“Go to the ant, thou sluggard; consider her ways, and be wise.”
~ Proverbs 6:6
“And indeed the use made of slaves and of tame animals is not very different; for both with their bodies minister to the needs of life.”
~ Aristotle, Politics (384-322 [...]
One of the most potent intoxicants in Africa today is the canned phrase “African solutions for African problems.” While ‘ASAP’ is an acronym that connotes a timely and efficient result, most if not all, operations that are veiled with the romantic motto, have proven that they are not indigenously conceived, funded, or driven. Since this [...]
One of my readers, we’ll call him Moses, is the publisher of a mainstream newspaper in California. He wrote me the other day with an insightful observation. Since Moses works in one of the most liberal industries, in one of the most liberal states in the union, [...]
Ted Cruz ended up with 35 votes, followed by Scott Walker with 19, Rand Paul with 17 and Ben Carson with 16. The next closest was “Other” with 9 votes. The poll was restricted to one vote per IP address.
When the “glorious past” attracts in the bleak present.
A madness, thought to be banished into the sealed coffin of bygone times, is reemerging. The returning Dracula threatens the destruction of the procedural order that preventively canalizes conflicts among advanced nations. Some [...]
In a recent broadcast by NBC News (May 15 2004), Rich Gardella &Talesha Reynolds reported that internal memos show that the Veteran’s administration (VA) has been playing “whack a mole” for at least six years in an effort to hide delays in health care for military veterans – a practice which may have resulted in [...]
It begins with my next “liberty amendment” to the Constitution…
Amendment XXVIII. Section 1. Congress shall make no law, nor allow any law to stand, which in any way allows for the withholding of employee wages, salary, payment, or compensation of any kind, for the purpose of tax collection.
The most insidious, insulting, and reprehensible [...]
OH, ANOINTED ONE, IF ONLY YOU HAD TAKEN THE TIME TO READ THE WISE COUNSEL OF THE OF THE FRAMERS OF THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, INSTEAD OF CONSTANTLY RUNNING OFF ON POLITICAL FUND-RAISING TRIPS – OR PRICEY TRIPS TO HAWAII TO PLAY GOLF WITH TIGER WOODS — THEN AMERICA WOULD LIKELY BE A MUCH BETTER [...]
The scandals are beginning to snowball around Arizona’s Attorney General Tom Horne, who is running for reelection this year. The latest revelation comes from a high-level staffer within the office, Sarah Beattie, who resigned last month because she believed Horne was running his campaign out of [...]
We all know the Second Amendment. We can recite it by heart. “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed.”
But it is infringed. It’s infringed every day. From the President to the line police officer, [...]
Hey, don’t blame me … I invented the Internet!
IN HIS LATEST POLITICAL SPIN, PRESIDENT “TALK, TALK, TALK … AND UHM, MORE TALK’ … PROMISES TO SAVE THE PLANET (BUT NOT THOUSANDS OF INNOCENTS CURRENTLY BEEN BLOWN TO [...]
Have you noticed that the cries of the cultural and political “left” in the U.S. are becoming more venomous and shrill? As President Barack Obama flails on the international stage and approval for his domestic agenda and his party in Congress slips away, so-called “progressive” Americans are [...]
A young American visited Nicaragua when it first had a Marxist government, and he describes what he saw..:
The Nicaraguan Association for Human Rights believed that Daniel Ortega, a Marxist who’d come to power when his militant group, Frente Sandinista de Liberacion Nacional, overthrew the Nicaraguan [...]
The unfortunate turmoil caused by someone secretly recording a private conversation with Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling who allegedly made some remarks that expressed opinions that the media have quickly labeled “racist” is being driven down the same one lane, one-way road where the media supports [...]
For decades liberals have lobbied against punishment and for rehabilitation. The argument was that a mugger or murderer was just a victim of his environment, someone caught in the crosshairs of bad nurturing and neighborhood. Accountability is unwarranted because the person bears no responsibility: he knew not [...]
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Democrat Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel yesterday made a very good point.
Rosenworcel: Delay Vote on Net Neutrality Rules
Democratic FCC Commissioner Jessica Rosenworcel has asked FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler to delay his planned May 15 vote on a draft of new network [...]
Global warming is one of the fun topics to write about. It is all make-believe but after coming off the coldest winter or calendar year ever, the global warming piranhas or pariahs are still at it.
Obama now has some concerns. Let’s start with the basics. [...]
While the rest of America recoils in horror at the atrocities committed against it by the Obama Administration and liberal Democrats on Capitol Hill, the people of Wyoming increasingly suffer the ravages of liberalism inflicted on them by a state government in which “Republicans” hold [...]
“We don’t do punishment [judgment]…. The way that we deal with our kids is, they are responsible for their lives….”
~ Will Smith (actor)
“…I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies; for the hardest victory is over self…”
I was listening one Friday morning to Brian Sussman, my local, San Francisco radio host on KSFO AM 560, talking about Earth Day. He was the first to make the connection for me of how contemporary environmentalists, are really just the socialists of previous history. I’ve heard him say that before. And that this environmentalist/socialist [...]
This report centers on the siege at the Bundy Ranch. But it covers all the issues around government vs. private land, who owns it, who controls it, who can use it, and who make money from it. Starting with ancient history to disclose the origins of our problems today, and tracing this to the Bundy [...]
Hot Air recently polled its readers about the next presidential primary. We were most surprised about some of the candidates who polled the worst, garnering around 1% or so. Are our readers similar to those who read Hot Air, or are there some differences? [...]