Archive for September 2016

Here is something to like about Donald Trump

He does not hold grudges, he does not nurse animosity toward those who don’t like him. He gives as good as he gets, that’s for sure, but when it’s over, it’s over. That’s a good quality. Here is the latest example I’ve seen of this. Republican Senator Mike Lee of Utah has campaigned for other…

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Democracy and political ignorance

“He who knows nothing is closer to the truth than he whose mind is filled with falsehoods and errors.” — Thomas Jefferson Here is the one fact you need to know to push back the frontiers of poltical ignorance and begin to understand American politics. Five of the 6 richest counties in the United States…

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Why DUI laws aren’t getting drunks off the road

Anyone who has been a reader here for very long knows that I believe current DUI laws are ineffective at getting drunks off the road. You also know it’s not because the laws aren’t strict enough, it’s because getting drunks off the road is not their purpose. You can’t know the purpose of any human…

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Everything she touches….

The internet is awash with stories of the Hillary Clinton campaign making multiple charges against the credit cards of donors who intended to make a one-time donation of $25. Apparently, after the first charge the Clinton Campaign then makes multiple additional charges the donor did not authorize. In typical fashion, the Clinton Campaign tries to…

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Mowing the grass

This big bull was probably banished from the herd by the more dominant bulls. So for now he’s hanging out in a more peaceful neighborhood and building up his strength for another challenge. Photo by me on September 16, 2016. Click the photo to Enlarge.

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The NRA Keeps Winning

The NRA keeps winning. Actually, the Second Amendment keeps winning. With a propaganda machine that only a billionaire can buy, i.e., Michael Bloomberg, Everytown for Gun Safety and its affiliated organizations continue to spread the falsehood that the anti-gun movement is gaining ground in the state legislatures.  As part of this “story of success,” they also attempt…

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The Origin of Political Correctness

The phrase itself probably was meant to be a pithy little joke to ridicule liberals. The stark reality of where it comes from and what it is intended to accomplish makes it no longer amusing or even tolerable. Here is something I found that I think explains it well: For the first time in our…

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