Crook County, Illinois soda tax is fueling “free” health care, pensions

By John Ruberry I've written a couple of columns at Da Tech Guy, one here and one here, about Cook County's hated one-cent-per-ounce soda tax championed by County Board President Toni "Taxwinkle" Preckwinkle, a left-wing Democrat. But the question I've been only alluding to here and on my own blog is this one: Why is … Continue reading Crook County, Illinois soda tax is fueling “free” health care, pensions

Get ready for America’s sestercentennial in 2026

By John Ruberry Tomorrow, July 4, 2016, will be the 240th anniversary of America's independence. Which means in ten years the United States will be 250 years old, one-quarter of a millennium. I'm old enough to remember America's bicentennial, and while there was some feeling of bicentennial overkill--CBS TV's daily Bicentennial Minutes aired for over two … Continue reading Get ready for America’s sestercentennial in 2026

BLM activists silent as 2 babies shot, one fatally, in 2 days

By John Ruberry You very likely have heard about the Black Lives Matter movement, the hard-left screamers who regularly disrupt political gatherings and even attack people who proclaim "All Lives Matter." One BLM leader called All Lives Matter a "new racial slur." A wrong turn into a dead end has been made from the sentiment … Continue reading BLM activists silent as 2 babies shot, one fatally, in 2 days

The latest battle in the long leftist war: The anti-police protests

By John Ruberry In David Horowitz' pamphlet Barack Obama's Rules for Revolution, the onetime leftist remarked, "An SDS radical once wrote, 'the issue is never the issue. The issue is always the revolution.'  In other words, the cause-whether inner city blacks or women–is never the real cause, but only an occasion to advance the real cause, … Continue reading The latest battle in the long leftist war: The anti-police protests

Ta Kill Ya Party

Latino Leftists go all in on the "ethnic" "justice": The "Tequila Party," a Latino group formed in opposition to the Tea Party, wrote to U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder and FBI Director JamesComey on Monday torequest that the Tea Party and several officials be investigated for their role in protesting and blocking the transfer of … Continue reading Ta Kill Ya Party

Joan Walsh: “Our Leaders”

There is a moment in the video that POWIP put up of Ed Schultz playing the voice of sanity (yes you read that right) that really says it all. “If we let the other side take scalps, the right-wing is choosing our leaders for us.” This is why she had no problem falsely attacking Andrew … Continue reading Joan Walsh: “Our Leaders”