Archive for November 2014

The worldview that makes the underclass

This is from a speech by Anthony Daniels given at Hillsdale College on May 20, 2014, at the National Leadership Conference: I had been asked by the courts to examine a young woman, aged 18, who was accused of having attacked and injured her 90-year-old great-grandmother, with whom she lived, while under the influence of…

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Some good quotes that are related

All judgment is comparative. —Samuel Johnson What should they know of England who only England know? — Rudyard Kipling What should anyone know of anywhere, who only that place knows?  — Anthony Daniels A bug that spends its whole life on a leaf doesn’t know what a tree is. — Unknown I guess this means…

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Jonathan Gruber — the gift that keeps on giving

Oh boy, another video of the arrogant know-it-all architect of Romneycare and Obamacare talking about how they planned to pull the wool over the eyes of American people. How the American people are selfish boobs because “they don’t care about the uninsured,” implying that he and his elite buddies do care about the uninsured even…

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Climate is a natural force that we don’t control

From Dr.Roy Spencer, Climatologist: A Busted El Nino and a New Weather Norm. With the hopes of an El Nino fading (now reduced to a 58% probability), and what could be another early start to an unusually cold and snowy winter, it is useful to take a step back and examine why some of us…

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A night of Schadenfreude in a minute and a half

Conservatives usually cannot watch MSNBC because their heads would explode, but on election night it was pure Schadenfreude. A shocked and squirming Chris Matthews is quite delicious, but even so it would have been intolerable to watch it all night. In this video you can see it all in just 90 seconds.

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Global Warming update

The town of St. Augusta, Minn., reported 16.5 inches of snow Monday afternoon, according to the Weather Channel. The official total in St. Cloud was 13.2 inches, breaking the all-time November calendar-day record of 12.0 inches set on Nov. 21, 1898. Full story here.

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The scourge of civil asset forfeiture laws

When the police act as predators and see the populace as prey, the result is nothing even close to “law enforcement.” — Glenn Reynolds The comment was in response to these items in the news: Highway Seizure in Iowa fuels debate about asset forfeiture laws Police use department wish list when deciding which assets to…

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Understanding what a “Green Card” is and isn’t

A Green Card is an identity card given to a legal immigrant signifying that he or she has permanent legal residence status. Green Cards have never been given to illegal immigrants. Legal alien residents have certain rights under the Constitution and certain other rights by Federal statutes. For example, Green Card holders have the right…

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