoting Inequality

wmncmptmnssprtsIt long ago became clear to me that, despite all the pretense, protesting and politicking, no one who has ever seriously thought about equality actually believes in it. When making this case, one could point to how Eric Holder’s DOJ is currently suing the Pennsylvania State Police [...]

End the Fed’s War on Paychecks

jntylnThe Democratic Party has made “income inequality” a signature issue for the 2014 (and, presumably, 2016) election cycle. Democrats, en masse, shout “J’accuse!” at Republicans. There is a very different story to tell.

“Income inequality” is a crude, and twisted, heuristic for stagnant median family income. “Income [...]

FCC Chairman Won’t Allow His IG to Hire Any Criminal Investigators

chrmnwhlrWe had some inordinately interesting recent Congressional testimony from David L. Hunt – the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)’s Inspector General (IG).

IG Hunt appeared on Wednesday, September 17 before the House Subcommittee on Communications and Technology. The topic? “Oversight of FCC Budget and Management.”

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McDonald’s Bonanza the Sure Way to High Wages

fstfmnwgIt is funny seeing all these losers protesting for higher wages. Because big brother keeps shelling out all this money, they just think everyone has money to shell out. At least that is what commie’s like Obama and Hillary want them to think.

But I have the [...]

On Machiavelli and the Ends Justify the Means to Liberal Fascism

mchvlIt is better to be feared than to be loved.

I’m not interested in preserving the status quo; I want to overthrow it.

~ Machiavelli

Biography

Niccolò di Bernardo dei Machiavelli (1469-1527) was an Italian Renaissance writer, humanist, diplomat, philosopher, historian, and politician, centered in Florence. [...]

Salutegate

obm-strbcks-sltThis week, President Obama made headlines for his exiting of Marine One in New York when he half-saluted a saluting marine while holding a Styrofoam cup in his right hand. The controversy stems from military protocol which states one should not salute while holding an object in [...]

It’s About Time

Back when Eric Holder was nominated for Attorney General of the United States a non-attorney acquaintance asked me for my opinion of the appointment. Did I think he would be a good man for the job? My reply, took them rather aback. Holder, I said, was absolutely the wrong man for the job. I cited [...]

Anti-gun Attorney General Eric Holder finally resigning

erchldrEric Holder, perhaps the most anti-gun Attorney General ever, announced this morning that he will be stepping down from the position. Many Americans believe he covered up criminal actions by the Obama administration. A longtime employee of the Justice Department said Holder had “radicalized and radicalized” the [...]

Why Ron Paul is > Rand Paul (and the Daily Beast is a Rag)

So I take it Rand Paul opposes arming the Syrian opposition, but supports US air strikes against ISIS. Fortunately, his libertarian fans see through his blatant difference splitting and are not happy about it. The linked article describes Rand’s weaseling but otherwise is a typical Daily Beast snarkfest.

On Thursday afternoon, Paul took the Senate [...]

Pre-Election Blues and Reds

Dead DonkeyNot a day goes by when my mailbox isn’t filled with a variety of prognostications regarding the potential outcome of the November 2014 general elections. First the Republicans are going to sweep the Senatorial races. Then they won’t. Rush Limbaugh says that the Republican legislators don’t [...]

Alex Kincaid: Idaho’s Second Amendment Guru

Alex holds a Bushmaster AR-15 with Magpul furniture and EOTech red dot sight. (AMANDA ALLARD)

Alexandria Kincaid is a former elected District Attorney and now an attorney in private practice with a Second Amendment practice in Idaho and Oregon. As a DA, she visited homicide scenes to [...]

ElectionWatch 2014: Turning Up the Heat

As we approach the general elections here in the United States, corrupt Democratic establishment politicians are going all out to retain their grip on power and prevent the Republican Party from regaining control of the Senate. They’re spending millions of dollars on negative and dishonest TV advertisements filled with outright lies and stupid allegations in [...]

Misleading “Freedom” Referendum Goes Down in Flames in Scotland

sctshrfrndmIt is a good thing the Scots voted against independence from England. The movement was not about freedom, but about increasing socialism. Both the UK Socialist and Green Parties, along with other left-wing parties, supported the referendum; the Conservative Party (Tories) and right wing UKIP opposed it. [...]

MY OWN ENTERTAINMENT REPORT

TODAYS FILM CHOICE

“All the Real Girls” …featuring “New Girl’s” Zooey Deschenal in first starring role

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

Filmed way back in 2008, it’s about young love gone very wrong

But its maudlin story-line is redeemed by superb camera work; a tear-soaked naturalism; & its haunting musical score.

From my perspective, it’s certainly worth [...]

Duly Noted - Countries, Borders, Peoples.

Duly Noted

Man is a territorial animal. A consequence is mass murder that proves that pacifism, meant as an antidote for aggression, facilitates bloodshed. If land is involved, leaders and peoples tend to lose their rationality and their moral compass of decency.

Most conflicts are about claims [...]

Soheil Arabi

Soheil-Arabi

Death Sentence for “Insulting the Prophet” on Facebook

Soheil Arabi has grown up in post revolutionary Iran with every waking moment of his life ruled by Islam.

Prayer 3 times a day beginning at 4:AM, dietary laws governing what is available to eat, the relationships in [...]

‘Most Transparent Ever?’ Behold the FCC’s Secret, Crony Socialist Meetings

clsdmtngIt is yet another Barack Obama Administration pledge now relegated to the ash heap of Mendacious History.

The Most Transparent Administration In History

The Most Transparent Administration in History

This is the Most Transparent Administration in History

This is the Most Transparent Administration in [...]

A Money Revolt is Needed: Fix The Dollar With Gold

Fix-the-Dollar-logoThe Tax Revolt has run its course. A Money Revolt is needed.

Steve Forbes, with Elizabeth Ames, in Money: How the Destruction of the Dollar Threatens the Global Economy—and What We Can Do About It has thought the issues through. So has, among others, Lewis E. [...]

Less Domestic Government Equals More International Trade

reduce your government footprintGovernment growth is a self-perpetuating and self-fulfilling prophecy.

Government is just another organism. Like any organism, its first instinct is self-preservation. Government – and its remora advocates – marshals all their forces should anyone suggest any program be reduced even slightly. [...]

The Last Election - Book Review

Last Election About 30 years ago I encountered a book by one Joel Garreau entitled The Nine Nations of North America. Just recently I received my review copy of The Last Election by James Glenn Reynolds. Surprisingly, when I saw the cover the first thing that struck [...]






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