Archive for August 2011

Is Self Defense a Natural Right?

Natural rights are those “unalienable rights endowed upon us by our creator” and have their genesis in universal natural law. They are to be distinguished from legal rights that emanate from man-made legal institutions, such as government. While natural rights do not come from government, they need to be protected by government; they need protection…

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Obama’s Reelection in 2012 Falls Below 50% On Intrade

Intrade prediction market nows gives Obama less than a 50% chance of being reelected in 2012. As of 10:40 A.M. EST: Some are predicting that Obama will start a war, or several wars, in an effort to boost his election chances. Wag the dog? That could backfire. Glenn Reynolds said THEY TOLD ME IF I…

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Liberalism, Liberals, and Innocence Lost

G.K.Chesterton said, As much as I ever did, more than I ever did, I believe in Liberalism.  But there was a rosy time of innocence when I believed in Liberals. Steven Hayward uses that quote today to preface some remarks on the stupidity and hypocrisy of liberals, Almost every day I wake up and find…

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While You Weren’t Looking, Obama Passed Immigration Amnesty

He needs the illegal immigrant vote. The new policy is that illegal immigrants will not be deported unless they commit another crime in addition to illegally entering the country. It is illegal for non-citizens to vote. So when they vote (for Obama), thus committing another crime, will Janet Napolitano deport them? Fat chance. The whole…

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Three O’Clock in the Morning In Washington D.C.

The British Disease comes to Washington D.C. And an all-female flash mob ransacks a convenience store — public reaction [vodpod id=ExternalVideo.1002102&w=425&h=350&fv=] In Britain the mobs are burning stores to the ground. Does it portend? Would be racist to note that there were no white people in these mobs? Read more at these related topics: The…

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Self Defense in Great Britain

The title to this post is an oxymoron, and could be the best example of an oxymoron. Perhaps it is just oxymoronic since an oxymoron is usually just two words juxtaposed which contradict one another, such saying someone was falsely truthful. In England self defense is illegal. Carrying any article or instrument, even a pencil,…

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Motorcycle Trip August 14 – 17

Long distance motorcycle (or bicycle) riding in the West is the closest you can come in the year 2011 to experiencing what John Colter and the mountain men felt when they rode out into big sky country on a horse and contemplated the wilderness in all of its beauty and danger. Their only defense from…

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Getting It Backwards

Liberals always put the cart before the horse. They think children must have self esteem before they can successfully complete a task. They believe consumer spending results in business expansion and new jobs. They probably believe the British rioters looted and burned because the British government has not given them enough free stuff. The truth…

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Five Reasons To Re-Elect Obama

John Hawkins finds five reasons to re-elect Obama. Well, these are the reasons a left-wing socialist-leaning Democrat would probably give you to re-elect Obama. The economy is in the tank, the private sector cannot create jobs, we-ve lost our AAA bonds rating, gas prices are sky high, but hey. Obama has experience now. So here…

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As Obama Goes, So Goes About 15% of Americans

Norman Podhoretz, one of America’s premier thinkers and writers, wrote a piece in the Wall Street Journal, What Happened To Obama?, in which he says Obama has an “unshakable strategic objective” to turn the United States into a European-style socialist welfare state while diminishing the leading role it has played in the world since the…

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