Every single time there is a mass shooting gun grabbers immediately flood news programs and social media with a great many myths, mistruths, and outright lies about guns and mass shootings. For this article I assembled a collection of quotes that bust the most outrageous myths I’ve encountered the past couple of weeks. I’ve included … Continue reading Busting some myths about mass shootings
Whenever there is a man caused tragedy a large segment of the population immediately demand that the government does something, most often the something involves taking rights away from individuals that had nothing with the tragedy. That is most often true when the tragedy is a mass shooting. Red Flag Laws are currently the most … Continue reading Red Flag Laws are a stealth attack on the Second Amendment
History has proved that government solutions never solve problems, and most often make the problems worse. This is most definitely true when it comes to mass shootings. Banning guns is the remedy most often proposed for ending gun violence. Banning guns only produces a more plentiful supply of unarmed victims. Gun free zones were instituted … Continue reading Government solutions to mass shootings will not solve the problem
The recent war of words between President Trump and Representative Elijah Cummings perfectly illustrates one of the great philosophical divides between the political left and the political right. Those on the left most often believe that their policies will produce beneficial results. The reality produced by those policies most often differs greatly from the desired … Continue reading Progressive good intentions versus inner-city realities
A Facebook post by my local police department provided the inspiration for this article. The department has recently come into the possession of a trailer mounted video surveillance setup. According to the post, the video from the trailer can be recorded and operated remotely from the dispatch center. Soon after acquiring the unit the department … Continue reading Is the United States turning into a surveillance state?
I had extremely high expectations before I began reading this book. This is the third book of his I’ve read, along with a great many articles. Basic Economics greatly surpassed my lofty expectations. It is both extremely informative and highly entertaining. Each and every page is full of knowledge demonstrating how free market capitalism is … Continue reading And the award for the best economics book goes to Thomas Sowell for Basic Economics
The title of this article and subject matter may anger some and even offend others. Sometimes the truth hurts. Fascism, which I define as an intolerance and hostility towards ideas that are different resulting in censorship, has often been a component of the political left. Beginning with President Trump winning the presidency back in 2016, … Continue reading Fascism on the Political Left has become all too common
Today marks the 243rd anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. By lucky coincidence my weekly article falls on this auspicious holiday. This to me is a perfect opportunity to discuss our most seminal document in detail, something that very seldom takes place in schools and colleges any longer. As you can see … Continue reading Decoding the Declaration of Independence
On June 20th the Supreme Court handed down their decision in regard to the 32 foot tall Blandensberg cross, which is located in Maryland. The Supreme Court ruled correctly that the cross does not violate the Establishment Clause of the First Amendment. The rational behind that decision was however deeply flawed, leaving the door wide … Continue reading The Bladensburg Cross, Supreme Court Precedent, and the Dirty Dozen
Ever since high school I’ve been a huge Metallica fan. For some reason I’ve always enjoyed violent music, whether it be Punk, alternative hardcore, or thrash metal. Most people who know me find this strange because I’m such a mellow, soft spoken, nonviolent person. The message contained in Metallica lyrics appeals more to me than … Continue reading Metallica – Heavy Metal Monsters with a Libertarian Message
I’ve seen the ludicrous assertion that capitalism has a body count comparable to that of socialism bouncing around the internet with regularity. That assertion has also become the central theme of far too many college courses. To begin the research necessary to debunk this myth I did a Google search for the phrase “capitalism body … Continue reading Did Capitalism Really Kill Millions?
Since this week’s article fell on the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings I decided to make my article about that miraculous event. Calling D=Day a miraculous event is not an overstatement. During the first 24 hours of the invasion the entire operation very nearly spiraled out of control into an absolute disaster many times. … Continue reading The Miracle that was D-Day
On the same day I encountered two articles on Breitbart News that perfectly illustrate the hypocrisy of Hollywood in particular, and progressivism in general. The first article is Hollywood Freaks After Alabama Passes Abortion Ban: ‘This Ends with Impeachment and People in the Streets’. According to the article: The Hollywood left, from Lady Gaga to … Continue reading The Ultimate in Hypocrisy
Capitalism has very much become the boogieman amongst progressives. It has been blamed for causing mass poverty, destroying the environment, and so many other evils in the United States. Corporations are an even bigger boogieman than capitalism for progressives, They’ve become the number one villain in movies and tv series produced by ultra-liberal Hollywood. Capitalism … Continue reading Corporatism, Capitalism, and the Constitution
The title of this article was the phrase that immediately leapt to mind when I saw the Fast Company Compass article titled Microsoft Word is getting politically correct. Here is how the author describes this new insidious feature, which will be included in a future release. Microsoft will soon preview a version of Word that … Continue reading Microsoft introduces the first ever Newspeak compliant word processor