Even Social Justice Must Give Way to Basic Economics (UPDATED)

by baldilocks Stuff Spock Said. Am I reading this correctly? "Fight for $15" is the rallying cry for most Democrats these days. But soon after Washington, D.C., voters approved a hike in tipped wages to $15, Democrats on the city council moved to repeal it. (...) On Tuesday, 7 of the 13 members of Washington's … Continue reading Even Social Justice Must Give Way to Basic Economics (UPDATED)

Hollywood and DC: Never Our Betters and Often Much Worse

by baldilocks Wretchard goes long on the unmasking of the two Hollywoods: In the unending exposes of financial, moral and sexual turpitude we are witnessing a similar humiliation of a ruling elite. The critical role played by prestige in upholding the current status quo was no less important for the Western elite than it was … Continue reading Hollywood and DC: Never Our Betters and Often Much Worse

Short Observation About the Two Hollywoods

by baldilocks With the accusation avalanche of sexual crimes/misconduct being slung about in Hollywood and in the Hollywood for Ugly People (Washington DC), we have this bit of news. Former Rep. Anthony Weiner, who reported to prison this week to beginĀ a 21-month sentence for sexting with a 15-year-old girl, is hoping to stay in contact … Continue reading Short Observation About the Two Hollywoods

DC needs a reset

I've been in Washington DC for two days and I can't wait to go home. As politically horrible as things can be in Southern California, at least the liberals are easy to spot. In DC, it's hard to tell who supports who, which direction the winds will take them, and whether or not their stance … Continue reading DC needs a reset

7 ways Washington DC can make 2017 a great year for America

It's been a very long time since I've gone into a new year with hope from a political perspective... 16 years to be exact. The last time I expected good things to come out of Washington DC was 2001. Those dreams were crushed in part by a Bush administration that started off slowly. Then, 9/11 … Continue reading 7 ways Washington DC can make 2017 a great year for America

Ray Kroc Memorial Media Center Union Station DC 7:42 AM

After arriving at the drop off point most people headed straight to union station for breakfast and bathrooms, being of an adventurous nature I immediately set out for the capital with Janet following along. It was a slow walk Janet has quite a few years on me and has an ailment that restricts her use … Continue reading Ray Kroc Memorial Media Center Union Station DC 7:42 AM

2:45 AM On the Bus to the DC Exempt America from Obamacare Rally

The people began arriving at the rest stop in twos and threes, cars with bumper stickers that tagged them as tea party: gun rights, 1st amendment fans. They carried backpacks and bags and in a few cases like myself large cameras and laptops to work. In the parking lots impromptu discussions had already begun on … Continue reading 2:45 AM On the Bus to the DC Exempt America from Obamacare Rally

At Scott Brown’s Senate office 3-27-12

One scheduled part of our day was an 11 a.m. meeting with a representative of Senator Scott Brown. The first thing you learn is the lines to get into the senate office are long, VERY long and unfortunately unlike airports where if you arrive very early you can left people go around if you are … Continue reading At Scott Brown’s Senate office 3-27-12

Photos of protests at the Supreme Court on Obamacare day 2

NOTE: This post will be updated with additional video as uploads complete Yesterday Morning our group was dropped off in front of Union Station near 8 a.m. We were told that there were only two specific things on the Agenda, the Scott Brown meeting for the Massachusetts contingent and the 1 p.m. rally itself. Walked … Continue reading Photos of protests at the Supreme Court on Obamacare day 2

Voices of the people: Vee

I interviewed Vee who owns a fashion shop in Massachusetts as the bus stopped at McDonalds The Ray Kroc Memorial Media Center. Is it just me or are African Americans who were actually born in Africa more likely to be conservative? BTW the uploads on the bus are dead slow, I have a bunch of … Continue reading Voices of the people: Vee