Duly Noted - Winning and Losing: The West Against Itself

Duly Noted

“God is on the side of the larger battalions” is credited to Napoleon. Well, he knew about winning and losing wars. His only problem: the final sequence of these occurrences. His stature makes it risky to argue with him. Nevertheless, reservations emerge. Not because his […]

Election Lesson Not Learned: Lame Duck Democrats Rush to Tax the Web

intrnttx2Election 2014 was a gi-normous repudiation of the Democrat tax-and-spend, go-it-alone-government-knows-best model.

For everyone except Democrats.

(President Barack) Obama Pledges Immigration Executive Order By End Of Year

After Rout, Dems Plan Few Changes

Soon-to-be-ex-Senate […]

Internet Reclassification: President Obama Tosses Another Grenade After Second Election Shellacking

intrntcntrlPresident Barack Obama this morning released a statement calling for his Administration’s Federal Communications Commission (FCC) – allegedly an independent agency – to execute a unilateral, complete rewrite of existing law.

He wants reclassification of how the Internet is regulated – so as to […]

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 utility monopoly there, Xcel Energy, wants to use […]

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

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. […]

Video: Obama¹s Internet Takeover Just One Of Many Possible Huge New Lame Duck Web Taxes

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Thank you very much to all who serve and have served. #VeteransDay

Yesterday we had this:

Internet Reclassification: President Obama Tosses Another Grenade After Second Election Shellacking

President Barack Obama this morning released a statement calling for his administration’s Federal […]

No Sir: Veterans are Right, and Trashing Them Is Wrong

trshngvtrnsTrashing honored values is a great way to get attention. And so it is no surprise that as the nation plans to honor its veterans, on a web site that moved left past the double […]

The Gold Standard Did Not Cause The Great Depression, Part 2

gldstndrdhtlrAs noted in my previous column, AEI’s James Pethokoukis and National Review‘s Ramesh Ponnuru — among many others — appear to have fallen victim to what I have called the “Eichengreen Fallacy.” This refers to the demonstrably incorrect proposition that the gold standard caused the Great Depression.

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It’s Official: The Democrats are the Party of the Devil

dcrtsstnPerhaps the first clue, or the ten thousandth, was when many Democrats opposed the reinsertion of God into their party’s platform in 2012 and booed the judgment that the measure to do so had passed. But now it’s official:

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Republicans the Winners or Not!

chnsjbsWell obviously the Republicans are the winners of the Senate. And they deserve credit for keeping their mouths shut and keeping their feet out of their orifices. And all the liberal Democrats had to blame was Lord Obama. It is kind of like when Clinton decided to […]

Open Memo to the 114th U.S. Congress

namnstyOn January 3, 2015, the 114th Congress of the United States will convene for the new sessions which will run through January 3, 2017. The 2014 mid-term election was a seismic political shift in Washington D.C. power and the […]

NAACP Supports Democrat Woman-beater

crlshndrDemocrats will go after dog-fighters, spouse and child-abusers in sports. But when it comes to politics, Democrats look the other way.

The NAACP did exactly that, as they came to the aid of woman-beater Carlos Henriquez.

You likely don’t […]

2014 Election: Blacks, Hispanics, Young and Women Still Reliably Liberal

wmnmnrtsThe best predictor of future voting patterns is past voting patterns, to use a twist on a famous maxim. This is probably even truer of groups than individuals, and, despite some wishful thinking to the contrary, this […]

Welcome to EbolaCare — but the Website is Down

opnbrdrsA well known phenomenon in the animal kingdom is that when taking over a new pride, a lion will sometimes kill all the cubs. We don’t know exactly what kind of feeling drives him in this bloody act, but […]

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

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. […]

Obama’s Science Czar Wants Self-driving Automobile Mandates to Further Agenda 21

John Holdren

Obama appointed left-wing academic John Holdren as his senior advisor on science and technology issues in 2009. Holdren is a zealous proponent of sustainability measures and claims man is causing global warming. Holdren […]

ElectionWatch 2014: We Did It!

Defying widespread expectations of a close election contest, the Congressional and gubernatorial elections of 2014 resulted in a landslide victory for the Republican Party and were a major step forward for the Tea Party movement in its quest to take over Washington politics. As of this writing, Republicans had picked up an additional seven seats […]

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

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. […]

Showdown: 5,500 Washington State Gun Owners Intend to Engage in Civil Disobedience Over I-594

1-594 I will not complyFirst Connecticut, and then New York passed gun control laws this year – that many people believe are unconstitutional – turning hundreds of thousands of AR-15 owners into felons simply for […]

What Next for the Republican Majority

 

The 2014 midterm elections are behind us and the Republican Party has picked up more seats in the House of Representatives than they have held since 1946. They have also captured a majority in the Senate. The stage is now set for several confrontations. Central to this is the following scenario: The small neighborhood […]

Book Review - Neither Here Nor There

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Frans Jager presents the views of a first generation immigrant on American Exceptionalism.

 

 

 

We are constantly being reminded, “America is a nation of immigrants.” This is true, in a much as everyone who […]

Perspectives on the Scriptures: Genesis Day Six – ‘Programming’ Human DNA: Morality, Reason and Instinct

What we saw in Day Five was the start of the re-establishment of the principles of quantum physics which had been subsumed into the Classical laws in the previous Days.

That statement may require some clarification.

We should recall that the first three Days of Genesis explained how the laws of quantum physics “morphed” into […]

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

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. […]

On Shakespeare: King Lear, Macbeth and Obama

ldymcbthI am a man more sinned against than sinning. ~ King Lear

But screw your courage to the sticking-place, And we’ll not fail. ~ Lady Macbeth

Prologue

This is part II of my essay on William Shakespeare (1564 […]

Perspectives on the Scriptures: Genesis Day Five – ‘Programming’ of Animal Life: Reason in the service of Instinct.

Day Five starts with these words:

“And God said, Let the waters bring forth abundantly the moving creature that hath life, and fowl that may fly above the earth in the open firmament of heaven.”[Genesis 1: 20]

The first thing we should consider here is what is meant by “the waters”.

Although Day Four clearly […]








The politically motivated, wrongful prosecution of Rick Renzi

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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