For some reason, nobody knows this…

Gun Homicide Rate Down 49% Since 1993 Peak; Public Unaware National rates of gun homicide and other violent gun crimes are strikingly lower now than during their peak in the mid-1990s, paralleling a general decline in violent crime, according to … Continue reading

Spengler’s top Ten Reasons to support Ted Cruz

Spengler [David Goldman] has ten reasons to support Ted Cruz for President. I like them all and you will want to read them all. Here is a brief summary: 10. He really knows economics. 9. He really knows foreign policy. … Continue reading

Uneven Justice in the Obama Justice Department

Michael Mukasy, from a speech delivered on July 19, 2015, aboard the Crystal Serenity, during a Hillsdale College cruise from Lisbon to London. Obama and the Obama Justice Department. If you think about it, it makes sense that in America—the … Continue reading

On being thankful on Thanksgiving

Thoughts from Powerline’s Ammo Grrrl: Since Thanksgiving was yesterday, let me enumerate just a few of the blessings that have been mine, living even as I do way off to the margins: two loving parents; good health; a wicked-smart, adoring … Continue reading

Misleading news reports of police shootings

Fox31 Denver — Shots fired: The data behind deadly force in Colorado: Earlier this year Denver officers shot and killed a mentally ill man named Paul Castaway. Security camera video shows Castaway holding a knife to his own throat (and … Continue reading

When worldview confronts conflicting facts

One’s worldview is the overall perspective from which one sees and interprets the world. Through life experience one develops a collection of beliefs about life and the universe. The German word that comes close to worldview is Weltanschauung [pronounced vel-taan-shau-oon]. Since Weltanschauung is … Continue reading

Ted Cruz Surges in Iowa

Nearly tied with Trump in a statistical dead heat, Ted Cruz slams Obama’s weakness on ISIS with Megyn Kelly of FoxNews: [Obama says he’s going to a global warming conference “as a powerful rebuke to ISIS.” No kidding, he said … Continue reading