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

Memorial Day 2018 vs Memorial Day 1963

This weekend I talked briefly about the crisis in England with Tommy Robinson's arrest and the unwillingness of Englishmen to stand up and fight for the basic rights of Englishmen that back when I was born would have been an automatic reaction. The question here is why and I think I have the answer. In … Continue reading Memorial Day 2018 vs Memorial Day 1963

The Government Solution is Always Worse Than the Problem

When Milton Friedman famously wrote “I think the government solution to a problem is usually as bad as the problem and very often makes the problem worse” in his work An Economist's Protest, back in 1975, that statement was a fundamental truth.  Today there is no doubt that the government solution to any problem is … Continue reading The Government Solution is Always Worse Than the Problem