Bureaucracy

ptrprncplIn the quirky romantic comedy Harold and Maude, Maude (Ruth Gordon), admonishes a motorcycle officer, “Don’t get officious. You’re not yourself when you’re officious. ”

Exasperated, she turns to Harold, “That is the curse of a government job.”

Indeed.

Unfortunately, it is we the people who suffer […]

Frailty and Gladiatorial Combat in Somalia

hsnshkmhmdIt is that cyclical season of winner takes all. It is that all too familiar gladiatorial executive combat all over again. Yes, the Villa Somalia has once again turned into a roaring amphitheater. The President and his Prime Minister are at each other’s throat, and, as engraved […]

Why the Death Penalty Doesn’t Work

dthpnltyI used to think the death penalty was an appropriate punishment for the crime of murder. That was before I understood how the justice system really works.

It appears that thirst for blood is Biblically-based, following the Old Testament admonition of “an eye for […]

THE DEATH PENALTY’S “FINELY TUNED DEPRAVITY CALIBRATORS” Fairness Follies of Fairness Phonies Fixated on Criminals Instead of Crimes -- PART VI

For naïve followers, the notion that capital punishment is unfair is an uncritically accepted faith based on logical fallacies, unwarranted assumptions and insupportable assertions. For knowing leaders, the demand for fairness is a cynical ploy intended to abolish the penalty rather than make it fair. […]

Perspectives on the Scriptures: Genesis Day Four – The Earth, Sun and Moon

Day Four of the Genesis account of the origins of the universe deals with the creation of our solar system.

Day Four thus starts with this:

“And God said, Let there be lights in the firmament of the heaven to divide the day from the night; and let them be for signs, and for seasons, […]

Perspectives on the Scriptures: Genesis Day Three – The Elements; the building blocks of life

The first part of Day Three is short, and to the point.

“And God said, Let the waters under the heaven be gathered together unto one place, and let the dry land appear: and it was so.”

“And God called the dry land Earth; and the gathering together of the waters he called Seas: And […]

THE DEATH PENALTY’S “FINELY TUNED DEPRAVITY CALIBRATORS” Fairness Follies of Fairness Phonies Fixated on Criminals Instead of Crimes -- PART V

For naïve followers, the notion that capital punishment is unfair is an uncritically accepted faith based on logical fallacies, unwarranted assumptions and insupportable assertions. For knowing leaders, the demand for fairness is a cynical ploy intended to abolish the penalty rather than make it fair. […]

Perspectives on the Scriptures: Genesis Day Two – Expansion

Before dealing with Day Two, we should just remind ourselves of the methodology employed by Genesis to describe the events in Day One.

We started with “the heaven and the earth”, which were then subsequently described collectively as “the waters”. The “waters” were then ‘converted’ into “light” when matter and antimatter interacted to create photons […]

Perspectives on the Scriptures: Genesis Day One – Inflationary Cosmology

It is a generally accepted myth that all creation stories are myths.

And it is a myth eagerly exploited by those who seek to replace the notion of God with their own doctrines and delusions.

This short series of articles will demonstrate that, irrespective of what other creation stories may reveal, in just three chapters […]

THE DEATH PENALTY’S “FINELY TUNED DEPRAVITY CALIBRATORS” Fairness Follies of Fairness Phonies Fixated on Criminals Instead of Crimes -- PART IV

For naïve followers, the notion that capital punishment is unfair is an uncritically accepted faith based on logical fallacies, unwarranted assumptions and insupportable assertions. For knowing leaders, the demand for fairness is a cynical ploy intended to abolish the penalty rather than make it fair. […]

Feminists Jealous of Catcalls

nycvdLast week, a video went viral of a woman walking in New York City receiving numerous flirty remarks from men. At the end of the video, entitled “10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman,” an organization called Hollaback, which produced it, indicated this was “verbal […]

Civilian Warriors – The Blackwater Story

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Ever since America’s involvement in Iraq and the war on terrorism began, one name has been central to the controversies connected with that involvement. That name is Blackwater.

What is Blackwater? In simplest terms it began as a training facility and expanded into a company that provides […]

THE DEATH PENALTY’S “FINELY TUNED DEPRAVITY CALIBRATORS” Fairness Follies of Fairness Phonies Fixated on Criminals Instead of Crimes -- PART III

For naïve followers, the notion that capital punishment is unfair is an uncritically accepted faith based on logical fallacies, unwarranted assumptions and insupportable assertions. For knowing leaders, the demand for fairness is a cynical ploy intended to abolish the penalty rather than make it fair. […]

Duly Noted - Shame; On All Of Us

Duly Noted

The record of the last century has been assembled with mosaic pieces of horror. This explains inquiries directed at those who, as conscious contemporaries, have witnessed these wrongs. The past’s adults are faced with a question: “What were you doing? How could you allow such […]

THE DEATH PENALTY’S “FINELY TUNED DEPRAVITY CALIBRATORS” Fairness Follies of Fairness Phonies Fixated on Criminals Instead of Crimes -- PART II

For naïve followers, the notion that capital punishment is unfair is an uncritically accepted faith based on logical fallacies, unwarranted assumptions and insupportable assertions. For knowing leaders, the demand for fairness is a cynical ploy intended to abolish the penalty rather than make it fair. […]

Interview With Hollywood’s Rugged Rebel Michael Rooker on Guns, Politics and More

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Reprinted from the May 2014 print edition of Western Shooting Journal

Veteran character actor Michael Rooker is long known as a go-to guy in Hollywood for playing it tough and gruff. Most recently, the 59-year-old Rooker has proven to be a reliable TV star, wreaking havoc […]

THE DEATH PENALTY’S “FINELY TUNED DEPRAVITY CALIBRATORS” Fairness Follies of Fairness Phonies Fixated on Criminals Instead of Crimes -- PART I

For naïve followers, the notion that capital punishment is unfair is an uncritically accepted faith based on logical fallacies, unwarranted assumptions and insupportable assertions. For knowing leaders, the demand for fairness is a cynical ploy intended to abolish the penalty rather than make it fair.

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THE DEATH PENALTY’S “FINELY TUNED DEPRAVITY CALIBRATORS” Fairness Follies of Fairness Phonies Fixated on Criminals Instead of Crimes

Contrary to charges leveled by those addicted to saving brutal murderers, the death penalty is the only fair punishment. […]

ElectionWatch 2014: Us v. Them

We’re just seven days away from Election Day. On November 4, 2014, tens of millions of American citizens will head to the polls to elect their governors, senators, and representatives–those who will govern and represent them in public office. This occasion presents a responsibility on the part of the electors to know who they are […]

A ‘Final Theory’ of God - An Overview: Part II

ImagebookA ‘Final Theory’ of God demonstrates that philosophy, science and religion are all saying the same thing, only in different ‘tongues’. But it also shows that they are all seeking the same thing – a supreme law, and a supreme lawmaker.

Science finds a supreme law in […]

A ‘Final Theory’ of God - An Overview: Part I

ImagebookBy the time I had published my second book in 2007, I had already become weary of the relentless attacks on the notion of God from certain scientists, and an ‘intellectual’ clique of atheists and humanists like Richard Dawkins, AC Grayling, and the late Christopher Hitchens.

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PHOTOS: Strong showing at I-594 protest rally in Seattle against gun control

I-594 signOn October 18, 250 to 300 gun rights activists met in downtown Seattle’s Westlake Park to protest I-594, making it the safest place that day to be in the state. Only one park ranger showed up to monitor the rally, and he didn’t bother carrying […]

Tom DeLay Exonerated by Final Court in Texas; Liberal Media Virtually Silent

tom delayIf you tried to find out what recently happened in court ending the criminal case against former GOP Congressman Tom DeLay, almost all the results that come up are from conservative sites. The left-wing news media deliberately ignored the story of his total legal exoneration earlier […]

Oscillating Between Rage and Resignation: A Review of David Horowitz’ Book, ‘Take No Prisoners’

In David Horowitz’ new book, Take No Prisoners, there is a surfeit of rage and an undercurrent of resignation. Horowitz was a red diaper baby and one of the leaders of the radical left movement five decades ago. But he saw the light and remade himself into a bedrock conservative, which stance he has maintained […]

CANADA UNDER SIEGE – “DECONSTRUCTING” THE ROOTS OF EVIL

A CANADIAN’S FIRST RESPONSE TO THE MURDEROUS ASSAULT ON OUR WAY OF LIFE JUST YESTERDAY (ON OCTOBER 22, 2014)

Yes it’s true – this morning after yesterday’s murderous attack on the Canadian Parliament — a small modicum of hindsight suggests that yesterday was the metaphorical equivalent of Canada’s “9/11”: the realization that we have indeed […]








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