Archive for February 2017

What’s up with Republicans in Congress?

Scott Baio [actor and television director born in 1960] was a caller to the Rush Limbaugh radio show yesterday. From the transcript: SCOTT BAIO: Now, Rush, we’ve got a very small window here to show this country that conservatism works and that conservatism is the only way to go. Okay? And, to me, there is…

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Paul Krugman — Persistent Crackpot Prophet of Doom

Paul Krugman, economist for the New York Times, the day after Trump won the election: It really does now look like President Donald J. Trump, and markets are plunging. When might we expect them to recover? If the question is when markets will recover, a first-pass answer is never. So we are very probably looking at…

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How the Indians got the horse

The Coronado trail is well marked in present day New Mexico. It is the path followed by Coronado in the 1540s as he searched for the Seven Lost Cities of Gold. The last place he visited before heading into present day Kansas was the Pecos Pueblo, still there off I-25 between Santa Fe and Las…

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How to Clarify the Uproar from The Left

They’re having to face a reality check they can’t stand. Madness and Chaos: the Left in the Time of Trump. So they hate Trump but what are these protestors and their media enablers for? As far as I can tell they are for children but also for killing unborn ones with no restriction, no apology, and no need for…

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Left-Wing Climate Change Hot Heads

There are some clear distinctions between liberals and conservatives. The latter tend to think that liberals are wrong about most things, but conservatives generally don’t accuse liberals of being evil people, just misguided people. Conservtaives disagree with liberals without resorting to violence or name calling. Liberals, on the other hand, don’t just think conservatives are…

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Read This Book — Uncanny Predictions From 2001

Hope, a Novel About Freedom and What Could Be…is a book from 2001 that is prophetic of the Trump phenomenon. So prophetic in fact, you’ll be stunned at the level of uncanny accuracy with which this book unintentionally predicted in 2001 the events unfolding before us today. The attacks on Trump and his supporters by the…

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Fake News For Sale

The Associated Press (AP) makes its money by selling subscriptions for its news service to newspapers and large online publishers.  The fees are in the thousands of dollars per month, even in 6 figures per month for some larger news outlets. A lot of the “news” that AP sells for those high prices is fake…

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The Left’s Crusade Against Freedom

Debate? We don’t need no stinkin’ debate! The Left Silences Debate. An ideological Jim Crow has emerged in the nation whereby those who voted for Trump are called to collective silence while those who oppose Trump stand, lecture, and judge. Resistance to this new normative political stance is met with calls for violence, blatant acts…

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Scarlett Johansson Says It’s Not Natural to be Monogamous

Playboy reports that actress Scarlett Johansson said “I don’t think it’s natural to be monogamous.” I’m sure Hugh Hefner and lot of other men whole heartedly agree with her. But on examination her statement is ignorant of the history of human evolution and the peculiar pressures that formed the human psyche. I believe Richard Dawkins…

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Trump XO dumps the Obamacare mandate

It’s not gone but it won’t be enforced by the IRS. You  don’t have to answer the question about whether you had health insurance in 2016 on Form 1040 anymore. Previously the IRS would not accept a return if the insurance question were not answered. If you answered “No” then you had to fill out…

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Flynn Flagel Much Ado About Nothing

Fake news all the way down. Russia Narrative Quickly Collapsing as FBI Clears Flynn. The media narrative that recently ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn was involved in nefarious — nay, sinister and possibly treasonous!!! — dealings in his December call with the Russian ambassador is quickly collapsing, as CNN reports that the FBI will not be…

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The Deep State, The Establishment, and the Trump State

We know what the Establishment is. As Mike Lofgren defines it,  “All complex societies have an establishment, a social network committed to its own enrichment and perpetuation.” In the United States the Establishment includes party leaders in Washington and their unelected financial and political backers and supporters.  The Deep State is something different, it is sui generis,…

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