Ferguson / St. Louis residents discover the 2nd Amendment CNN hardest hit

“Gentlemen, I refuse to sign any pledge. I never have been drunk, and, by the blessing of God, I never will get drunk, but I have a constitutional privilege to get drunk, and that privilege I will not sign away.” James "Chancellor" Kent Amazing how many people discover the importance of the 2nd Amendment when … Continue reading Ferguson / St. Louis residents discover the 2nd Amendment CNN hardest hit

Keith Hennessy on Jonathan Gruber’s honesty

Honesty, you may ask? Yes, honesty. MIT's Jonathan Gruber has been quite explicit on his position: Lack of transparency is a huge political advantage. And basically, call it the stupidity of the American voter or whatever, but basically that was really really critical for the thing to pass.As Alinsky said, “A good tactic is one … Continue reading Keith Hennessy on Jonathan Gruber’s honesty

I’m old enough to remember when displacing Arabs was criminal

I thought this kind of thing was considered a crime against humanity: ...troops are pressing ahead with the demolition of hundreds of homes along the border with the Gaza Strip, cutting off electricity and firing warning shots in the air in a heavy-handed campaign to evict thousands of residents from the volatile area. I would … Continue reading I’m old enough to remember when displacing Arabs was criminal

Gruber’s Unwitting Indictment of the Media

James Taylor: The chips are down. I want you to keep everything that Smith says out of all our newspapers and all the others you can line up in the state. Mr. Smith Goes to Washington 1939 Dalek: Do not deviate. Doctor Who Destiny of the Daleks 1979 A lot of bloggers have already written … Continue reading Gruber’s Unwitting Indictment of the Media