Archive for March 2016

Violent crime increases after Pot legalization

At least in Washington DC. Pot was legalized 13 months ago and violent crime, when measured by the number of homicides, has risen steadily risen since. The following chart shows it: It could be that legal pot has nothing to do with this. Perhaps it is the famous post hoc ergo propter hoc logical fallacy to…

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Obama-appointed Federal Judge upholds 2nd Amendment!

Unconstitutional: US Federal Court Strikes Down Restrictive Gun Law on Mariana Islands A United States federal court ruled on Monday that the gun licensing law in the Mariana Islands Commonwealth violates the Second Amendment. The U.S. territory bans the possession or importation of handguns and handgun ammunition. It requires that all residents obtain a special…

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The Unhappiness Equation

The formula for unhappiness is not accepting reality; this impulse must be overcome in order to find happiness. Most people are about as happy as they decide to be. —- Abraham Lincoln It can’t be known whether Licholn actually said that. Many things are attributed to Lincoln that he probably never said. But we do…

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Chicago: 84% rise in homicides so far in 2016

Violence Surges in Chicago Even as Democrat Control Policing Debate Rages On. As of Friday, 131 people had been killed here in the first months of 2016, an 84 percent rise in homicides from the same period in 2015. There had been 605 shootings, nearly twice as many as at this point last year. Chicago has…

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How many people are killed by Islamic Terror in a year?

A lot of people will be astonished to know the number of people killed worldwide by Islamic terror each year. A website, TheReligionofPeace.com, keeps track of those numbers by the week, month and year since 9/11. For example, so far in 2016, through March 27,  there were 496 Islamic attacks in 39 countries, in which 5186 people were killed and 6812 injured.  In all…

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After Millennials — The Snowflakes

As did Gen X before them, Millennials are getting long in the tooth. A new generation is coming of age now and some people are wondering what to call it. It seems the “Snowflake Generation” might catch on. The “Pusillanimous Generation” would quickly be shortened to the “Pussy Generation” and might be misunderstood. The “Offended…

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That anti-Trump ad said to be an attack on Trump’s wife…

This ad was made and presented by a Super Pac operating under the name of “Make America Awesome.” It’s affairs are run by a Republican strategist named Liz Mair. Ted Cruz has been severely criticized for this ad. He doesn’t deserve to be criticized for this, and here’s why. First of all, the ad did…

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Bill Whittle: “Fascist Bastards On The Left”

Fascism is totalitarian in that it views everything as political and holds that any action by the state is justified to achieve the common good. It takes responsibility for all aspects of life, including our health and well-being, and seeks to impose uniformity of thought and action [Gleichschaltung], whether by force or through regulation and…

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Eiffel Tower, Next ISIS Target?

ISIS Releases Video with Exploding  Eifell Tower. Quote of the day: Funny how the media cluelessly asks, “What does ISIS want?”, when ISIS couldn’t make it clearer. — Ed Driscoll A post here from yesterday is about how ISIS is trying to erase history by destroying historical sites in Syria, most of which are at…

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ISIS is trying to erase ancient history in Syria

Below is a photo I took in Palmyra, Syriah in 2002. This is the historic Temple of Bel. It stood for over 2,000 years unitl it was destroyed by ISIS last year. Click to enlarge. Legend has it that this is the site where Jesus drove the money changers out of the Temple. It’s only a…

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Yale professor responds to Obama’s “Remarks to the Cuban People”

Carlos Eire is professor of history at Yale and author of the National Book Award-winning memoir Waiting for Snow in Havana: Confessions of a Cuban Boy. Powerline has posted Professor Eire’s response to Obama’s “Remarks to the Cuban People.” It’s easily the best thing you’ll ever read about Obama’s parade of half-truths, lies, platitudes, and myths…

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