Silenced and Broke

by baldilocks Some mock as a conspiracy theory the notion of a financial elite gathering to impose its will on the rabble. Meanwhile, theory has become fact. It is the most totalitarian form of blacklisting: not just to be prevented from speaking on a university campus, or to be kicked off social media, but to be … Continue reading Silenced and Broke

LA is Better Than San Francisco

by baldilocks And Santa Barbara If there's one thing we Los Angeles natives and residents can take comfort in, it's this: we aren't San Francisco. Two restaurant supervisors in San Francisco introduced new legislation Tuesday to prohibit new office buildings from offering free lunch. Ryan Corridor, a local restaurant owner, told KPIX that they can’t compete … Continue reading LA is Better Than San Francisco

Obama to the People: Have a Seat

by baldilocks There’s the FCC (secret) Net Neutrality proposed regulation and there’s the BATFE ban on AR-15 ammunition. There are plenty of places to go to in order to read about these two tactics. And that’s what they truly are—tactics. We know, of course, about the straw and the camel’s back. Well, the Obama administration … Continue reading Obama to the People: Have a Seat


by baldilocks Again, I find myself writing on the fly, an unplanned topic. I don't even know what the topic is as I type these very words. Perhaps putting down my "feelings," my true thoughts would be best. Well, not all of my thoughts, since it is often best to keep some things to oneself. … Continue reading Portent


by baldilocks The following text is the first part of the War Powers Resolution of 1973. The last time that I reminded readers of its existence was in 2011, when President Obama decided, without congressional authority, to pull the rug out from under Muammar Qaddafi. PURPOSE AND POLICY SEC. 2. (a) It is the purpose of … Continue reading Principalities