A Kayak Instructor and an Actor Walk into a Bar: One Canadian’s Look at the 2016 Political Landscape

With the 2016 presidential election quickly approaching, it’s about time I raise my hand and toss my two cents onto the table. Why? Because I’m Canadian, so I think I have a reasonably unbiased view of the dramatics and posturing going on down there. Also, when I look at the economic climate and political culture […]

Why You Need to Attend the Jackson Hole Summit on Monetary Policy

Jackson Hole Summit3-revisedJackson Hole, Wyoming, has long been famous for its extraordinary scenic beauty, its vibrantly authentic “Old West” culture – and since 1982, for its annual economic policy symposium […]

Hysterical Parody of Undercover Planned Parenthood Body Parts Selling Video

Poisons and Assassins out of Russia – Then and Now.

The KGBs Poison FactoryRemember in 2009 when then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton presented Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov with a poorly translated “reset” button? Or Donald Trump saying recently […]

Why Memorial Day?

A question:

Why do we have Memorial Day?

Because Lexington and Concord is not a downtown intersection.


Because Bull Run is not that crazy thing they do each year in Spain.

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Solar Tax Hikes for South Carolinians Loom Unless Legislature Takes Action

slrAt a time when South Carolina lawmakers are having trouble getting bills passed, they have an opportunity to prevent tax hikes, unleash the potential of solar power and make those on both sides […]

North Carolina Utilities Hijack Energy Choice and Independence Legislation

slrNorth Carolina utility monopolies such as Duke Energy Carolinas and Dominion North Carolina Power have planted a poison pill in a piece of legislation designed to provide more energy choice and energy independence in […]

Why is There a White House Council on Women and Girls, but None on Men and Boys?

White House Council on Men and Boys

Cross-posted from Studio Brule –

Dr. Warren Farrell, author of The Myth of Male Power, Why Men Are The Way They Are, Father and Child Reunion, and […]

Andrew Thomas launches new website, Stars & Banners

Harvard-law educated author Andrew Thomas has started a new website, Stars & Banners, featuring a focus on ISIS. Check it out and sign up for email updates.


Take this survey on gun control and the Second Amendment for an American University research project

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If you believe in the Second Amendment and want your opinion heard in one of those “studies” we all hear about, please take this survey by the end of the weekend from […]

PHOTOS: IC Visits CPAC 2015

I made plenty of my male friends jealous meeting pundit Michelle Fields.

I made plenty of my male friends jealous meeting pundit Michelle Fields. My cousin thinks we’re related. […]

Conservative Solar Voice Urges West Virginia Governor To Support Energy Choice & Independence

BarryGoldwaterJr1American Electric Power and FirstEnergy have been trying to leverage their positions as monopolies to drive rooftop solar out of West Virginia. The goal is to force a private sector competitor out of […]

Why Are Some Washington State Republicans Acting As If They Were Democrats?

ovrgultnThe GOP recently gained some ground in the Washington State Legislature but those gains won’t last if some members keep siding against energy independence and consumer choice.

House Bill 1097 needlessly increases regulation for […]

SRP Voting February 26 on Whether to Slap New Monthly Fee on Solar Users

Some people like to drive large trucks while others prefer small cars. It’s a matter of choice. Big trucks haul stuff. Small cars save money on gas.

But what if the government were to impose a fee on people with small cars because they consume less gas? Big government would make the case that by […]

A Red State Sides With Solar, Competition, no Taxes

slrSouth Carolina has become the 44th state to institute net metering. That’s the free market concept that requires utility monopolies to give rooftop solar customers full, fair credit for the excess energy they send back to the grid.


Tucson Electric Power: APS’ Little Brother

twinsBack in 1988 there was a movie called “Twins” Starring Danny DeVito and Arnold Schwarzenegger. Well if APS is Arizona’s utility Schwarzenegger, then TEP is DeVito. Arizona Public Service isn’t the only player […]

Conservatives Rally Against Solar Taxes In Colorado

tuskThey call themselves TUSK (Tell Utilities Solar Won’t be Killed) and they have been making the argument against solar taxes across the country. Here is a link to their website.

That battle has now come to Colorado where the […]

South Carolina Poll Shows Support for Energy Choice and Opposition To Taxes On Rooftop Solar

frmrkt2Energy prices continue to fall as the country learns to become less dependent on fossil fuels. Hopefully our government will get that message. Regrettably, there’s always a new tax on the horizon to keep us […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

What do APS, Rush Limbaugh Haters, and the Middle East Nation of Qatar Have in Common?


These days APS could stand for Astroturf Political Support. During the solar debate of 2013, APS operatives bought thousands of Twitter followers from Russia, and anti-solar letters poured into the Arizona Corporation Commission without verified […]

Andrew Thomas for Governor releases mailer contrasting his record with opponents

Click to enlarge comparison mailer For more information, visit his website here.

Dog Rescuer Needs Rescuing

papillonsLast weekend there was a tragic fire (see initial news report) in Scottsdale, AZ at the home of a sub-standard breeder. While no one yet knows how many Papillons perished in the fire, […]

VIDEO: Jim Sharpe interviews Andrew Thomas for Governor -

If you haven’t seen Jim Sharpe’s interview with Andrew Thomas, please watch, it’s good. He has a proven record of not compromising, and still won’t. I’m very excited he got 40% of the vote in a Maricopa GOP straw poll. The next two closest candidates didn’t even get 20% each. This despite the fact that […]

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