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 occurred whether the majority of congress has belonged to democrats or republicans.

The American […]

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 goes up automatically every calendar quarter. And goes up each and every time three unelected Federal […]

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 away gun rights is by forcing gun ranges to shut down. By using vague […]

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 selective protection of free speech is unconscionable. The freedom to blog is under assault on so […]

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,’ says Chris Pareja, host of a weekly political television show […]

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 classic. Kicking off the TCM Festival and featuring a screening at the Chinese Theater in Hollywood,. […]

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 all the Global Warming advocates who are still at a loss as to why […]

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 was refreshing in this day of hit pieces and hyperbolic treatment […]

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 are increasingly failing in so many areas –crime, violence, and education to name a few – […]

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

Yikes! In one week’s panic selling (we’re talking about you, DOW, S&P, and NASDAQ), Americans watched most of their […]

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

 

 

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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

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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 over 20 years ago and, about 40 percent of states already have such laws […]

“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 demographics, nor electoral college math — is the GOP’s most serious deficiency in its […]

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 dreams on their own terms with their own God given talent and grit.

They […]

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 centuries of evidence to the contrary.

Government promises already made are unfathomably short […]

Stonewalled: Does our Government Lie to Us?

stonewalledIn the book “Stonewalled”, Sharyl Attkisson shows the answer is “yes”.

Myself, I had thought that the Fast and Furious scheme was simply an effort to trace how guns get to Mexican Cartels, and that though it went horribly wrong, it was non-political.

And indeed […]

Constitutional Private Property Rights Trump Legislation Written to Appease Donors

prvtprptyPrivate property rights are a fundamental component of any successful economy. If you want a nation to prosper – property must be safe in its owners’ hands.

Intellectual Property (IP) shouldn’t be treated any differently than physical property. In fact, in most instances – in many […]

American Voters Now Greatest Threat to America?

tdcrz-cndThrough illegal immigration and so-called refugee resettlement programs, both importing a new breed of American “citizen” and a new crop of voters, the U.S. elections are now heavily influenced by foreign anti-American interests. The voter demographics of our country are being intentionally and purposefully altered. But that […]

A Tale of Three Governors – Media Bias Edition

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Former Democratic governor of Oregon John Kitzhaber, who was forced to resign in an ethics scandal.

It was the best of coverage – it was the worst of coverage.

You’ve heard of Virginia ex-Governor Bob McDonnell, yes? And his wife?

Ex-Virginia Gov. McDonnell […]

How Rand Paul Thinks Different

rndpldctrFrom Louisville, Kentucky, U.S. Senator Rand Paul declared his candidacy for the presidency. The run-up had all the pageantry now associated with such affairs: prayers, recitations of the Pledge of Allegiance, a rendition of the Star Spangled Banner, and well-produced campaign videos galore.

There also was something […]










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