Archive for June 2015

From Poor Richard’s Almanac

“Freedom of speech is a principal pillar of a free government; when this support is taken away, the constitution of a free society is dissolved, and tyranny is erected on its ruins.” —Benjamin Franklin We know that those on the Left cherish their own freedom even if they don’t care much about the freedom of…

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It’s right there in the Constitution…don’t you see it?

Justice Anthony Kennedy was the swing vote and wrote the opinion in which the United States Supreme Court on Friday found a right to same sex marriage in the U.S. Constitution. Kennedy said this was a right that always existed it’s just that nobody had noticed it before. Since the Constitution says nothing about marriage…

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When will Democrats apologize for slavery, Jim Crow, Lynching, segregation, and more

An open letter to DNC Chairman Debbie Blabbermouth Schultz details the historical facts  of the Democrat party’s involvement with oppression of black people throughout most of American history. Because Republicans are so tongue tied and feckless they have allowed the Democrats to create a massive false meme in politics blaming them for all the vile public policies…

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The Best Things in Life Are Free

This free Kindle download is a treasure not to be missed by anyone interested in the subject, which ought to be everyone. Millennials have been accused of wanting everything for free. If that’s true, and there’s evidence it is, they should jump at this free Kindle book. Of course, then they’d have to read it and that…

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The real cause of the 2008 financial crisis — Government

Far from being a failure of free market capitalism, the Depression was a failure of government. Unfortunately, that failure did not end with the Great Depression. . . . In practice, just as during the Depression, far from promoting stability, the government has itself been the major single source of instability. — Milton Friedman The…

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After 156 years Darwinism remains ascendant — Why is that?

Charles Darwin, born on the same day as Abraham Lincoln, February 12, 1809, had been appointed Naturalist for the world wide voyage of HMS Beagle which departed Devonport on December 27, 1831 and returned to England on October 2, 1836. It was on that voyage that Darwin conducted many of his experiments and observations that allowed him…

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Moose on the Mall in Boulder, Colorado

A small moose population was established in the North Park area around Rand, Colorado in the 1970s. The original 25 moose had grown to 600 by the 1990s, and had extended its range to the Grand Lake area. So now they have made their way to the front range. It’s confirmed that wolves have come…

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Victims’ Families forgive Dylann Roof

In case you don’t watch television news and might have missed it, the video of Charleston mass murderer Dylann Roof’s first court appearance is below. Most of the victims’ families were in the courtroom to tell Roof they forgive him. Forgiveness, as taught by Christian religion, is not so much for the person forgiven as…

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“Climate Change” Hoopla is Damaging Science

Matt Ridley is a highly regarded British science writer, highly regarded that is, by general readers and real scientists such as Roy W. Spencer , Ph.D., a Principal Research Scientist at the University of Alabama in Huntsville [See Dr. Spencer tonight, Friday, 6/19 on Stossel’s “Green Tyranny” on the Fox Business Channel at 8:00 P.M. Eastern, repeated…

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A gun-free zone is an attractive nuisance

Attractive in the sense that it attracts the very people you don’t want. In the case of gun-free zones the attraction is to crazed maniacs who want to shoot up the place. It’s a case of tragic irony that when something is declared gun free, bad guys with guns are attracted to come there to do…

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Hokum from the American Journal of Public Health

The Washington Post has a story on a study released this week in the American Journal of Public Health [Association Between Connecticut’s Permit-to-Purchase Handgun Law and Homicides]. It is deceptive, biased, misleading and incompetent from the headline: “Gun killings fell by 40 percent after Connecticut passed this law.” The headline is designed to fool anyone so ignorant and unschooled, not…

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