Duly Noted - Perils and their Perspectives

Duly Noted

It is risky to take the rickety boat from Africa to Europe. Nevertheless, masses embark on a journey to a dream that dissipates once reached. Unshaken by the perils, the goal remains to enter an assumed paradise. The participants put themselves in harm’s way and antagonize […]

Run Jimmy Duncan Run!

I consider myself an across-the-board conservative but of the paleo sort, therefore I tend to disagree with mainstream conservatives on a few issues, most notably foreign policy. I say this to indicate that I am not a single issue voter. I have several issues that I prioritize in importance when evaluating a candidate. A discussion […]

The Political Implications Of Kelley Paul’s “True and Constant Friends”

True and Constant Friends Love and Inspiration from our Grandmothers Mother and FriendsAmericans have a deep ambivalence about the role of First Lady.

In a 1992 segment of Nightline correspondent Jackie Judd […]

Education as the Key to Opportunity and Upward Mobility

trdschlsWith respect to providing for upward mobility, the most important social mobility function a government can perform may be that of education. In an open society, education gives each citizen the opportunity to advance on […]

The Death Tax, the Flat Tax – and Warren Buffett’s Fat Tax Breaks

wrnbftWe just hobbled through another tax season. The excruciating excursion into the ridiculous thicket that is the roughly 75,000 page tax code.

All for the privilege of giving federal, state and local governments record […]

Why Congress is Dysfunctional

dnthngcngrsWe have all heard complaints about the “do nothing congress” for the past several presidential administrations. Indeed, we frequently see that congressional approval numbers flirt with historically low positive rates. This has […]

Net Neutrality Is Just As Stupid Internationally As It Is Here

ntntrltyNet Neutralityremains an omni-directional terrible idea.

Here in the United States, Net Neutrality exponentially increases the government’s ability to tax the Internet. Starting with the 17.4% Universal Service Fund (USF) tax. Which […]

Sleazy Gun-Control Bureaucrats Shut Down Legendary Gun Range

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The author feels more comfortable shooting at the Kitsap Rifle and Revolver Club than anywhere else, due to its level of safety and expertise.

One sneaky new way gun-control activists are taking […]

Legal defense fund started for targeted conservative attorney and blogger Rachel Alexander

MM Michelle Malkin said about what happened to Rachel Alexander:

“Make no mistake: This is just another nasty battle in the Left’s long war to marginalize, demonize, and criminalize conservative dissent. The […]

Interventionists Need to Grasp the Concept of Neutrality

When I agree with someone on a political issue and I see him getting a bit carried away with his rhetoric, it’s easy to overlook, but when I disagree with someone on an issue, especially when we have essentially opposite opinions on a heated emotional issue, excesses of rhetoric really rub me the wrong way. […]

Bring On A Republican Pride Movement!

rpblcnprdRepublicans! To the barricades, mes enfants!

As The National Journal noted late last year, in an article entitled It’s Hard Out There For A Bay Area Conservative, “‘Conservatives in Northern California ‘have been beaten into submission,’ […]

The Profounder Meaning of the Sound of Music than Pure Entertainment

sndofmscThe stars of the Sound of Music were reunited in Hollywood at the end of March to celebrate the 50th anniversary milestone of the 1965 musical that has become an enduring […]

Liberals DO NOT Believe in Freedom for All

algrglblwrmngThis past weekend, I spent a lot of time outside working on my landscaping. The long, hard winter of looks to be over. And I would just like to say thank you to […]

Opening a Can of Worms (or Chimpanzees)

I can distinctly recall that back in law school our class had occasion to discuss a case in which some purportedly enlightened individuals sought permission to sue the court on behalf of certain animals, the nature of which now escapes me. Suffice it to say that it was an environmental matter and the animals lost […]

Book Review: Remembering Who We Are

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When Zev Chafets published his memorable biography of Rush Limbaugh a few years ago I was privileged and honored to be able to review his work. It was an excellent and unbiased piece of writing, […]

Which Presidential Candidates Will Support a White House Council on Boys and Men?

fthr-snThere used to be a stigma in recent years toward forming male-only organizations, due to the perception they were sexist; excluding women for the benefit of men. But as boys and men […]

TODAY’S INVESTMENT TIPS FOR TOMORROW …REMEMBER THE CLARION CRY OF JOHN TEMPLETON: “THE TIME OF MAXIMUM PESSIMISM IS THE BEST TIME TO BUY!”

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DOWN BABY DOWN! — Panic On Wall Street — The Real Thing!

Yikes! In one week’s panic selling (we’re […]

Larry Kudlow’s False Challenge to Hillary Clinton

Larry Kudlow is a man whom I generally respect. He has a good handle on matters of business and economics and therefore deserves attention. But sometimes even the best of us goof up. That was the case in Kudlow’s recent column in which he challenged Hillary Clinton to, as he put it, “Return to a […]

Duly Noted - Footnotes to the Big Picture

 

 

Duly Noted

Freedom is open to abuse by those that scorn the liberty of others. A British portal carries this title: “Extremists are setting up anti-British schools”. What does this tell us? The foes of liberty exploit the freedoms we grant. Thus, basic rights become instruments […]

Why Is Human History an Inhuman Nightmare?

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This is an excerpt from John Harris’s new book, Climbing Backward Out of Caves, which makes a case for the rational basis of belief in a higher being.

Finally we have what is perhaps the twentieth century’s premier reason for denying God’s […]

The Technocratic Elitism of Modern Environmentalism

Technocracy Rising

Book Review: Patrick Wood’s

“Technocracy Rising: The Trojan Horse of Global Transformation”

Modern America is saddled with many albatrosses weighing heavily upon the neck of her God given liberties coming from a variety of different directions – everything from the entitlement ethos to leftist political correctness, from a staggering debt […]

RFRA’s do not License Class Discrimination

rlgsfrdmThe recent passage of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act in Indiana has caused a disproportionate amount of push back considering a similar law was passed under a democratic administration at the federal level […]

“It’s The Economy, Stupid!” What Could Really Hurt The Republicans In 2016

obmecnmy“It’s the economy, stupid!” The weirdest thing about the onrushing 2016 presidential cycle is the scarcity of a GOP economic growth theme. Missing, too, is a serious growth agenda. That gap — not […]

The American Dream Is For Dreamers

amrcndrmOver 230 years ago, a group of men had a dream. They dreamed of a nation of free people. A nation that existed solely to allow its citizens to live out their own […]

Higher Costs, New Taxes – The Perpetual Lie: More Government = Less Expensive

bltdgvt3We’ve heard it for generations. Let government get more involved – and private sector prices will fall. We’ve heard it in defense of new programs – and (ever) more regulations.

We have […]







The politically motivated, wrongful prosecution of Rick Renzi

Rick Renzi Puts Together Top Legal Team to Appeal Hidden Evidence of FBI Agent's Corruption


Judge Unbelievably Refuses to Grant a Retrial for Former Rep. Renzi Despite Finding Rampant Prosecutorial Wrongdoing


Bombshell: New Evidence Reveals Prosecutor Corruption in Trial Against Former Congressman Rick Renzi


Time For a Congressional Investigation: Shattering New Developments of Corruption in Rep. Renzi Trial


Judge Unravels Illegal Activity by Prosecution That Ensured a Conviction of Renzi — But Will he do Anything About it?


Former Congressman Renzi Deserves a New Trial


SCOTUS Turns Down Former Rep. Rick Renzi’s Appeal of Legal Assault




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