Stealth Gun Control Initiative Too Close To Call In Washington State

Alice GheorghiuWashington state’s I-594 has massive money pouring into it, because it’s apparently the only gun-control measure on the ballot this fall anywhere across the country. There are actually two dueling gun measures in the state. The first one, I-594, the Washington Universal Background Checks for Gun [...]

The Hidden Key 2014 Election: Kevin Brady Jolts Paul Ryan

rep kevin bradyMost political eyes now are turned to whether the Republicans will take, or the Democrats hold, a Senate majority. Meanwhile what may be a comparably important election will be conducted, probably next month, mostly out of the public eye.

This is the race between Rep. [...]

Reclassification Net Neutrality Could Be a 16.1% Internet Tax - And Many Other New Web Tax Attempts

intrnttxGovernment is an organism just like any other. Just like any other, its first priority is self-preservation. Its second is self-expansion.

Government expansion requires money. Government doesn’t earn any of its own – it must take ours. Hence – taxes. Since governments’ desire to grow [...]

Reza Aslan's Marxist (or Materialist) Account of Islam

rzaslnReza Aslan effectively provides us with a perfect Marxist (or at least materialist) analysis of Islam (if not of other religions). Or at least Aslan does so when he’s rationalising or explaining the systematic and large-scale violence done by Muslims almost every single day in at least [...]

This Election is Every Bit About Barack Obama

obama-golfingThere is a growing sense in the country that America is in decline. It is not a slow, prolonged deterioration stemming from some inherent defect, but rather a sudden precipitous fall, pointing to a failure in leadership. In fact, a solid majority of Americans now question this [...]

Four Things Every American Should Know About Uber.Com, AirBnB.Com, et. al.

airbnbUber.Com. AirBnB.Com. TaskRabbit.Com. What are these websites about, and why are they so controversial?

Let’s be clear: these websites, and others like them, are online hubs for what is best described as the emerging “freelance services industries.” The service providers you find through these websites are most [...]

Devvy Kidd is At It Again

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It was back about 15 or 20 years ago, more or less, that Devvy Kidd was making headlines along with one Joe Banister in challenging the federal income tax. The matter interested me because I was practicing income tax law, and would have liked nothing better [...]

Ebola Transmission

Ebola CoverThe following excerpt is from a recent book about the Ebola virus and what people should know about it. It is available from Amazon in paperback and Kindle formats

 

Ebola outbreaks are believed to start through a natural reservoir, such as a fruit bat. Other [...]

AIDS, Ebola and Politics

EbolaI was living back in the San Francisco Bay Area during the 1980s when AIDS first became a major news story and a horrible problem for many people. In 1991 I went to work for a major San Francisco law firm and soon after people began disappearing from [...]

North Dakota Bar Association Illegally Spends $70,000 To Oppose Shared Parenting

keeping kids firstby Robert Franklin, Esq

In one of my blog posts on Measure 6, the North Dakota initiative that would establish a presumption of equal parenting in the state, I pointed out that any monetary support given to the opposition (or proponents) by the State Bar [...]

Who is More Evil: Al Qaeda or Islamic State; and Which Poses the Greater Threat?

Whether you seek its definition as an adjective or noun, you will find in any reputable dictionary two identifying components of the term evil: morally reprehensible and causing immense harm. The problem is that the first component and, to a lesser extent, the second are both relative terms. Whether an action is morally reprehensible depends [...]

Brad Pitt, Second Amendment Supporter, Has New WWII Movie Opening Tomorrow;

1231428 - FURYArticle by Frank Jardim . Photos by Sony Pictures Entertainment, Inc.

With the upcoming cinematic release of FURY tomorrow, October 17, the war movie genre finally has a realistic, historically accurate, film focusing on tank crews and armored combat in World War II. It comes [...]

Can This Administration Get ANYTHING Right?

obama-golfingSince the Obama administration was voted into power, twice, his declared focus has been on the economy, the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, health care (Obamacare). The results?

After pushing through a one trillion dollar spending bill, the economy has been flatlined for half a decade with [...]

Duly Noted - From the Blog of the Last Survivor

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The fictitious diary of a well-meaning chap.

Humor bridges the gap between reality and tragedy. In doing so, it demonstrates our ability to be amused, no matter what. This pseudo-journal is translated from the Hungarian. Some inferences had to be sacrificed because of the uniqueness [...]

Obama’s New, International Military

illglimgrntchldrnObama’s efforts to accommodate illegal immigrants have invited a torrent of illegal-immigrant youth to stream north to the U.S. border. A much quieter revolution has taken place inside the Pentagon. The president and his administration now will begin placing teenage illegal immigrants in America’s military and under [...]

How a Utility Monopoly Casts a Shadow on Scott Walker’s Reelection Prospects

we energiesWisconsin Governor Scott Walker is in the fight of his political life. He’s survived an onslaught of attacks from Democrats and their left wing friends in the media. And he doesn’t get the credit he deserves for putting Wisconsin’s economic house in order.

But as his [...]

Opposition Group Turns to Stealth & Sexism to Oppose Shared Parenting in North Dakota

keeping kids firstAll too often, instead of being the keepers of the law, state bar associations flagrantly violate the law instead. They get away with this because they are controlled by powerful judges and affluent left-wing attorneys. Most often, people are too terrified to take on the [...]

The Very Secret Service

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Secret-Service-3The latest White House security breach begs a serious question: how serious is the Secret Service about protecting the president?

The secret service has been tasked with protecting the president since 1901. In the 114 years since then, they have protected democrats and republicans, in wartime and [...]

Political Chicanery in the City of Houston

About 10 years ago when yours truly left California for Texas the Golden State was recovering from the administration of Gray Davis, who had been labeled in some media as the state’s first coin operated governor. Texas, at the time, didn’t seem much better. A major issue at the time was property taxes, which many [...]

'If You Like Your Internet, You Can Keep Your Internet' and Other Government Lies

intrnttkvrConservatives and Libertarians inherently have little faith or trust in government. We know the institution is inherently flawed – and self-serving.

Government violates the Wallet Rule. Which is:

You go out on a Friday night with your wallet. You go out the [...]

The Rise And Fall And Rise And Fall Of King Dollar, Part 2

gldstndrdAs stated in the preceding column, here, eminent labor economist Jared Bernstein recently called, in the New York Times, for the dethroning of “King Dollar,” claiming that the reserve currency status of the dollar has cost the United States as many as “six million jobs in 2008, [...]

Why Every AMERICAN Must Vote!

ddvtrsThe most common statement about today’s elections is that “elections don’t matter!” Yet, never has there been a moment in history when it was more critical for every AMERICAN to vote very carefully!

The reason can be stated in a single sentence… Because every non-American and anti-American [...]

The Rise of the Professional Slut

lena dunham“There was a time when you knew who the bad girls were,” someone close to me once said. “Now you know who the good girls are.”

And I hear that all three of them are beside themselves over today’s state of affairs.

“Lena Dunham: I Was [...]

Scotland had a Chance, the Youths Sold them Out

sctshrfrndmOr did they? Why would Scotland or any other land mass want to separate from the mother ship. Mainly because they are unhappy. So who is unhappy? Probably less than the majority. Did you know that only a third wanted to separate from the king during the [...]

Obama’s Two Billion Dollar Blunder

obmcr6Recent analysis conducted by Bloomberg Government concluded the federal government has spent $2.1B (yes, billion with a b) on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA or Obamacare) enrollment system. Peter Gosselin, a senior health-care analyst at Bloomberg and lead author of study stated “the way [...]






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