Archive for September 2011

Egotistic Narcissism and Cluelessness In A Still Photo

Usually a person’s bloated ego and narcissism are displayed in their words and actions, but Obama oozes so much of the stuff he can put it on display in a still photo. Here he’s the only one waving in a group photo at the United Nations with his hand covering the face of Tsakhia Elbegdorj,…

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FBI Crime Stats For 2010 Now Available

FBI Crime report for 2010 is here. The nation-wide violent crime rate fell 6.5% to 403.6 per 100,000 population and the overall murder rate declined 4.8% to 4.8/100,000. As usual, violent crime and murder are lowest in states with firearms freedom and highest in states with draconian firearm restrictions. Overall the Western states, however, have…

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Why There Is Not A Palestinian State — The Truth Please

The most egregious lies must be quashed with the strongest truth telling. William F. Buckley, Jr. said, “Truth is a demure lady. She is there, but people must want her, and seek her out.” We can seek her out in this Encounter Books Broadside. They call them “Broadsides” because, I guess, they are strongly-word critical…

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Rick Perry Makes the Case Against Obama

The other GOP primary candidates are spending their money and political capital making TV ads against each other. Rick Perry  is the only one using his resources where it counts — taking the case directly to Obama.  Donald Trump did that also and shot up in the polls during his brief dalliance with the GOP…

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Felons’ Right to Keep and Bear Arms in Colorado

UPDATE 1-27-2013:  See Guns For Felons? in the Loveland Reporter Herald of Feb. 27, 2013. A recent Colorado Court of Appeals Case, People v. DeWitt, says they have that right, at least if they are in possession of a gun for their personal self defense. There is an interesting discussion of this case at The Volokh…

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What If We Could Take a Mulligan On the 2008 Election?

Would anyone want to go back to 2008 and do it over, even if it were highly likely that McCain would win this time? Obama has been a disaster, is pretty much the prevailing consensus, and there’s no disagreement with that here. But where would the country be now if McCain had won? Back on…

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The Seekers 25th Reunion Concert — 1993

The Seekers is an Australian folk singing group formed in 1962 and broken up in 1968.  The original The Seekers consisted of Athol Guy, Keith Potger, Bruce Woodley and Ken Ray. Shortly after the group was formed Ray left and was replaced by Judith Durham. The Seekers had a string of hits between 1962-1968 including I’ll…

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Quote of The Day

“Yawn. It that it? Is that all you got left? Another freaking tax on rich people? Do you have any idea just how pathetic you’ve become? This sort of crap won’t even motivate your base any more.” — Bill Quick, Daily Pundit,  in response to Obama’s announcement that tomorrow (Monday) he will call for a new minimum tax rate for…

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