Archive for March 2013

A breakdown in the collective intellectual processes of America

The commenters at YouTube accuse this video of taking Obama’s comments out of context. I don’t know what context could possibly change the meaning of what Obama so plainly says in these video snippets, but here are a couple of typical examples from the Obamanistas” 1NakedChicken1 1 year ago Only someone whose point is grouned…

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A President to wish for

We may not have a president who loves America, we may not have a president who is a wise and decent man, but we can imagine what one would look like in a virtual reality townhall meeting. “Imagine a country where not only are the borders secured by armed guards, but once you entered the…

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Mr. Mullen’s Ramblings

Mr. Mullen has a following for his occasional Ramblings in which he vents his ideas about government and the social order, all of which I agree with so I’m proud to post it here, with his approval: I’ve had a little static from many of you who have asked why I haven’t written a RAMblings…

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R.I.P. Anthony Lewis, 85

His book, “Gideon’s Trumpet,” about the 1963 Supreme Court case of Gideon v. Wainwright, the decision that guaranteed lawyers to poor defendants charged with serious crimes, inspired me to want to be a lawyer. Now that I’ve been a lawyer most of my adult life I’m not sure I should be grateful, but all that…

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New York’s Nasty Little Fascist Mayor

Fascism Defined The opinion of the New York Supreme Court [that’s the trial court in New York State] is here. The ruling that Bloomberg claims is “clearly wrong” is 34 pages long and analyzes the New York Charter from the day in 1626 when the Lenapes Indians sold Manhattan Island to the Dutch for $23,…

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Putin’s Mediterranean Ambitions

From the Scotsman: Gerald Warner: Cyprus caught in proxy war between between old enemies. Western politicians who struggle to under­stand Vladimir Putin should bin [collect] intelligence reports and buy some good biographies of Peter the Great, Catherine the Great and Nicholas I. Putin is a classical Russian nationalist; his rule is autocratic (to the gratification…

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Senate votes 53-46 to stop US from joining UN Arms Trade Treaty

From The Hill: In the last batch of amendment votes to the budget, the Senate voted on several foreign policy proposals. Sen. James Inhofe (R-Okla.) introduced an amendment that would prevent the United States from entering into the United Nations Arms Trade Treaty in order to uphold the Second Amendment. His amendment passed on a…

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Miami crime problem discussed on an airplane

Two men on a cross country flight start a conversation at 35,000 feet.  One says to the other, “Hi, I’m from Wisconsin, where are you from?” “Miami,” says the other. “Oh boy, Miami.  Terrible crime problem down there, huh?” “No, not so bad anymore,” answered the Floridian.  “They’ve done a pretty good job of cleaning…

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