Shoplifters, come to Cook County and Chicago, “It’s open season on businesses” because of Kim Foxx

By John Ruberry This morning on Fox Chicago's "Flannery Fired Up" host Mike Flannery's first guest was retired Illinois appellate court judge Sheila O'Brien. She was the driving force behind the months-long but ultimately successful struggle to name a special prosecutor in the Jussie Smollett case. Kim Foxx, the leftist Democrat who is the Cook … Continue reading Shoplifters, come to Cook County and Chicago, “It’s open season on businesses” because of Kim Foxx

Why John Stuart Mill is still important

By John Ruberry I have been thinking about John Stuart Mill lately, a true liberal by the way, meaning he was open-minded, ever since Little Marathon Pundit returned from London a month ago. It was there she came across, at Victoria Embankment Gardens, a bronze statue of Mill. Then a week and a half ago, … Continue reading Why John Stuart Mill is still important

Resistance and Futility

by baldilocks For fans of the Star Trek franchise, the Borg collective was one of the most terrifying villains: a machine collective that forcibly assimilated individuals and civilizations with the goal of achieving perfection -- with perfection being the full integration of all knowledge, culture, etc., everything that is contained within individuals and within singular … Continue reading Resistance and Futility

Voting Choice Pays Off

by baldilocks And how rare is that? Many people cited a lone reason to vote for the presidential candidate that was Donald Trump: to keep Hillary Clinton out of the Oval Office. As it turned out, that was the sole reason that I voted for him. But there were other very good reasons. Like this … Continue reading Voting Choice Pays Off

Donors Keep the Southern Poverty Law Center Out of Poverty

by baldilocks Today I was interviewed by Chris Levels, who host a BlogTalkRadio show four days a week called Politics and Prophecy.   It was the second time that Chris invited me to his show, the second time that one of us had equipment failure, and the second time that I was one longer that scheduled. … Continue reading Donors Keep the Southern Poverty Law Center Out of Poverty

The New Night-Riders are Just Like the Old Ones

by baldilocks ... only smellier and more pathetic. This happened last week. Warning: gross graphics. After left-wing activists organizing a human feces or “poop party” to intimidate FCC Chairman Ajit Pai were reported to authorities by a conservative talk show host, she found herself under relentless attack. In an exclusive interview with Media Equalizer, talk host Stacy … Continue reading The New Night-Riders are Just Like the Old Ones

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

Yet Another “Movement” for Violent Leftist Kooks

You may not have heard of them yet, but they want your stuff and they mean to take it from you, because raaaaacism. via FrontPage Mag Discover the Networks: Formed in May 2017 and based in New York City, the Revolutionary Abolitionist Movement (RAM) is a contingent of the Marxist/anarchist Antifa movement which has made many headlines this year with … Continue reading Yet Another “Movement” for Violent Leftist Kooks

Crook County is what happens when you elect a leftist to run it

By John Ruberry "They'll turn us all into beggars 'cause they're easier to please. "The Rainmakers, Government Cheese. "I am sick and tired of subsidizing crooks." Roger Keats, Toni Preckwinkle's 2010 Republican general election opponent, announcing his move to Texas. Last month in this space I wrote about Illinois' bubbling soda tax rebellion in Cook … Continue reading Crook County is what happens when you elect a leftist to run it

Illinois guv candidate dropping socialist running mate over BDS support exposes Dem rift

By John Ruberry Even in Illinois this story was barely noticed, but the dropping of a socialist running mate by an Illinois gubernatorial candidate betrays a deep rift within the Democratic Party that deserves a close look. Late last month State Sen. Daniel Biss, a candidate for governor, announced Chicago alderman Carlos Ramirez-Rosa as his … Continue reading Illinois guv candidate dropping socialist running mate over BDS support exposes Dem rift

A brief summary of the witch hunt plots to overthrow Trump

By John Ruberry Donald J. Trump may not be going through a witch hunt, but he's surely the only president to face so many attempts to remove him from office. You are witnessing the single greatest WITCH HUNT in American political history - led by some very bad and conflicted people! #MAGA — Donald J. … Continue reading A brief summary of the witch hunt plots to overthrow Trump

Marching in Lockstep

Forward! The people who have nothing better to do continue to get their marching orders from fake news talking points and the protests continue ad nauseam and ad infinitum. Here are some of the upcoming demonstrations planned around the country: In Winston-Salem, NC, they are upset because President Trump fired James Comey and they think it … Continue reading Marching in Lockstep

SJWs are Loaded

by baldilocks I’ve got nothing. Therefore, go read this. Talk to a Leftist, and he will complain that dead people who looked vaguely similar to you perpetrated horrific crimes against humanity (while ignoring similar crimes perpetuated by people who didn’t look much like you). The Trail of Tears was your fault, so was slavery, the Holocaust, colonialism, why … Continue reading SJWs are Loaded

The Hard Way (UPDATED)

by baldilocks You may not be interested in war, but war is interested in you.  –Leon Trotsky, allegedly Noble sentiment. Look, the Hard Right has no desire to fight in the streets. No sane person wants to live in a society where there [are] constant, realistic expectations of ongoing bloodshed. That is why we advocate the removal of undesirables. We do not … Continue reading The Hard Way (UPDATED)

The Hell Below

by baldilocks Below Florida, that is. Michael Totten documents his visit to Castro’s Cuba: I had to lie to get into the country. Customs and immigration officials at Havana’s tiny, dreary José Martí International Airport would have evicted me had they known I was a journalist. But not even a total-surveillance police state can keep … Continue reading The Hell Below