Why do Conservatives and Libertarians squabble so much?

During the past two weeks I saw two Conservative friends post rather derogatory items about Libertarians on Facebook, and Libertarians do the same about Conservatives.  That is just a small sampling of what I‘ve seen since I’ve been on social media.  At times it appears there is an all out war between the two sides … Continue reading Why do Conservatives and Libertarians squabble so much?

Democrats retaking the House would be a Pyrrhic Victory

This article is most likely hypothetical because it appears that the Republican Party’s chances of maintaining control of the House of Representatives have increased since the Justice Kavanaugh debacle, and the Senate was never really in play.  I could be mistaken because most of the polls are unreliable and the media coverage is deeply biased. … Continue reading Democrats retaking the House would be a Pyrrhic Victory

Movie Review – Darkest Hour

I consider Gary Oldman to be one of the finest character actors.  Because of that I was looking forward to watching his portrayal of Winston Churchill, a role in which earned Oldman an Oscar.  I am aware of Hollywood’s far left bias and well earned reputation for completely disregarding actual history when making a movie … Continue reading Movie Review – Darkest Hour

If We Still Followed the Constitution Few Would Care Who is on the Supreme Court

Based on the mass protests, the despicable conduct during the confirmation hearings, and the shameful smear campaign waged against Judge Kavanaugh, it is safe to say progressives are outraged that President Trump has so far placed two Justices on the Supreme Court.  The framers of the Constitution and those who ratified it would be completely … Continue reading If We Still Followed the Constitution Few Would Care Who is on the Supreme Court

Blame Saul Alinsky For Our Current Political Circus

I don’t believe there is a more apt label for our current political climate than calling it a circus.  There is no better example of this circus than the entire confirmation process for Judge Kavanaugh.  This circus began with the protests that erupted even before President Trump announced the name of his nominee, continued with … Continue reading Blame Saul Alinsky For Our Current Political Circus

Chick-Fil-A Conquers the Johnny Appleseed Festival in Leominster MA

Yesterday I spent my day off at the WQPH 89.3 FM Booth at Leominster's annual Johnny Appleseed festival held each year in honor of the most famous person ever born there. I spent the day promoting my book Hail Mary the Perfect Protestant (and Catholic) Prayer (available here) , my radio show Your Prayer Intentions … Continue reading Chick-Fil-A Conquers the Johnny Appleseed Festival in Leominster MA

Sesame Street outs the Left’s Identify Crisis and the Human Cost of a Post Christian Society.

Yesterday I saw the news story about the Sesame Street writer who claimed that he wrote Bert and Ernie as Gay, Sesame Street's response (which I was only half joking as being "no their not, please don't stop buying our stuff" #rephrased Please please parents don't stop buying our stuff https://t.co/zgIZ6fxMw6 — Peter Ingemi (@DaTechGuyblog) … Continue reading Sesame Street outs the Left’s Identify Crisis and the Human Cost of a Post Christian Society.

My Takeaways from the Breitbart Google Video

Saturday morning I spent an hour watching the Google video that Breitbart put out. If you haven't watched it yet it's here There are several things that struck me about this video: The least important observation is that the appearance of the crowd completely confirms the stereotype that people have to tech types which by … Continue reading My Takeaways from the Breitbart Google Video

The Modern Courage, Truth and Friend Deficit

Fr. Michael Harvey: I was trying to make it easier for you. Maggie Harvey: I didn’t want it made easier, I wanted you to say ‘No’. Cracker My Brother’s Keeper 1995 Yesterday Stacy McCain wrote something that really struck me: There is a reason why slut-shaming exists. If sluts are not shamed — if promiscuity … Continue reading The Modern Courage, Truth and Friend Deficit

The Rude are Inheriting the Earth

I’ve noticed lately that fewer and fewer people know how behave in a respectful manner while in public.  I know I must not be the first person to make this observation and I’m willing to bet that a great many others have made the same observation in recent times. There was an incident this past … Continue reading The Rude are Inheriting the Earth

First They Came for Alex Jones’ Info Wars and We Did Nothing Because…

First they came for Alex Jones and his Info Wars and so many stayed silent, including too many on the political right.  When the same social media organizations come to silence their next right wing website will so may remain silent, or will it be too late?  Once censorship like this begins, there is usually … Continue reading First They Came for Alex Jones’ Info Wars and We Did Nothing Because…

Candice Bergen Bracing Begging to be hit by Trump

I laughed when I read these comments from Candice Bergen about the Murphy Brown reboot: Bergen meanwhile was asked after the panel about the show’s relevance at a time when the president is attacking the press. “The news now, thanks to our president, is in constant turmoil,” she said. “I think it will be reassuring … Continue reading Candice Bergen Bracing Begging to be hit by Trump

Why the Media/Hollywood Culture Prefers a Dead “Zombie Boy” to a Live Rick Genest

Son of man, speak thus to your countrymen: When I bring the sword against a country, and the people of this country select one of their number to be their watchman, and the watchman, seeing the sword coming against the country, blows the trumpet to warn the people, anyone hearing but not heeding the warning … Continue reading Why the Media/Hollywood Culture Prefers a Dead “Zombie Boy” to a Live Rick Genest

We Need to Step Up Our Defense of the Free Market

There is a philosophic battle royal, or even a metaphoric civil war, raging in this country.  On one side are those who embrace free market capitalism, the economic system that built the United States into the freest and most prosperous nation.  The other side is steadfastly trying to transform this nation into a Democratic Socialist … Continue reading We Need to Step Up Our Defense of the Free Market

Mob Violence and Harassing Others are not Peaceable Forms of Protest

The right to protest is one of our most important God-given natural rights.   It is enshrined in the right to assemble and the right to petition clauses of the First Amendment.  We have the right to protest for whatever reasons or causes we wish to.  There is only limitation placed on anyone who wishes to … Continue reading Mob Violence and Harassing Others are not Peaceable Forms of Protest

There Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free Lunch

The phrase I borrowed for the title of this article is featured in the libertarian science fiction masterpiece, “The Moon is a Harsh Mistress” by Robert Heinlein.  It represents one of the fundamental truths of the universe, one that socialists and big government types routinely ignore, often with disastrous results.  We the people have been … Continue reading There Ain’t No Such Thing As A Free Lunch

Pintastic 2018 Why Jersey Jack’s Success Matters

At Yesterday's Pintastic NE Jersey Jack of Jersey Jack Pinball held a seminar about his business that produces some of the best pinball machines on the market. These games are constantly in demand both on the market and at the show: During the seminar one of the attendees asked him an obvious question, why has … Continue reading Pintastic 2018 Why Jersey Jack’s Success Matters

The 21st Century Left Meets Hilaire Belloc

Abraham Lincoln: One matter further, gentlemen. We fight on their level. With trickery, brutality, finality. We match their evil. I know, James. I was reputed to be a gentle man. But I was commander in chief during the four bloodiest years of my country's history. I gave orders that sent a hundred thousand men to … Continue reading The 21st Century Left Meets Hilaire Belloc

The Unexpectedly Chronicles: Redefining Words Schadenfreude Edition

[The two priests arrive at the scene of the fight between Sean Thornton & Red Will Danaher] Father Paul: Father, shouldn't we put a stop to it now? Father Lonergan: [Smiling, making fighting movements] Ah, we should lad, yes we should, it's our duty. Yes, it's our duty... [Smiles as a punch is heard] The Quiet Man 1952 … Continue reading The Unexpectedly Chronicles: Redefining Words Schadenfreude Edition

Conservative Roseanne fans Saved from the Fate of Doctor Who fans by It’s Cancellation

The whole Roseanne kerfuffle brought to mind something I wrote when I announced that after 41 years my love affair with Doctor Who had ended: Now I know that since the series came back there has been a bit of a sjw agenda that has been pushed since the 2nd half of the 1st season. … Continue reading Conservative Roseanne fans Saved from the Fate of Doctor Who fans by It’s Cancellation