Archive for November 2016

Shuffling chairs on the deck of the Titanic

As we debate transgender bathrooms and creating “safe spaces” on college campuses to protect students from ideas they don’t like, real threats exist that should be taken seriously. Hypersonic  missiles From China, Russia Pose Growing Danger The United States is vulnerable to future attack by hypersonic missiles from China and Russia and is falling behind…

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Colorado now competes with California for lunatic status

Colorado was once the columbine state. Then the voters, in their wisdom, legalized marijuana, making Colorado the pot state.  A hopeful delusion holds that legalizing pot and taxing it will do two wonderful things. First, it is said, It will bring money into state coffers by taxing grass smokers.  The proponents say that will be really…

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Fidel Castro’s Firing Squads, Atrocities and Crimes

This will make you wonder what Obama would have hoped to become if he were able to stay in office. I don’t believe Hillary is much different. The reason “Progressives” are so enamored of Castro is because they envy his power. If you can just put your political enemies up against a wall and shoot…

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Why Trump won — contrasting statements of Trump and Obama on Castro death

Trump won because he offered the American people a clear choice between a continuation under Hillary Clinton of Obama’s icky progressivism that smiles at America’s enemies and snarls at America’s friends, meanwhile imposing mountains of regulatory control over the people by executive fiat intended to transform America into something wholly different from the country bequeathed to them by…

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The real story of Thanksgiving

You probably think communism is the political system that Marxist philosophy brought about.  But communism was tried in America as early as 1620 when the first pilgrims arrived in Massachusetts Bay.  Karl Marx’s Das Kapital was still 247 years in the future, being first published in 1867. The Pilgrims wanted a system, under the leadership of Pylmounth…

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Hillary won the popular vote but here’s the catch

The catch is the electoral college and the historical reason for its existence. If you google “history of the electoral college” you will get lots of explanations of how and why it came to be. Most of them either leave out completely or treat too lightly, the real driving force behind the creation of the…

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Sun Tzu — If you want peace, prepare for war

Can America afford to NOT appoint the most effective combat commander in a generation as Secretary of Defense? Is there a better way to restore morale to our armed forces? Three big thumbs up for Gen. “Mad Dog” Mattis.

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