Archive for May 2014

Parity For Pro Choice — A Man’s Right to Choose

Reposting again because others are talking about this: “Having sex is not consent to parenthood for women, so why should it be for men?” This is a repost from a year ago. I am prompted to repost it now after reading James Taranto’s article in today’s Wall Street Journal: The Limits of Moral Suasion: Mayor…

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Shocking New Evidence on Domestic Violence

This graph from a U.S. Department of Justice Study from November, 2012 sets forth some shocking new facts about “Intimate Partner” violence. [Click to enlarge] The shocking conclusions from this graph, if it’s accurate and hey, it’s from the Government, is that the safest place for women is in marriage, and the most dangerous place…

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Trouble for Hillary Clinton in 2016

Have the Democrats moved so far to the Left Hillary is now seen by the so-called and mis-named “progressives” as too centrist? That’s ridiculous to conservatives. From our viewpoint Hillary is as far left as you can get without falling over, but liberal Democrats are already so bent over for gay marriage, income inequality, and…

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You have the right to record the police

Federal First Circuit Court of Appeals: Gericke v. Begin (1st Cir. May 24, 2014) LIPEZ, Circuit Judge. This case raises an important question about an individual’s First Amendment right to film a traffic stop by a police officer. Carla Gericke attempted to film Sergeant Joseph Kelley as he was conducting a late-night traffic stop. Shortly thereafter,…

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Intelligent quote of the day

…the left has pretty much given up. They are too committed to a reactionary defense of their 50-year-old failures, or they are too busy working themselves up into a frenzy of envy aimed at anyone who is richer than they are. It is telling that in Thomas Piketty’s blockbuster book on inequality, his one big…

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Know what the spies are up to

Below is the most recent newsletter of the National Motorists Association.  It describes how the private companies that make spy gear for law enforcement impose contract conditions on their customers which often lead to intrusions on citizens that would ordinarily require a warrant but the secrecy requirement imposed by these companies lead to infringement of…

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Dudley Brown and NAGR

Dudley Brown and his National Association for Gun Rights (NAGR) are either the most aggressive gun rights advocacy group in America, or a false flag operation out to destroy all gun rights advocacy organizations. Mr. Brown’s positions are extreme and his criticisms of other gun rights groups and anti-gun politicians is caustic, almost abusive. NAGR…

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