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 [...]

Duly Noted - Secession, Autonomy and the State System.

Duly NotedInternational conflict prevention begins internally.

Even aloof Americans and Western Europeans are affected by “foreign affairs”. The general lack of concern is caused and supported by the impression that all troubles happen “abroad”. It is the good fortune of the American continent, and largely of Europe’s [...]

How Adam Smith Can Change Your Life

Adam Smith002I first encountered Adam Smith’s The Theory of Moral Sentiments years ago on the recommendation of my economics professor who was, as I liked to say in jest, a power mad Libertarian. It was his opinion that this book was at least as important as The [...]

Freedom of Religion is Not a Suicide Pact

My worthy colleague George Handlery recently wrote a piece on how the enemies of freedom are using our constitutional protections and similar freedoms in other nations as a leverage to take over those governments and societies. Mr. Haldlery’s analysis is correct, raising the question of when one may restrict freedoms in the name of preserving [...]

Duly Noted - The Enemy? He is Us.

Duly NotedSly totalitarian challengers exploit our liberties that they abhor.

It is a natural inclination to endeavor to assess threats, whether immediate or only discernible to those with a vision. Such calculations are made in terms of the foe’s inclinations, and physical means. These estimates like to [...]

Will the Tea Party Lose Again?

With growing disapproval of the Obama administration’s leadership and the increasing popularity of the Tea Party movement within Republican ranks, many observers—myself included—are hopeful and even quite confident that the underdog GOP may make a strong comeback in the upcoming November elections, regaining control of the Senate, further expanding its strength in the House, and [...]

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 [...]

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AN INTERESTING VIEW OF THE IGNORAMUS HOSTS OF “THE VIEW”

CHARLES WHATSHISHAMMER A MYSTERY TO ‘THE VIEW’ HOSTS — “WHO IS THIS GUY?” ASKS SOME LADY WHO WANDERED ONTO THE SET

Ben Shaprio’s “Truth Revolt”, September 17 2014

[To access this insightful “Truth Revolt” commentary — by Ben Shapiro — please click on the Web [...]

Narcissism and Social Media: Where Should Conservatives Draw the Line?

nrcst2We live in an era today where practically everyone is “famous.” It’s not just reality stars anymore; anyone can have their own blog at no cost, and use social media for free, where their every word and photo is broadcast to the entire world. Activists all across [...]

Duly Noted - A Shock to the Heart and a Sad Message for the Brain

Duly NotedAt the outset, be reminded that what happens elsewhere might be the present circumstance of others. However, the event also threatens to become your future.

 

Let us look back in time. In the early seventies, when new in Europe, to illustrate an aspect of the [...]

“A Don Doesn’t Wear Shorts”

First Family Vacations In Martha's VineyardOf course we all know that a Don doesn’t wear shorts, because they said so on The Sopranos, but a recent article and the resultant Twitter storm has raised the more general question of whether it is appropriate for any adult male [...]

Duly Noted - Weirdness, Mainly Sexual, From the Big Picture

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1. The Ukraine complained that a Russian armored column has entered her territory. That came after the “peaceful invasion” of quickly re-painted army trucks. The half-loaded lorries expressed Putin’s “humanitarian” concern. They forced their way into an independent country to carry aid for separatist “civilians.” [...]

Racism, Cowardice and Responsibility

Cowardice has been variously described over the years. When asked for a definition Microsoft Word provided several, including one from Wikipedia that seems to cover all the bases:

Cowardice is a trait wherein fear and excess self-concern override doing or saying what is right, good and of [...]

Duly Noted - The Failure of Liberalism?

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Foreign policy as an act of atonement.

 

Some of us live through the accident of birth and/or our ancestors’ sacrifices, in a functioning democracy. Such a system allows citizens to make choices regarding the persons who are entrusted to execute their will. Through that [...]

Worse Than We Expected?

The headline at WND proclaimed: Mitt Romney: Obama worse than I expected. The article is a stub, which links to the full piece at The Washington Times. The fact that Romney did not expect this bad an outcome speaks volumes about how many people viewed the election of the first openly anti-American person to the [...]

MISSOURI DEMOCRAT-STYLE JUSTICE

MISSOURI ... RIOTS .... PANORAMIC PHOTO OF MICHEAL BROWN ROUGHING UP STORE OWNER ....PHOTO

 

MEMO TO DEMOCRATIC GOVERNOR OF MISSOURI: YOUR RECENT ‘RUSH TO JUDGEMENT” VIDEO (URGING THE PROSECUTION OF INNOCENT FERGUSON POLICEMAN DEREK WILSON FOR MURDER) LOOKS PRETTY STUPID NOW:

AND WHY IS THAT?

MISSOURI [...]

Ideology and Diplomacy

I can well remember back in fourth grade when I was introduced to the music of Tom Lehrer, the mathematician and musical satirist whose album This Was the Year That Was became very popular about that time. Among the songs it contained was one entitled Send the Marines, which incorrectly suggested that sending the Marines [...]

What Dark Secrets Do Discovery/History Channel Crockumentaries Conceal?

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“Actual footage” of a merman… sort of: courtesy of Animal Planet.

The growing trend among television producers to grind out fake documentaries has numerous worrisome implications for the survival of a free society.

The grainy, crepuscular quality of the photo above is deliberate. The image was [...]

Evil and Civilization

Professor Hugh Hewitt, recently published a column for Townhall.com in which he cited a statement by former Ambassador Ryan Crocker, who represented the US in Afghanistan, in which he called the present ISIS/ISIL force wreaking havoc across Iraq as “evil incarnate.” There are those of us who understand this and have done so for a [...]

Duly Noted - Our Normalcy is Abnormal and the Self-Evident is Not Obvious

Duly NotedLiving in an advanced country brings privileges. Since we are used to them, these appear to be self-evident. Think of security and excellent health care. Add the role of laws to protect the citizen even against the state. Add to the benefits a system that, thanks [...]

Is “Christian” the Latest Word to Mean Nothing at All?

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Pope Francis and El Gran Carnicero

Rather than swinging the vote rightward on critical issues, self-styled Christians are increasingly opting for secular utopia.

Does it make sense to practice the Christian faith? Is it right to do so?

These are two distinct questions, and the answers to both, [...]

Can Baseball’s Hacks Spit-Ball the First Amendment?

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The Left has quietly colonized the retreats that average Americans beat into the “safe zone” of sports. Sometimes its agenda leaks out.

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How to Help the Mexican People: Fight the Mexican Government

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Mexico’s ruling class is deeply complicit in the current border crisis—as is our own. Until we address “friendly fire”, we cannot win on the front line.

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Flaunt It Or Cover Up? The Great Public Breastfeeding Debate Continues

brstfdngThis is one of those recurring social debates and issues that seem to pop up quite frequently in one form or another. As a male it’s a bit of a delicate topic to openly muse about. But rarely have I seen the true issue at the heart [...]

Jetermania: Summer Cold or Symptom of Terminal Illness?

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Matt Lauer gives The Captain love.

Derek Jeter has been a darned good ballplayer; but the media hype surrounding his final appearance at the All-Star Game transformed him into a god. Is progressive guilt lurking here?

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