Archive for August 2016

Hillary Clinton will leave us defenseless to criminals

Hillary Clinton has supported the concept of confiscating firearms from law-abiding citizens. Despite what she says to try and get elected, she would stack the Supreme Court with anti-gun justices who would overturn our fundamental right of self-protection. So it is not an understatement to say that the future of American freedom is at stake…

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The MacGuffinization of the courts

A few years ago, actually 17 years ago, I was suffering the increasingly common syndrome of “lawyer burnout” and decided to try my hand at homebuilding. In negotiating the sale of a luxury home I was building I made the mistake of closing the sale while the home was still under construction so that I…

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3,937 days since the last major hurricane hit land fall

The Washington Post reports that there hasn’t been a major hurricane to hit the U.S. East Coast since hurricane Katrina in 2005. [Hurricane Sandy had transitioned to a post tropical storm when it struck New Jersey in 2012, and was no longer classified as a hurricane at landfall.]  This sad fact hits the Climate Change…

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Trump is bouncing back

Take a look at this Real Clear Politics averaging of polls taken since July 29 [click to enlarge]: Not only is Trump slowly coming back from the doldrums, he’s within the margin of error of the one poll that counts a lot people and is based on likely voters as opposed to registered voters or…

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Erdoğan’s Riechstag Fire

In a post on the failed coup in Turkey last July 16th, I asked this  question:  “On that failed coup, what if it’s fake? What if Erdoğan himself staged the coup so he can seize more power? What if a fake coup is Erdoğan’s version of the Reichstag fire?” Nice to see that this Reuters piece yesterday raises…

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The End of the Road

The end of the Road to Serfdom that is, and that is what is happening now in Venezuela. The end of the road to serfdom is governent violence against the people and enslavement of the people.  We should not be fooled into thinking that socialism has worked in Scandinavian countries and Canada. Those countries are…

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People in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones

Obama once said he read that in the Bible. Howie Carr has a response to Obama’s “unfit” denunciation of Donald Trump yesterday: It Takes One to Know One And he puts the blast on someone else for lacking “basic knowledge.” Brave talk from a guy who thinks there are 57 states, that they speak Austrian…

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